Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ldh Sheridan College, Brampton Humber College, Toronto
B. Tech (Electrical Engineer)
S. Balkaur Singh
S. Charan Kaur
Singer, Lyricist, Actor, Politician
Indian National Congress
2016 – 2022
Sidhu Moose Wala is a Punjabi Singer, Lyricist, Rapper, and Actor associated with Punjabi Music Industry. He is best known for his songs like So High, Same Beef, Tochan, Bambiha Bole, 295, Just Listen, and more. His some of songs have top charted on some International Billboards like the Canadian Albums chart, UK Singles Chart, UK Asian chart, Global YouTube music chart, Canadian Hot 100, and New Zealand Hot charts.
Sidhu also made his debut in Punjabi cinema in the film ”Yes I Am Student”, ”Moosa Jatt”, and ”Jattan Da Munda Gaun Lagya”. He has released three studio albums PBX1, Snitches Get Stitches, Mossetape, and one Extended Play ”No Name”. Sidhu is generally regarded to have been one of the greatest Punjabi artists of his generation. Moreover, he has been considered a key figure in opening the door for Punjabi artists into mainstream music.
Sidhu Moose Wala was born on 11 June 1993 and hailed from the Village Moosa, Mansa, Punjab.
He was born in a Sikh family, to father Balkaur Singh and mother Charan Kaur.
He did his schooling at Vidya Bharti School, Mansa, Punjab, and did his electrical engineering at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana.
Moose Wala admired and was influenced by American rapper Tupac Shakur (2Pac).
After graduation, he moved to Canada for further studies and studied at Sheridan College and Humber College.
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Sidhu started listening to hip-hop music in sixth grade and learned music skills from Harvinder Bittu in Ludhiana.
He started his career by writing the lyrics of the song ”License” sung by Ninja, and began his singing career on a duet song titled ”G Wagon”.
After that, he collaborated with Brown Boys for various tracks which were released by Humble Music and gained wide attention with his track ”So High”.
In 2018, he released his debut album ”PBX 1”, which peaked at 66th on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart.
Sidhu actively campaigned for his mother, Charan Kaur, who won the sarpanch election from Moosa village in December 2018.
Moose Wala has a rivalry with Karan Aujla, both have been replying to each other through their songs, social media handles, and live performances.
His single “47” was ranked on UK Singles Chart, the song featured British rappers Mist and Stefflon Don and later Sidhu was named by The Guardian among the 50 new artists in 2020.
On 4 May 2020, Moose Wala’s two videos went viral in which he was training to use AK-47 with police officers, later police officials were suspended and the case was booked under two sections of the arms act.
In December 2020 Sidhu released a single ”Panjab” as a protest against farm laws but lyrics glorifying militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his call to pick up arms against the Indian State.
He has his fair share of controversies, often getting into legal troubles by promoting gun culture and also using inflammatory and inciting lyrics in his songs.
On 15 May 2021, he releases his third album ”Moosetape” featuring artists like Sikander Kahlon, Raja Kumari, Divine, Bohemia, Tion Wayne, Stefflon Don, Morrison, and Blockboi Twitch.
Moose Wala was shot dead in his car on 29 May 2022 in Jawaharke village of Mansa district, by unidentified assailants.