Bappi Lahiri sings two duets with Lady Gaga, says 'collab song with Akon to release soon'
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Bollywood music composer Bappi Lahiri, who is famous for his disco beat songs in the 80s, gold chains and work in over 600 films in Bollywood has recorded two duets with famous pop singer Lady Gaga, reported the Mumbai Mirror. Speaking to the website, the composer said he recorded two songs with Lady Gaga. The 66-year-old sang in Hindi while Gaga joined him in English, the report added.
Lahiri stated that the songs will likely release towards the end of the year. The 66-year-old also revealed that he had collaborated with Akon, a couple of months ago and the song will be released soon.
The report further added that the composer is already famous across the western world of music. Recently a Welsh DJ and producer Jamie Jones and US-based DJ's The Martinez Brothers have collaborated together for a two-track production called 'Bappi'. Speaking about the same, Bappi said the song features a remix of his hit song 'Jimmy Jimmy' from Disco Dancer.
In 2007, a British-Srilankan rapper M.I.A had used the same song in her album 'Kala'. A year later, it also featured in a climax scene of 'You Don't Mess With The Zohan' featuring Adam Sandler.
Earlier on Sunday, Lady Gaga had tweeted a 'phrase' in 'Sanskrit' much to the delight of her fans in India. She wrote, "Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu," which means "may all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom of all.". The tweet went viral on the micro-blogging platform garnering over 1 lakh likes and more than 36 thousand retweets.
The singer is recovering from a hand injury after she fell off MGM's park theater stage during a concert in Las Vegas. On the work front, the singer was last seen in the 2018 film 'A Star is Born' starring Bradley Cooper.
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