Dr Zeus

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Dr.Zeus
Birth name Baljit Singh Padam
Born (1976-03-20) 20 March 1976 (age 41)
Origin UK
Genres Bhangra
Years active 1992–present
Labels Envy Entertainment Ltd (UK)

Baljit Singh Padam, better known by his stage name Dr. Zeus, is a Punjabi singer and music producer.[1] He rose to fame in 2003 with his song "Kangna", which was voted the best song on BBC Asian Network in the same year.[2][3] His other hits are "Rough" and "Jugni Ji", which won the best single award in 2012.[4] He has worked with singer Kanika Kapoor for song "Jugni Ji", with musician Jaz Dhami for song "Zulfa".[5] His song "Aag Ka Dariya" features on the Four Lions film soundtrack. A music video was also produced featuring Czech model Yana Gupta and singers Ravindra & DJ Shortie.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Dr. Zeus began his career in 1999 where he was signed to the Envy music label based in Birmingham where he produced Pure Garage - Sue My Ass by the Punjabi singer Balwinder Singh Safri, from the band Safri Boyz. He had two songs in this album, which were "Sahiba Bani Prawa Di" and "Par Langa De Veh". A year later, he went on to produce his second complete album Deathjamm 4.5.[citation needed]

Dr. Zeus released his debut solo album "The High Life" in 2001, on the Envy music label. This album featured the vocals of Amar Arshi singing "Gwandian Da Dhol". Dr. Zeus then released Unda Da Influence in 2003. Dr. Zeus released his third album, The Original Edit in 2005 with Lehmber Hussainpuri singing vocals. In 2006, Dr. Zeus released his remix album of greatest hits entitled The Street Remixes. In 2008, Dr. Zeus released an album titled Back Unda Da Influence. The song named "Sat Sri Akaal" hit No.1 on the BBC Asian Network Charts. Dr. Zeus stated on a BBC Asian Network interview that Back Unda Da Influence was recorded exclusively at his own studio (BFK Studio). In January 2011, Manpreet Sandhu's album The Spirit was released with music by Dr. Zeus. In April 2012, he released album Immortal: Nusrat at Kava with songs of Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in a hip hop style.[6] He has given music for the Punjabi films Daddy Cool Munde Fool and Jatt Boys Putt Jatta De and Hindi film Chaar Din Ki Chandni.[7][8][9]

Discography[edit]

Bollywood[edit]

Solo Albums[edit]

  • 2001: High Life
  • 2003: Unda Da Influence
  • 2005: The Original Edit
  • 2006: The Street Remixes
  • 2008: Back Unda Da Influence

Films Produced[edit]

Whole Album Produced[edit]

Release Album Singer
2014 Judaa 2 Amrinder Gill
2014 Rabb Sajna Aman Sarang
2013 Duniya Sarbjit Cheema
2012 Twelve Bilal Saeed
2012 Yaarian Manpreet Sandhu
2012 Immortal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
2011 Judaa Amrinder Gill
2011 12 Saal Remixes Bilal Saeed
2011 The Spirit Manpreet Sandhu
2011 Zindabaad G.Sharmilla
2005 Folk Attack Lehmber Hussainpuri
1999 Death Jamm 4.5 Various Artists
1999 Pure Garage Balwinder Safri

Singles[edit]

