Rising Star – Deane Sequeira – June 2013


Deane Sequeira is India’s youngest female rapper. She can be heard in the song ‘Bezubaan’ from the film ‘ABCD – Anybody Can Dance’ and her own highly rated singles



Music for you is
My mind’s best friend

Your first rapping experience
At my school singing competition (St. John The Evangelist High School, Mumbai)

A song or musician you are listening to currently
Tonight I’m Getting Over You by Carly Rae Jepsen

Your favourite musicians
Nicki Minaj, Eminem and B.o.B… I just love them all.

A famous song you wish you had sung/rapped
Super Bass by Nicki Minaj

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
In 5 years I see myself completing my academics and music education. Simultaneously, I will strive hard to continue working on my music developments and become one of India’s most renowned rappers, song writers and composers.

Your definition of success
Working constantly towards your dream and fulfilling that dream is success to me.

Your dream performance would be at
Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. God willing, I’ll soon perform at the world’s best arena. I’m already working towards achieving this dream.

Your lyrics are usually about
My lyrics are totally random, but clean. I don’t believe in abusive lyrics. I believe a good song must have clean lyrics, substance and repeat value. The song must stand out and be addictive.

A song you can listen to every minute of every day
Look At Me Now by Chris Brown ft. Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne; Magic by B.o.B

Your favourite project/performance
My two favourite projects till date are Bezubaan in the film ABCD and Hungama-Artist Aloud – Music Day 50 Artists 1 Stage Longest Live Webcert.



Who would you like to collaborate with in future?
I would certainly love to collaborate with Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam & Mika on the national front. Internationally, my all-time favourites are Eminem, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber and Chris Brown.


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