Rap music has been a popular genre of music in the United States since the late 1970s, but it was not until the early 1990s that it began to gain popularity in India. The man credited with introducing rap music to India is Baba Sehgal, who released his first album Thanda Thanda Pani in 1992.

Baba Sehgal was born in Hyderabad, India, and is a singer, songwriter, and actor. He began his career as a radio jockey in the early 1990s, and his popularity quickly grew. His first album, Thanda Thanda Pani, was released in 1992 and quickly became a hit, selling 100,000 copies in three and a half months. The album featured rap songs in Hindi, which had never been done before in India.

The success of Thanda Thanda Pani helped to bring rap music to the Indian club scene, and Baba Sehgal was credited with introducing rap music to India. He followed up the success of his first album with several more albums, including the hit albums Dilruba and My Name Is Lakhan.

In the 2000s, the Hip hop scene in India remained largely limited to the underground, with a very niche loyal audience. However, in recent years, the genre has seen a resurgence in popularity, with more and more Indian rappers emerging. Baba Sehgal is still an active artist, and his influence on the Indian rap scene is undeniable.

Baba Sehgal is credited with introducing rap music to India, and his influence on the Indian rap scene is still felt today. His first album, Thanda Thanda Pani, was a hit and helped to bring rap music to the Indian club scene. In the 2000s, the Hip hop scene remained largely limited to the underground, but in recent years, the genre has seen a resurgence in popularity. Baba Sehgal is still an active artist, and his influence on the Indian rap scene is undeniable.

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