Silentó, the young artist behind worldwide hit Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) is embarking on a debut India tour this month. Kickstarting with Karma Club in Nepal on the 6th of February, the hitmaker will visit Lord Of The Drinks, Mumbai on the 8th of February followed by Playboy Club, New Delhi on the 9th of February.
The 21 year old singer-songwriter burst onto the music scene in 2015 with his debut six-times platinum single Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) on Capitol Records which peaked at No. 3 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in the U.S. with the video racking up over 1.3 billion views on YouTube. The song combined several popular dance hits such as Stanky Legg, Break Your Legs and the Bop. Life has been a whirlwind for Silento since he hit it big.
He performed on the "BET Awards," "Good Morning America," "Live With Kelly and Michael" and cut a rug on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". In 2016 Silentó teamed up with K Pop superstar Punch to release ‘Spotlight’, which included neon dance sets, slick fashion, and dancers touting masks of President Barack Obama and Brave Brothers. In 2018, Silentó released his first album, Fresh Outta High School and later released Fresh Outta High School Part 2 in the same year. Always in the studio, Silentó has a lot of new music on the way, aiming to build on his international popularity.
Bhaskar Arora who has put the tour together states, “It's great to see how the how hip-hop and rap movement is picking pace in India. Silento enjoys a steady fan following in India and commands a great loyalty fanbase.”
"I'm super excited to visit India and perform for all my Indian fans. This was a long pending dream which has finally taken shape" states Silento, who was born Ricky Lamar Hawk, grew up in Atlanta and started performing when he was in the eighth grade.
The tour will give Silentó fans in India the chance to really watch him in person.