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Jazzy B
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Jazzy Bains
Background information
Birth name Jaswinder Singh Bains
Also known as Crown Prince of Folkhop, The Canadian Folkster, The Punjabi Sensation, King of Folkhop
Born (1975-04-01) 1 April 1975 (age 42)[1]
Nawanshahr, Punjab, India
Origin Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Folkhop, Hip Hop
Occupation(s) Singer/Actor
Years active 1993 – present
Associated acts Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sukshinder Shinda, Popsy The Music Machine, Aman Hayer, Kuldip Manak, Babbu Maan, Angrej Ali, Garry Sandhu, Amrinder Gill, Snoop Dogg, Mr. Capone-E
Website jazzyb.com

Jaswinder Singh Bains, more popularly known as Jazzy Bains or Jazzy B is a Punjabi language Bhangra singer-songwriter. He was born on 1 April 1975 in Durgapur, Nawanshahr in tehsil of Jalandhar, Punjab, India. When he was 5 years old, his family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[2] He now resides in Birmingham, England.[3] He has released 11 studio albums, including two religious ones. He has collaborated on many tracks and two soundtracks.[4][5][6][7][8]

Film career

In 2000 he made his debut in a movie in Shaheed Udham Singh (film). In 2012 he made a film as an actor in Jalandhar, Punjab with Punjabi singer and actor Gippy Grewal and Miss India Universe 2008 Simran Kaur Mundi. The shooting of this film commenced in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in May 2012. In 2014, he is coming in another Punjabi film called, Romeo Ranjha earlier titled Rambo Ranjha. Due to copyrights issues, the movies named got changed.[9] In a news story published in April, it was revealed that while doing stunts for Romeo Ranjha, Jazzy B underwent serious injuries wherein he even had 'near-death' experience. He was quoted saying,"I literally left my body. I could feel everyone trying to resuscitate me. I remember my whole life flashing before my eyes, and surprisingly, I wasn't thinking about winning awards or anything like that. The only thing I cared about was that I wanted to live because I did not want to leave my family so soon."[10]

Discography

Year Album Record label No. of Tracks Music
2017 Folk N Funky 2 Zee Music Company 12 Sukshinder Shinda
2011 Maharajas MovieBox Birmingham MovieBox/Speed Records/Music Waves 12
2008 Rambo MovieBox/Speed Records/Planet Recordz 11
2004 Romeo MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves 10
2002 Tera Roop[11] MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves 9
2001 Oh Kehri MovieBox/Music Waves/Tips 8
2000 Stayin' Real
Surma
Kiss Records/Music Waves
Tips
9
8
1999 All Eyez on Me Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies/Music Waves 9
1997 Folkal Attraction Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies/Music Waves 8
1995 Folk 'N Funky Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies/Music Waves 8
1994 The Canadian Spice SuperTone Melodies 11
1993 Ghugian Da Jorra[11][12] Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies 8

Unofficial albums

Year Album Record label Info
2007 Kaun Nachdi Oriental Star Agencies
Tips
Music Waves
Tracks 5
2003 Pyar Da Mukadma Venus Records Tracks 8
2002 Get Back (Re – Released) Venus Records Tracks 7
2000 Chak De Boli Tips Tracks 8
2000 Dil Aa Gaya Tere Te Venus Records Tracks 8
1994 Get Back Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies Tracks 7

Religious

Year Album Record label Info
2017 Qissa Bhai Mati Dass MovieBox/Speed Records Tracks 8
2003 Sikhi Khandiyon Tikhi MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves Tracks 9
1999 Singhan Di Kaum Bahadur MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves Tracks 9

Soundtracks

Year Song Movie Record label Music
2016 Love The Way You Dance Tutak Tutak Tutiya T-Series Millind Gaba
2015 Zalim Dilli (Feat: Hard Kaur) Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend T-Series Tigerstyle
2014 Ghora Yoddha Speed Records Popsy (The Music Machine)
2014 Harry is not Brahmachari Shaadi Ke Side Effects T-Series Pritam
2014 26 Ban Gai (Feat: Gippy Grewal) Double Di Trouble Speed Records Popsy- The Music Machine
2013 Baghi Sadda Haq Jazzy B Records Jassi Bros.
2013 Jugni Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns Junglee Music Sandeep Chowta
2012 Fukraa Rush T-Series Pritam
2006 Chuk De Punjabi Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera Tips Sukshinder Shinda
2000 Udham Singh Shaheed Uddham Singh MovieBox Sukshinder Shinda

