kka Singh is an Indian rapper, singer, music producer, and lyricist whose works are mainly in Hindi and Punjabi. He is popularly known for his Desi Hip hop style of music. Born as Ankit Singh Patyal on 27th May 1986 in a Himachali Rajput family, Ikka Singh, also known as IKKA, was raised in Delhi. Growing up, he got inclined to the songs of Eminem and
, which left a deep impact on him. He got fascinated by the fact that how rapping helps to express your message simply. So, he decided to become a rapper and worked towards it since then. Ikka Singh has associated himself with various hip-hop crews. He has been a member of the team Black Wall Street Desis with Raftaar and Lil Golu,
and Mafia Mundeer with YoYo Honey Singh, Raftaar, Badshah, and Lil Golu. He became relatively popular in the underground music scene and has worked with Dr. Zeus,
, and JSL Singh. The song that gave him the identity is ‘Nau Sau Bai.’ Ikka Singh released his debut album ‘Gambler’ in 2012. He broke out in the film business in 2014 with the song ‘In Da Club’ from the movie Tamanchey. He composed the music and wrote the lyrics for his debut song. In 2015 and 2016, he has sung in the films Kuch Kuch Locha Hai, KisKisko Pyaar Karoon, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3, and
. Subsequently, Ikka Singh collaborated with artists like Guru Randhwa for ‘Khat,’
for ‘Teddy Bear,’
for ‘Bad Girl,’ and more.
2017 and 2018 had been an exceptional year for Ikka Singh, with raining offers from Bollywood. Some of them are
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
, Nawabzaade, Mitron, Satyamev Jayate, etc. in 2020, Ikka Singh released an album with the title ‘I’ which has the tracks, Level Up, Aajkal, Gaanewale Rapper, PS4 Pro, Maujjan, Khatma, Conversation, Angaar, and Demon. With Ikka Singh’s first single being ‘Gadbad Gadbad,’ which gave him immense fame, he has produced many single tracks withinsane views. Some of his singles are Theek Hai Theek Hai, Interview, This is life, Hip To The Hop, and more. In 2018, he appeared on the Television show ‘’ and performed the song ‘High Heels TeNache Remix.’ One of Ikka Singh’s biggest positives is he can do everything right from composing to writing, which makes him unique from others.