RahulMakhijaisallsettoreleasehisfirstalbum,AllAboutyou. 

“Itoodreambig,Iaimtoachievenothigh,butthehighest!”

Thoughhestartedasadancerduringhisschooldaysandwonmanyawardsandrecognition,seeingtheappreciationhereceived,hejoinedShiamakDawarDanceClassesinClass11th.Butmaybedestinyhadsomethingelseinthestore.Duetothefamily’sfinancialcondition,hehadtoleavetheclassesjustwithinthreemonths. 

MUSICcametohislifeduringhiscollegedays–butitwassudden.Rahulalsosaidthathewantedtosing,buthewasnotsure.Hewasshyduringhisschooldaysandneverknewthatthiswouldbehislove.Thingsturnedbetterwhenhemetanexcellentguitaristin1styearofhiscollege–hejustjammedupwithhimforthefirsttimeinAtifAslimstyleonGulabiAnkehn.Theresponsewasjustfantastic,andeveryonepraisedhimforhisvoiceandmotivatedhimtosingmore.Thismotivationhelpedhim,andhestartedparticipatinginhiscollegefestandotherevents.Heperformedwellandwonawardsandprizes–somuchsothathewasamongthebestsingerinhiscollege.Thingsweregoingontherighttrackforhim,andhetooksingingmoreseriously.Duringthissmoothtransition,hefellinlovewithagirl,butshesoonlefthim&Rahulwasshatteredagain. Heovercamehisbreakupwithsingingandgotindulgedinhismusicmoredeeply.AtifAsliminspiredhimashiscareerwasatitspeakatthattime.Rahulisnotatrainedsinger,butonceyoulistentohisvoice–thatraspyandtonalvoice–thereissomethingaboutthattexture–thatyouwillfellinlovewithit.Hisfirstsongwasnoteasytobeout–hehadtojoinajobaftercollege,workedfortwoyearsandthroughhishard-earnedmoney,releasedhisofficialmusicin2016–Dholna(writtenby

DeepKalsi).Ithasaround6.8millionviewsonYouTubeandstillcounting. 

Apartfromthis,healsowantedtolearnclassicalmusicpersonally,butthefeeswerehigh&alsobecauseoflesstimecouldnotdoit.Despiteallthesehurdles,hehadapassionforlearning,sohestartedwatchingYouTubetutorials,makingmusic,mixingmastering,whichhelpedhim.Sofromcomposingtolyrics&mixingmastering,hecandoitallbyhimselflikeaone-personband.

Hesaysthatmusicisasourceofincomeforhim,butMUSIChashelpedhimdealwithallthegood/badtimesofhislife–beitlove,breakup,financialconditions,etc.Musicislikeanescaperoom–hecanenteranytimeandfinallyexpresshisfeelingsthroughmusic. 

Ashealwayssays,TheBESTisyettocome.

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