Rapper Rap Child India’s [Aditi R Nair] distinctive voice and magnificence belies her age. The 17-year-old’s curiosity led her to present a shot at hip hop when she was 13 years previous. Now, 4 years later, she has not solely made a reputation for herself as a rapper but in addition turned lyricist-composer-singer for the recently-released Malayalam movie, Kho Kho.
Though this isn’t her first time in cinema; her first movie was Tovino Thomas’ Kilometres and Kilometres, by which she rapped for ‘Thelinjee Vaanaake…’ She has additionally sung the duvet model of ‘Apna time aayega…’ from the movie Gully Boy for #WithALittleHelp a Google initiative, honouring sports activities individuals.
Kho Kho, nevertheless, is particular as a result of she has written and sung for 5 songs, moreover backing vocals for a sixth, ‘Kho Kho Theevandi’.
“It was an exhilarating and overwhelming expertise, regardless of the lockdown. I’ve been a kho-kho participant in my college, Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS (Akkulam, Thiruvananthapuram), so I used to be enthusiastic about it. Lyrics simply flowed and writing the songs was like a dream come true,” Aditi says.
Music director Sidhartha Pradeep contacted her, on the suggestion of director Rahul Riji Nair, asking if she would have an interest. “They have been in search of a voice that would slot in, for the rap. Initially I assumed I used to be doing just one music however then it grew to become 5. Writing, singing and rapping was all on the spot…” she says. She was one of many movie’s three lyricists, moreover Vinayak Sasikumar and Arjun Ranjan.
As a 11-year-old, Aditi stumbled onto rap when she heard a rap music on the radio. Not solely did it fancy her, but in addition made her wish to give it a shot. She says she is extra thinking about Western music, fuelling her curiosity in rap. She wrote many songs through the years, similar to ‘Really feel Free to Dream’, which uploaded on her YouTube channel throughout lockdown, she composed when she was 13.
“Rapping initially was not simple, nevertheless it wasn’t inconceivable both,” says the Class XII pupil. “The sound was completely different, which made me curious and wished to experiment. After I began there weren’t many Malayali rappers nor was it so mainstream.”
Aditi raps in Hindi, Malayalam and English, and uploads the songs on her YouTube channel. Her songs can be found on Spotify too. She provides, “I like to write down about a mixture of issues. I wrote and sang about sweets and marshmallow, which labored out nicely. Equally about stuff that’s occurring round us and issues that concern folks of my era. I wish to inform them by way of my music that I’m with them.”