Punjabi rapper and music producer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in India, officials said. He was 28 years old.
Muswara was born in 1993 in the village of Musa in the Mansa district of Punjab, India. He moved to Brampton, Ontario after he earned a degree in electrical engineering in India in 2016.
He was world-renowned for his charged rap performances and sophisticated music videos, especially in the Punjabi diaspora.
According to police, Moosewalla left home around 4:30 pm local time on Sunday and was driving in a jeep car with the other two.
At around 5:30 pm, police said three vehicle crew members (one behind Moosewara’s vehicle and two beside) fired at the vehicle while in the village of Javahark in the Mansa district. I am.
I am deeply saddened by the horrific murder of Sidhu Mousswara. Everyone involved is inevitable. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his fans around the world. please calm down.
According to police, Moose Walla was injured and declared dead after being taken to the hospital. He added that the killings were likely the result of “competition between gangs.”
The rapper, who also had an acting career, attended the Indian National Congress last year.
He challenged the Punjab elections in 2022 and was defeated by Dr. Vijay Singla of the Aam Aadmi party, the ruling party of Punjab and Delhi.
Punjab Prime Minister Bagwantman Tweeted his condolences In a statement from the Parliamentary Party, he told Moose Walla that his death “had a terrible impact on the Parliamentary Party and the country as a whole.”
The murderous musician of Sidhu Moose Wala, a candidate for the Punjab state legislature, shocked the parliamentary party terribly. Whole country.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to his family, fans, and fans. friend.
We are standing together. Unexpected, extreme sadness at this time. pic.twitter.com/v6BcLCJk4r
Symbol of Punjabi Diaspora
After moving to Canada, Moosewara had many successes in the Punjabi rap scene.He appeared in a crowd sold out Winnipeg And Toronto, and He was also a symbol of Sally, British Columbia. — Canada’s second-largest population in South Asia.
He was scheduled to play at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver on July 23 as part of the Back 2 Business Tour, an eight-city tour across Canada. The concert was under the jurisdiction of the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), an annual summer fair in Vancouver.
Laura Ballance, a PNE spokesman, said the organizers had confirmed the security details, delaying ticket sales for the Moosewalla concert and planning to discuss safety with musicians this week.
“No matter what people think of his music, see someone who is clearly a talented artist and has a large fan base … the victim of all sorts of violence. Is sad, “she said.
Moose Walla’s music touched on the themes of violence, bravery, and macho, especially with respect to the Punjabis man and the situation in his hometown.He was a frank supporter of Extensive peasant protest In India.
Rapper released several singles in 2017 shortly after moving to Canada.His first album PBX 1 Released in 2018, subsequent albums have been charted in Canada and abroad.
His music videos were frequently watched millions of times in a short period of time and featured sophisticated production and camerawork. His 2018 song, All about you was Most watched YouTube video for Valentine’s Day 2018.
Later, he had a record label bearing his own name and starred in a 2021 Punjabi movie. Musajat. He diverged into politics before the December 2021 Punjab election.
Moosewara performed Canceled in Sally in 2019 Due to security concerns on the part of RCMP and the city after previously stabbed at one of his sari concerts.