Brooklyn Shanti's EP 'Moner Alo' features singer Anoura, an AKS Bollywood Music remix, rapping in Spanish, and more.
translates as “the light of my heart” in Bangla, the indigenous language of Kolkata, India and Bangladesh. New York-based Bengali artist, Brooklyn Shanti
, found inspiration for the song while speaking with fellow artist, Anoura, about the state of his heart. During the conversation the trackTalking Drum
, by Banana Clipz
and Oro 11
), played on Anouraʼs playlist and Shanti started wrting to it. The atmospheric instrumental became a heart-felt Bangla and Spanish duet. Upon hearing Shanti and Anoura’s version, Chief Boima signed it to Brooklyn-based Dutty Artz, for worldwide release. The EP release features remixes by A.R. Rahman protégé, Ashwin “AKS” Subramanian
and Austin,Texas based DJ/Producer, Sonora
of the Peligrosa Crew.