Nitish Dogra aka King ND has grown up in a strange land, away from his actual roots. Nitish who is actually a Punjabi was born and brought up in Chennai, and his love for his city is true to the core. With his upcoming album “Kings Never Die (K.N.D.)”, Nitish hopes to put his city on the map of Hip-Hop in South Asia. DesiHipHop.com is exclusively distributing the album, and the first look is out now!
“K.N.D is a dream project and is very close to my heart. This album is me reintroducing myself into the scene so I can reach out to more people and maybe help them in a few ways.” – King ND
Nitish Dogra aka King ND
Known as “Chennai’s Desi Rapper”, KING ND is a rapper and a lyricist who had energy for composing verses from his school days. He gradually built up his adoration for rap music and eventually began his vocation by releasing self recorded tracks in English. When he entered college he expressed to convey no-nonsense raps in Hindi/Punjabi. He has performed around his city, and furthermore ventured out to Bangalore representing the culture.
Talking about his journey in the hip-hop scene till now King ND stated, “I’ve been into the scene from about 7 years now and I really just made music for myself as it helped me ease off my stress. During this time I had a few listeners who came to me and thanked me as they could relate to my lyrics and it made them feel like they aren’t alone. It kinda hit me that if I could help a few along this journey then that’s a life well lived.”
First look of “Kings Never Die (K.N.D.)”
“K.N.D is a dream project and is very close to my heart. This album is me reintroducing myself into the scene so I can reach out to more people and maybe help them in a few ways. I feel that I’m really underrated and I do deserve to be heard out. K.N.D is a game changer to me and I hope it reaches out to a wider audience. You may not find it completely Hip-Hop but its just my way of doing music. Can’t wait to share my story with you all,” Nitish signed off.
King ND blends Hindi with a little Punjabi and likes to call it Hinjabi. His vision is to put Chennai Hip-Hop on the maps of the Hip-Hop scene. He has collaborated with various artists from India and also Africa. Nitish promises excellence with his upcoming album “K.N.D.” which is set to release soon. Stay tuned with DesiHipHop.com to get exclusive news about the album!