  • 2003: Kangna Tera Ni
  • 2004: Dont Be Shy - Rouge
  • 2012: L.A.M - Kamal Raja
  • 2012: Jugni JI - Kanika Kapoor (feat.Shortie)
  • 2012: Pyar - Garry Sandhu
  • 2013: Kangna - Shide Boss
  • 2013: Saahan - Aman Sarang (feat.Shortie & Fateh Doe)
  • 2013: Rendeh - Saini Surinder (feat. Shortie & Fateh Doe)
  • 2013: Rendeh (conscience Mix) - Saini Surinder
  • 2013: Sarkara - Sukhi Sivia (feat. Shortie)
  • 2013: Malang Baniye - K. S. Makhan (feat. Shortie)
  • 2013: Dil Nachda - Surinder Shinda (feat. HMC)
  • 2013: Age 22 - Navjeet Khalon (feat. Shortie, Fateh Doe)
  • 2013: Zulfa - Jaz Dhami (feat. Shortie, Fateh Doe, Yasmin & Dr. Zeus)
  • 2014: Zulfa (Reprise) - Jaz Dhami
  • 2014: Ferrari - Sarbjit Cheema
  • 2014: Tumba - Manpreet Sandhu
  • 2014: Mainu Single Rehna - Rajveer (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2014: We Just Wanna Party - Naywaan, Fateh Doe & DS
  • 2014: Mitran De Boot - Jazzy B (feat. Kaur B)
  • 2014: Pakka Sharabi - Rajveer (feat. Shortie, Fateh Doe)
  • 2014: Painkiller - Miss Pooja (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2014: Black Suit - Preet Harpal (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2015: Inch - Zora Randawa (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2015: Bewafa - A-Thin (feat. Rishutosh)
  • 2015: Beparwaiyan Refix - Jaz Dhami (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2015: Pinjra - Jasmine Sandlas (feat. Badshah)
  • 2015: Black Till- Girik Aman & Fateh Doe
  • 2015: Dooriyan - Mavi Singh & Shortie
  • 2015: Holle Holle - Blory & Shortie
  • 2015: Network - Gav Masti (Feat. Dr Zeus & Fateh Doe)
  • 2015: Chamkila Kharku - Dr Zeus & Sharmilla
  • 2015: Bam Bam (KKPK) - Kapil Sharma & Dr Zeus
  • 2016: Patt Lainge - Gippy Grewal (feat.Neha Kakkar)
  • 2016: Gabru - Preet Singh (feat. Shortile)
  • 2016: Dar Lagda - Raju Dinehwala (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2016: Attwaadi - Kaur B (feat. Dr Zeus & Jazzy B)
  • 2016: Jatt Fire Karda 2 - Diljit Dosanjh (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2016: Red Rose - Ravi (feat. Dr Zeus)
  • 2016: Dynamite - Jazzy B & Roach Killa
  • 2016: Matak Matak - Geeta Zaildar
  • 2016: Asla Jatt Di - Inder Kooner (feat. Don Revo)
  • 2016: Peshi - Zora Randhawa (feat. Dr Zeus)
  • 2016: Taare Vekhne - Girik Aman (feat Roach Killa)
  • 2016: Cheek Pind Ch - Gippy Grewal and Ammy Virk (feat Shortie)
  • 2016: Bhagat Singh - Sippy Gill
  • 2016: Mere Haniyan Mere Haniyan - Gitaz Bindrakhia And Jenny Johal
  • 2016: Main Ki Kara - Falak Shabir
  • 2016: Salute - Jassi Sidhu (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2016: Kasoor - Gurmukh Doabia (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2016: Kangna - Nishawn Bhullar (feat. Raxstar)
  • 2016: Shades Of Green - Preet Harpal (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2016: Lalkaare - Angrej Ali (feat. Fateh Doe & Shortie)
  • 2016: Vichhrian Roohan - Kamal Khan (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2016: Jattwaad - Amrit Maan (feat. Gangis Khan)
  • 2017: Chandigarh - Harf Cheema
  • 2017: Vadda Putt - Amrinder Gill (feat. Guess Who)
  • 2017: Black Car - Satti Khokhewalia (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2017: Gora Gora Rang - Zora Randhawa (feat. Don Revo)
  • 2017: Hik Vich Zor - Ranjit Bawa (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2017: Angreji Wali Madam - Kulwinder Billa
  • 2017: Red Ferrari - Surjit Khan (feat. Fateh Doe)
  • 2017: Talli Hogayi - Rameet sandhu (feat. Curtis Young)
  • 2017: Goli - Jazzy B ft. D-sharp
  • 2017: Saab Singh ft. Dr zeus
  • 2017: Striptease - Bilal Saeed
  • 2017: Haan Da Munda - Babbal Rai
  • 2017: Maar De Trial - Deep Jandu
  • 2017: Tim Horton Wala Yaar - PropheC
  • 2017: Tapni Main Teri Ladoo Karni - Zora Randhawa
  • 2017: Zora Bhajgaya - Ganjawala
  • 2017: Lipstick - Yamla Jatt
  • 2017: Red Clothes - Master Rakesh
  • 2017: Tera Jachdi Jatt Da - Rajveer (feat. Fateh Doe)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Back Unda Da Influence Review by Jaspreet Pandohar. BBC Music, 17 January 2008. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  2. ^ "BBC Asian Network Best 100 of 2003". BBC. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Nusrat in nightclubs, courtesy Dr Zeus". Hindustan Times. April 6, 2012. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Brit Asia TV Music Awards 2012: The Winners". Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Jaz-ing up bhangra with videsi tadka". The Asian Age. Jan 19, 2014. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Hip Hop Tunes for Sufi Legend". Indian Express. April 6, 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Daddy Cool Munde Fool". Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Jatt Boys Putt Jatta De". Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Chaar Din Ki Chandni's songs are peppy: Tushar Kapoor". Times of India. Mar 11, 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2014.