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As multiculturalism expands in society, so too must it inevitably be represented in strip clubs across America. When the traditional music of exotic cultures hits the club scene, an interesting combustion takes place. Indian Trap is a DJ that fuses the style and aesthetic of his cultural origins with beats and tones from trap. As his name implies, the music is a bridge toward transformation.

2018 was a year of transformation for Indian Trap, whose real name is Jay Singh, as he dropped his first single “Look Like Monayyy” with underground hip-hop artist Kreszenzia providing lyrics over Singh’s interesting fusion of Indian melodies with club beats. The official video has netted over two million viewers as of the time of this write-up, which shows he’s on pace to break through into the mainstream, so don’t be surprised if you hear Indian Trap in a club soon if you haven’t already!

Of course, as Indian Trap’s skill and reputation build, so too do his ambitions. His second hot track, “Trapped,” is now distributed via StripJointsMusic DJ pool to over 2,500 clubs across the U.S. He’s been hard at work doing music with a variety of artists in the underground club circuit, and he’s enthusiastic about dropping his first EP soon. Considering the names he has already been compared to, it goes without saying ExoticDancer.com is glad to have caught up with him before Singh becomes rockstar famous. Here, Singh elaborates on his success with  “Trapped” and explains in details his unique sound and style.

ED: At the beginning of the year, you were promoting “Look Like Monayyy”. Talk about what’s transpired in the last 10 months?

INDIAN TRAP: The single did extremely well and helped introduce Indian Trap as an artist and sound. I’ve been working on finishing up my own E.P and also producing other signed and unsigned artists with my Indian Trap sound.

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ED: How much more comfortable are you in your own skin DJing now than you were when you first started out? What has that process been like?

IT: I would always get butterflies in my stomach when DJing out, guess that’s just nerves. Even though I’ve done it so many times, that first initial feeling is always there. Being a little nervous is good, as it always reminds me to stay focused and not be overconfident, and this helps me understand and work the crowd so they have a great music experience.

“Producers like Timbaland and artists like Jay-Z were incorporating these sound many years back and producing world smashes, but they never really followed up with more records with the sound. I get compared to them all the time but with the words ‘fresh sound’ and ‘new’.” – Indian Trap

ED: You mentioned in our last interview David Guetta mentioned Redbull for his lifestyle—how do you find the energy to live the socially demanding life of a DJ?

IT: Right now my biggest demand has been producing and co-writing, so I have been non-stop in the studio. I will start to tour in the summer once I’ve released two more singles.

ED: Now that “Look Like Monayyy” has had time to settle with audiences and you’ve followed it up with “Trapped”, numerous remixes and more, how do you feel mainstream audiences are taking to your music?

IT: I feel they’re warming up to the sound for sure. We’re building a solid lane and brand identity especially with the next singles I’ll be releasing in the coming months and artists that I’ve been producing with my Indian Trap sound.

ED: What’s been the reception in particular to your use of Punjabi, Bhangra and Bollywood elements, which may be new for a large contingency of listeners?

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IT: The reception has been amazing! Remember producers like Timbaland and artists like Jay-Z were incorporating these sound many years back and producing world smashes, but they never really followed up with more records with the sound. I get compared to them all the time but with the words ‘fresh sound’ and ‘new’. Also, my fanbase is definitely growing — not just here in the US, but also overseas.

ED:  This is your second song featured on StripJointsMusic.com; why is “Trapped” a great song to get played at gentlemen’s clubs across the U.S.?

IT: I feel “Trapped” has all the elements of a great strip club record. Banging production with dirty 808 basses, great rap vocals, and catchy choruses.

Find more about Indian Trap on his Instagram page and Facebook page!

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