SOR Sounds: Who is Jai Paul ?
First time I heard of Jai Paul’s sounds, I was just like WTF..Where is this guys been?? I can tell you that Jai Paul is a real Enigma isn’t he! it’s crazy, it’s near impossible to find his music, this is amazing, thank you for uploading it! Surely he’ll officially release this as an album at some point? it’s absolutely incredible! His album is mind melting and definitely stood out among the albums that came out in 2013. GTA V helped many people discover this artist. As a famous Reveller once said, Dat’s the fact, don’t talk, just dance. According to Josh Spring,
“Who is Jai Paul? His website (www.jaipaul.co.uk) does not answer this question; it is a blank, white page. His Twitter feed is equally unhelpful. Jai has tweeted once, only to announce that that he does not endorse this release. All other information about the enigmatic UK artist must be gleaned from his collection of self-produced demos.
As early as “Track 2” it becomes clear that Jai Paul is an extreme musical force. The song is a triumph of sonic fusion: electronic hip-hop meets Bollywood on an MDMA-fuelled dance floor. Jai Paul’s sensual vocals are complemented by Vani Jairam’s singing on the sampled, “Bala main bairagan hoongi.”
Two of the collection’s sixteen songs have been officially released. Track nine, “Jasmine,” is a subdued, pulsating slow jam. In the final track, “BTSTU,” Jai Paul alternates between haunting falsetto verses and a banging hook driven by electrified synth riffs. The music world has taken notice. “BTSTU” has been sampled by Drake and Beyoncé, and Jai Paul was signed to the British independent label XL Recordings on the strength of these two songs alone”. We believe that he will be a powerful force to recognize this year. As a well known music critic said, Rough drafts don’t usually sound this fucking good. Stream some of what we could find on him below