Sikander Kahlon is one if the most popular artist from from the North Indian’s desi hip hop scene along with one of India’s best hip-hop crews, Kala Kurta Gang. Signed under Manj Musik’s label, Sikander is an icon for many underground artists. Known for his famous songs like ‘Chal Chaliye’, ‘I’m Ready’, ‘Show Starter’, ‘Mohiraq’ & others, the artist has released more than 9 mixtapes & 2 compilation albums as of 2016.
In an interview with ‘Delhi ka sabse filmi launda’, Raaj Jones he revealed the names of two of his forthcoming projects, ‘Kahlon’s Laboratory’ & ‘The Auto-Tune Singer’ .
(Front Cover of werk16)
On October 29, 2016, Sikander Kahlon announced that he’ll be releasing another compilation mixtape, ‘werk16’ by posting ‘So i will be giving u all a compilation mixtape tonight, compilation of all the songs that i released in 2016, coz people are asking me for mp3 links and i don’t have any. It will also include an unreleased OOOUUU REMIX. Hope y’all will enjoy it. #HappyDiwaliInAdvance’.
He kept the promise & the compilation was dropped on the promised night. His hardcore fans started to share ‘Werk16’ and gradually it was all over the Facebook.
(Back cover & tracklist of ‘Werk16’)
‘Werk16’ features tracks by Sikander Kahlon that were released throughout the 2016. Out of these 12 tracks only the opening track ‘Ooouuu’ & ‘All The Way Up (Sound Shikari Remix) are new. ‘Ooouuu’ is a remix of Young M.A.’s song that goes with the same name. This track is packed with punchlines & will give you an idea of the whole tape.
Each track is different from the other & one can easily notice Kahlon’s versatility in this tape. There are several other artists who got their spots in this compilation tape like Divine, Gangis Khan, Deep Jandu, Sound Shikari, Uday Bakshi & also myself San Cha.
Sikander gave this tape a free download access & is a must check for every hip-hop fan. The download package includes 12 tracks, front & back covers & a text file that contains all of the lyrics used on the tape for fans who want to jam along these tracks.
We all are excited for his future projects that includes a few collaborations with Raftaar & several other singles that he’s been working on. One can never tell what Sikander Kahlon is cooking in his lab but he surely knows how to maintain the hype in the industry.