Posted on February 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm

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Boiler Room Record's Usman Rehman covers "Saanwal!"

It is very rare to find a voice so raw and distinct, yet so stunning, but this is exactly what Boiler Room Records have done with their first signing; uncovering a diamond in the rough who goes by the name of Usman Rehman!

Without any overlap of auto tune this soft yet powerful vocals of Usman’s Hindi and Punjabi are so effortless in their delivery, while so captivating on their arrival. Beginning with a series of covers, this is the teaser to Usman Rehman’s take on the beautiful Saanwal by Javed Bashir.

Working alongside Young Archie, who has proven himself to be an eclectic and diverse producer, the pair make an extraordinary coupling, blending together Usman’s voice of purity with Young Archie’s skillful beat-making.

The Saanwal cover breathes fresh air into a song that has sadly been consumed by time and isn’t as well known by the younger generation, bringing it back to life in a way in, which it connects with audiences of all ages and ranges.

Once you’ve heard this, Usman Rehman will be a name you won’t be forgetting any time soon. Take a listen to the teaser now and behold this wondrous talent: Usman Rehman, the next big ‘voice’, has been born.

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