If you are someone who yearns for western music but wants a certain desi twist to it, then you must be knowing who Vidya Vox is. The talented diva hails from Chennai. She eventually immigrated to the United States when she was eight. Vox rose to prominence with her channel on YouTube (named after her). She’s a singer, and the kind of music which she works on is a beautiful fusion of several forms. She blends western pop, electronic dance, and Indian classical music flawlessly. Her channel, which became functional in April 2015 presently has over 5 million subscribers.
Interestingly, the videos shared on her YouTube have garnered massive love, transcending over 560 million, when it comes to views. The diva’s grandmother was actually a source of great influence behind her pursuing Indian classical music.
Don’t you remember how awesome and feet-tapping her “Major-Lazer mash-up with a flavourful Punjabi tadka was”? Take a look:
Vidya Vox is an integral part of the band which is organized by Shankar Tucker. One of her well-received works is “Closer / Kabira”. See below:
As an artist, Vox is indeed reputed as she has had the privilege of performing in places like the White House, and even in India’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, among others. Keep listening while you read:
Her voice is really refreshing, and the way her songs are perfectly fused is marvelous! It may appear easy, but to harmonize different genres like that, it definitely takes commendable efforts.
Are you a Vidya Vox fan too? Or did you listen to her music for the first time? What are your thoughts on this lady’s musical skills? Why don’t you share with us in the comments!