pronounced ; born 17 July 1977 in Punjab, India
) in a valmiki
family. He is a popular bhangra
singer in India, UK, USA, and Canada.
Hussainpuri first appeared onto the mainstream bhangra scene through Mukthar Sahota
on a track titled 'Sohni Lagdi' who then moved onto a collaboration with Dr. Zeus
on the album Unda The Influence
. This album was a success with both traditional and modern bhangra fans with such hits as Ah Ni Kuriye
, Mele Vich Jatt
and Tin Cheeja
. He then did other notable tracks including Das Ja
, Gabru Shakeen
, Sadi Gali
, Ne Baliyeh
and notable appearance on the worldwide smash-hit DesiRock
. Even after working with so many notable artists on many record labels, Lehmber was still unsigned and had not released his debut album.
Soon after, in late 2004, Lehmber signed a one album deal with Envy Records in UK. He then began work on his debut album, which was supposed to be released on Envy Records. However, in 2005 he released his solo debut album called Folk Attack
in India under BaseLine Records even though he was signed to Envy Records in UK. This led to huge controversy and eventually Lehmber being fired from Envy Records without ever releasing a solo album with Envy. But that was not going to stop Lehmber. He quickly signed a deal in late 2005 with Serious Records, headed by his good friend Jeeti, based in UK.
Later, A compilation The Best of Lehmber Hussainpuri
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