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Tharparkar's First Ever Rapper
Roshan Tanha was born in Mithi, Tharparkar on 21st January 2001. He shifted to Islamabad with his family when he was very young and spent 14 years in Islamabad, Pakistan. He is the first ever rapper from Tharparkar and he has been promoting Tharparkar in rap scene for a long time. He has Collaborated with some Pakistani rappers like Ali Demonios, Lilrapster and Zubi Zeex. He is the Co-founder of "The Volunteers" Foundation, which was found in 2019 in order to help the poor and educate people for free. He also worked in Showbizz as Personal Assistant of Rizi Shah (Fashion Designer). In a interview he said that he has been doing rap since he was 12 years old and he started his own foundation when he was 17 years old. Roshan mentioned alot of times that Bohemia (Punjabi Rapper) is his inspiration and he started to rap after listening to Bohemia. Roshan spent his life on streets of Islamabad with gangsters and drug dealers in past. He told that once his friend got killed in front of his eyes and after that he left all that behind. Roshan released an Album called "Zamane" in 2020, in which he told alot about his life. This young guy is promoting Tharparkar and becoming hope of people in Tharparkar. In a interview Roshan was asked several questions, some of them are:
1: How did you start rapping?
Answer: I was really young when I started to write lyrics and rap. I heard Bohemia and I just felt like this is what I wanna do in my life. I was not good at studies since my childhood. So I just continued to do rap and promote my hometown Mithi, Tharparkar.
2: What was your parents reaction when you told them about your career?
Answer: At first my parents were a bit scared and confused because no one ever tried to do rap here in Tharparkar and this was a totally new thing for everybody including my family. They didn't know what rap and hiphop is. I just asked them to give me some time and Alhamdullilah my parents are supportive and they didn't try to stop me from doing anything.
3: Most of your songs are about breakup, stress and depression, seems like you have been through that?
Answer: Actually yes, I have been through a horrible time in my past but I don't really want to talk about it. Sorry
4: Are you looking forward to Collaborate with other artists?
Answer: Actually I have done afew Collaborations till now. I've Collaborated with Ali Demonios, Lil Rapster and Zubi Zeex. In Sha Allah I have some big plans for future.
5: What is the response you get from people?
Answer: There are some people who spread hate and keeps on trying to degrade me but at the same time I got some beautiful followers who support me and love me. My followers are my Family.
Roshan is spreading awareness about music and hiphop all around Tharparkar. Roshan told his fans on Instagram that his aim is to spread awareness about different problems like rape, harassment, child abuse, depression etc that happen in our society on daily basis. Roshan has showed his anger toward many Hip Hop artists like Raftaar, Ikka, Pardhaan, Yo Yo Honey Singh and many others for promoting sexual activities in their songs. Roshan says, "If an artist will influence his fans in a wrong way, their fans will do the wrong thing and the person responsible for this will be the artist".
We hope to see Pakistani Hip Hop industry grow in future.