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Silento set to perform in India for the first time

IANS  |  New Delhi 

American rapper Silento will make his debut in India with a performance in Mumbai.

Silento, whose real name is Richard Lamar Hawk, will start his tour with a gig at Karma Club in Nepal on February 6. He will then play at Lord Of The Drinks in Mumbai on February 8 followed by Playboy Club, New Delhi on February 9, read a statement.

"I'm super excited to visit India and perform for all my Indian fans. This was a long pending dream which has finally taken shape," said Silento.

The 21-year-old singer-songwriter became famous in 2015 with his debut single "Watch me (whip/nae nae)".

"It's great to see how the hip-hop and rap movement is picking pace in India. Silento enjoys a steady fan following in India and commands a great loyalty fanbase," said Bhaskar Arora, who has put the tour together.



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First Published: Tue, February 05 2019. 18:16 IST