Singles

Year Song Record label Music Notes
2013 Feem (Cut Like A Diamond) Replay Music/Sony Music India Partners in Rhyme Single
2014 Rise Above Hate Jazzy B Records/MTV Spoken Word Production MG (Millind Gaba) Panasonic Mobile
2015 Most Wanted FT Mr. Capone-E & Snoop Dogg Jazzy B Records/MTV Spoken Word Production Ji-Madz EWC First Time Collaborating
2015 Repeat Speed Records JSL Lyrics: Balkar Nandghria
2016 Attwaadi ft Kaur B Speed Records Dr. Zeus Lyrics: Raj Ranjodh
2016 Leap Wala Saal Speed Records DJ Flow Lyrics: Veet Baljit
2016 Dynamite Moviesbox Dr. Zeus Roach Killa
2016 Shikaar Speed Records Preet Hundal With Kaur B & Amrit Maan
2017 DJ Waleya MovieBox/Speed Records Tru Skool First Time Collaborating
2017 Dulla (With Surinder Shinda) Sony Music India Charanjit Ahuja Folk Music
2017 Twerk It ft Hard Kaur and Honey Singh T-Series Honey Singh Rap: Hard Kaur
2017 Gabru Haan Da Speed Records Kuwar Virk Lyrics: Kabal Saroopwali
2017 Gaana La Geya (Ft Mankirt Aulakh) Speed Records Gupz Sehra Lyrics: Preet Judge
2017 Bikini Wax Speed Records B Praak Lyrics: Jaani
2017 Jeona Morh - The Avenger (Affair Part 2 featuring Elly Mangat and Kaur B) Speed Records Harj Nagra, J Statik, Deep Jandu, BygByrd Lyrics: Dev Tharikewala
2017 Khilaaf Speed Records Mista Baaz Lyrics: B Jay Randhawa

Duo collaboration

Year Song Label Notes
2014 Collaborations 3 MovieBox With Sukshinder Shinda (Duo Collaboration)
2014 Mitran De Boot (Single) Jazzy B Records & Speed Records With Kaur B & Dr. Zeus
2014 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan (Single) MovieBox/Speed Records With Popsy The Music Machine
2013 The Holi War (Single) Benaras Media Works With Bappi Lahiri
2012 The Folk King – A Tribute To Kuldip Manak MovieBox With Aman Hayer
2012 This Party Gettin' Hot (Single) Jazzy B Records/Speed Records With Yo Yo Honey Singh
2010 Naag 2 – Hyper Kamlee Records Ltd/Speed Records/Planet Recordz With Popsy The Music Machine (Duo Collaboration)
2009 Satguru Mera MovieBox/StarMakers/Music Waves With Sukhshinder Shinda (Duo Collaboration in Tracks 2, 4, 6 & 9)
2009 Collaborations 2 Planet Recordz With Sukhshinder Shinda (Duo Collaboration)
2008 Chargai Sohniye Genie Records/Speed Records/Planet Recordz With Aman Hayer and DJ Kendall (Duo Collaboration)
2006 Collaborations Planet Recordz With Sukhshinder Shinda (Duo Collaboration)
2002 Ral Khushian Manaiye Kiss Records/Tips With Ranjit Mani, Sarbjit Cheema, and Balkar Sidhu
2001 Hoye Hoye II Kiss Records With DJ Sheikh

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Jatt & Juliet 2 Himself Special Appearance
Best of Luck Goli Debut Punjabi Film
2014 Romeo Ranjha Romeo With Garry Sandhu
Double Di Trouble Himself Special Appearance
2015 Faraar Himself Special Appearance for song Etwar

Awards and nominations

Year Song/Album Award Ceremony Category Result
2011 Jazzy & The Boyz Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Band Won
2012 Maharajas PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2012 Hukam PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Music Video Won
2012 Maharajas PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Album Won
2012 Maharajas Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Album of the Year Nominated
2012 Hukam Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Music Video Won
2012 Hukam Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Costume Nominated
2012 Maharajas Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Male Act Won
2013 This Party Gettin Hot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Won
2013 This Party Gettin Hot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2013 This Party Gettin Hot Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Male Act Nominated
2014 Feem PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2014 Feem PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Club Song of the Year Nominated
2014 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Male Act Won
2015 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2015 Mitran De Boot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Won
2015 Mitran De Boot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Duet Vocalists
(shared with Kaur B for Mitran De Boot)
Won
2016 Repeat PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2014 Best of Luck PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Won

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References

  1. ^ http://www.in.com/jazzy-b/biography-312591.html
  2. ^ "One on One with the Legendary JAZZY B". Darpan Magazine. 1 April 1975. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Similar artists to Panjabi MC – Discover music, videos, concerts, stats, & pictures at. Last.fm (22 March 2012). Retrieved on 5 June 2012.
  4. ^ Singh, Harneet (22 November 2002). "All Jazzed up!". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Bhandari, Geetika Sasan (15 September 2001). "How ice hockey made Jaswinder into Jazzy". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Born in India, brought up in Canada – Oh! Keda?". The Tribune. 19 November 2001. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  7. ^ Pal, Dharam (23 November 2002). "The king of bhangra pop". The Tribune. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  8. ^ Khurana, Manpriya (4 July 2008). "More than just JAZZ". The Tribune. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  9. ^ Ballewood. "Romeo Ranjha renamed as Romeo Ranjha". Retrieved 3 April 2014. [permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Ballewood.in. "When Jazzy B met with Death". Ballewood.in. Archived from the original on 5 April 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Jazzy comes out with 'Tera Roop'". The Tribune. 30 October 2002. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  12. ^ "New Releases". Kiss Records.com. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 

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