International rapper MC Hammer teams up with Bappi Lahiri
MUMBAI: International rapper MC Hammer has teamed up with Bappi Lahiri for an international film titled Will To Live.
This Indo-American venture is made in English and Hindi languages and has music by Lahiri. Title track ‘I got the music’ has music & voice by MC Hammer as well as by Lahiri.
Lahiri said, "This song has more of a fusion with rap."
While Hammer wrote the lyrics for his rap, Lahiri has sung his part in Bollywood style.
Lahiri has created a perfect fusion of Western and Indian music, whereas MC Hammer has sung the title song of the film. Other voices are of Asha Bhonsle, Sunidhi Chouhan, Kumar Shanu and Sharon Prabhakar. A remix version of Jashn Ki Raat is sung by Mamta. For the first time in India, English and Hindi songs have blended together in one album of Will to Live.
Will To Live is scheduled to release in June 2011 in India.
Shot in California and India under the banner of Netguru Films, Will to Live is directed by Charles Sleichter. Its star cast includes Geoffrey Broderick, Anusha Singh, Erik Altemus, Arjun and Subhasis.