Posted on June 20, 2011 at 9:12 pm

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Raj Star introduces AR Rehman to LL Cool J

New York based DJ, producer, composer and sound engineer Raj Star recently released one of his infamous mashups from his new album “Rahman Noodles.” Raj Star mixes popular A.R. Rahman tracks with western music and of course, adds a bit of his own flavor to the mix as well. Check out the new track where Raj Star mixes A. R. Rahman’s “Masakalli” and LL Cool J’s “Phenomenon!”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p14NOZUoXXA&feature=player_embedded

With a precussionist as a father and a singer for a mother, it’s no wonder how Raj Star became envolved in music. He caem up as a staff sound engineer at one of the world’s most well known commercial recording studios, Quad Studios, NYC. He’s gotten the change to work with some big names like Busta Rhymes, Missy Ellet, Music Soulchild, Bilal, Fabolous, Pandit Jasraj, Tripti Mukherjee and some top labels like Def Jam, Universal and Atlantic Records.

He even produced the track “Be Easy (Koi Naa)” sung by Nivla featuring P. Oberoi which was in the top three in the Doritos “Crash the Superbowl”contest. He then competed against almost 2000 Producers worldwide in the Official John Legend Remix Contest, hosted by Indaba Music and won first-place in both the “Judge’s Selection” and “Popular Vote”categories. “If You’re Out There (RajStar Remix)” was subsequently released by John Legend himself! Keep an eye out for more from Raj Star!