Hot on the heels of the Bollywood’s youth rap anthem, “Apna Time Aayega,” Dubai-based rapper Ahmad Al Kaashekh dropped an Arabic version with hard-hitting lyrics.
“Apna Time Aayega” gets an Arabic version
There’s always something exciting when two cultures meet. Ahmad Al Kaashekh, who resides in Dubai and hails from South India, created a version of the song, “Apna Time Aayega,” rapping both in Hindi and Arabic. The video received numerous applauds with viewers calling it “better than the original” version and finding it “unexpected” yet “mind-blowing.”
What does the song mean?
So, what’s the rage behind the song’s hellish lyrics and hard-hitting lines? Ranveer Singh’s “Apna Time Aayege” depicts the life of a street rapper and his journey to fame after facing hardships all by himself. The song has emerged an anthem among rap fans, racking up millions of views on YouTube. Check it out:
Check out the last time a Bollywood song got an Arabic version
Bollywood and Arabic music are no strangers to each other. Last December, Moroccan-Canadian actress Nora Fatehi, who gained attention for her dance moves in the revamped song, “Dilbar,” lent her vocals for an Arabic version, collaborating with Moroccan Hip-Hop trio, Fnaire. The music video amassed over 70 million views on YouTube.