Friday, Nov 27, 2020 | Last Update : 07:51 AM IST
Electronic music producer and DJ Nucleya has joined forces with global dance music trio Major Lazer. He says it was always his dream to create a song with Major Lazer, comprising producer Diplo, and deejays Walshy Fire and Ape Drums.
Their song, "Jadi buti", sung by Rashmeet Kaur, is out now. It's part of Major Lazer's album "Music Is The Weapon".
"Jadi buti" is a fun track aimed at paying homage to the sound and style of Bollywood, but in true Nucleya and Major Lazer fashion.
Nucleya first met Diplo nearly a decade ago.
"I've dreamt of making a song with Diplo and Major Lazer for as long as I can remember! I've probably sent them more songs than I have ever released, hoping for them to vibe with something, and they finally did. When I sent this tune to Diplo, he was instantly hooked," said Nucleya.
"This happened about a year ago, and from then to now, we've worked on multiple versions of the song to get to this final version that we're now releasing as ‘Jadi buti'. In my wildest dreams, I didn't even imagine that I would someday be on the same record as Nicki Minaj, French Montana, J Balvin, Alessia Cara and more. India is yet to make its own place in the global music game, and I hope that this collaboration helps in facilitating that," added the Goa-based musician.
Major Lazer are no strangers to India, having shot their most famous video "Lean on" in the country.
"India is special and its beauty has absolutely humbled us every time we have visited," said the trio.
"We have an incredible fan base there, and we know that India absolutely loves Nucleya. We've been trying to work on a song together and ‘Jadi buti' was just the kind of song that we wanted for 'Music Is The Weapon'. Major Lazer has always been a cultural mashup, and the album reflects that," they added.