Naezy Shaikh is a Mumbai-based Rapper, Songwriter, & Music Composer who grew up in a chawl located in the neighborhood of Kurla, a suburb in Mumbai.
Nazey & Divine saw fame & appreciation after their hit track ‘Mere Gully Mein’ which was released in 2015. Their music inspired Zoya Akhtar to make the film Gully Boy which was based on the Rap scene in Mumbai & loosely based on their lives.
He is best known for his singles like ‘Ny Se Mumbai’, ‘Bombay 70’, ‘Voice of Streets’, ‘Vahem’, ‘Mere Gully Mein’, ‘Kyu’, ‘Sabke Liye Broadband’, and many more.
Naezy is also known for his tracks like ‘Mere Gully Mein’ from ‘Gully Boy’,‘Birju’ from ‘Hey Bro’, & ‘Hum Hain Insaaf’ from ‘Bhavesh Joshi Superhero’.
From a juvenile to a pop star, he has shared the stage with artists like Divine, Ncube, Bob Churi, Saheb, Byg Byrd, & more.
The documentary titled ‘Bombay 70’ was based on his life & was awarded the ‘Best Short Film’ at MAMI Film Festival in 2014.
His music is widely based on the socio-political issues & the struggles faced by the common man. Through his music, he strives to create awareness about these issues amongst the youth.
He occupies a distinct space in Indian hip-hop and has captured the attention of a global audience.
Some Popular Tracks
- Kya Bataye
- TPyaar Hai
- Kya Bataye
- Bombay 70