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Bappi Lahiri and Akon will collaborate next year, no joke

Popular Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will collaborate with American singer/songwriter Akon on a project next year. The veteran singer says he is ‘very excited’ at the prospects of the team up.

music Updated: Dec 25, 2015 14:06 IST
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Bappi Lahiri and Akon will collaborate next year.

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri says he is “very excited” about collaborating with American singer and songwriter Akon in Hollywood next year.

“I recently recorded one song with Snoop Dogg, along with Tulsi Kumar for my forthcoming film. As far as Akon is concerned, I will be doing a song with him in Hollywood in the month of May and I am very excited about it,” Bappi told IANS.

Listen to Bappi Lahiri’s Don’t Say Goodbye, a tribute to Michael Jackson here

Read: I may be the Disco King, but my music transcends time, says Bappi Lahiri

“My song with Akon is again for my next film for which I am composing the music,” he added, without revealing the name of the film. This won’t be Akon’s first association with Bollywood. He earlier did the Chammak Challo for Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One.

Listen to Chammak Challo here

Meanwhile, Bappi has also associated with Barbeque Nation’s Bollywood Disco Carnival, a tribute to the golden era of Bollywood disco.

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First Published: Dec 25, 2015 14:03 IST