Bohemia is widely regarded as the first ever Punjabi rapper, and is credited with pioneering the Punjabi rap genre. He was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1979, and moved to California at the age of three. His parents were from a Sikh family, and he was raised in a religious household.
Bohemia began his career as a hip-hop artist in the late 1990s, and released his first album Vich Pardesan De in 2002. The album was a major success, and established Bohemia as the first Punjabi rapper. He followed up the success of Vich Pardesan De with his second album, Pesa Nasha Pyar, in 2004.
Bohemia’s music is a mix of Punjabi and hip-hop, and he has been credited with bringing Punjabi rap to the mainstream. His lyrics often address social issues, and he has been praised for his ability to combine the traditional sounds of Punjabi music with modern hip-hop beats.
Bohemia has released a total of five albums, and has collaborated with a number of other artists, including Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and Snoop Dogg. He has also been featured in several films, including the 2006 Bollywood film Chak De India.
Bohemia has won numerous awards, including the MTV India Music Award for Best International Artist in 2007, and the PTC Punjabi Music Award for Best Album in 2008. He has also been nominated for several other awards, including the UK Asian Music Awards and the South Asian Music Awards.
Bohemia is widely regarded as a pioneer of Punjabi rap, and has been credited with bringing the genre to the mainstream. His unique blend of Punjabi and hip-hop has earned him a loyal fan base, and he continues to be a major influence in the Punjabi rap scene.