Sidhu Moose Wala left the world at a time no one could imagine. He had a large group of devoted followers, and many people take Sidhu’s word as fact even in death. This memory of his never disappears or dies, just because he is no longer physical.
Sidhu achieved success in a short span of 4 years, which many people would spend decades trying to achieve. “G Wagon” was his first hit and he remained at the top of the industry. He released 4 albums out of which the last one was an instant hit.
How Does Sidhu Moose Wala Stand Out From Other Artists?
1. Weather Right Or Wrong, He Was The Realest
He didn’t hold back on his personal opinions or views, even if they were unpopular or in line with only a fraction of people. He never stopped talking about personal problems and social issues, it was always 100% real. No one could stop him and his views reached the audience freely without any outside pressure or backlash.
2. Unique Artist
“Lok Label’aan Naal Sign Hunde, Sidhu Moosewala Label Ae Ni,” said Sidhu Moosewala’s song, “IDGAF.” Sidhu Moosewala released music through independent labels but made up a large part of his discography on YouTube. He’s also the first independent Punjabi artist to have more than 10 million subscribers on YouTube. While most artists in the country today rely on big corporate partners and dream of even working with Big Music Companies themselves, Sidhu Moosewala has remained at the top all by himself.
3. He Wrote Real Life Songs
Sidhu Moose Wala wrote songs that were inspired by his personal experiences and often spoke about topics beyond the one he sang about. Listening to any of his songs today feels like he was speaking about the future, as there are songs that talk about things like racism and PTSD. This is how Sidhu managed to captivate listeners who could relate to him, making them fall in love with him as an artist and person.
4. Singer And Writer
When you think of Sidhu Moosewala, you may think of his lyricist and musical talent in songs like 295, Lovesick and East Side Flow. But he wrote about societal issues also, like with the song 295. He sang about his life with songs like East Side Flow and Just Listen. He wrote about love and romance with songs like Sohne Lagde, Aj Kal Ve and more. All these capabilities show how versatile he was as an artist.
5. Global Figure
Sidhu Moosewala was rare in that he was able to represent Punjabi Music and the community at a global stage. Though he seemed to have at placed some billboards with a turban on it, his reach is often attributed to collaborations on international Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes Charts along with being named among the 50 artists of 2020 by The Guardian.
6. A Figure To Idolize
After years of not having an important figure to idolize, people got a new idol. Though Sidhu Moosewala talked about violence, guns, and girls in his music, he never once mentioned drugs or alcohol. His lyrics did not objectify girls in any of his songs. People not only admired Sidhu for the kind of change he brought to the music industry but for the same personality, he carries.
7. Personal Attachment With Fans
Sidhu Moose Wala did not try to hide his personal life. He didn’t feel like an artist; he felt like a friend, and his style of music made him the biggest celebrity in India. To his fans, he wasn’t a star – he was one of them. Even though he made millions, he never forgot about his village, which surrounded him as his world.
Sidhu Moosewala was an absolute genius and we’ll never have another like him. It’s because of the unique individual that overall loss feels personal. Though he wasn’t someone we knew personally, his death is still saddening.