Posted on October 9, 2012 at 3:18 am

Music What's Happenin'

Intenso, Bobby Akhiyan and Rishi Rich team up for "Thenu Thakia!"

Intenso is a name which will be familiar with some of the stalwarts of the British Asian music scene. An MC who has worked with some of the industry’s finest, he came to prominence in the early 2000’s. After a career break, Intenso returns with his first slice of action in 2012 with the incredible single ‘Thenu Thakia’, releasing via Moviebox Records on 11th October. Check out the teaser for this track!



‘Thenu Thakia’ is produced by Rishi Rich and features Bobby Akhiyan, the Punjabi vocals of another artist who was a breakthrough act a decade ago.

Intenso explains:

Thenu Thakia is an exciting new release for me. I’ve taken my own sweet time in coming back to the music scene but it’s been well worth the wait. I’m making music which is current and with some of the biggest names around on the biggest Asian label, Moviebox. Rishi Rich has produced an amazing track here and I decided to collaborate with a singer who I worked with all those years ago. Bobby, or Bobby Akhiyan as he’s now known, is an immensely talented singer who’s vocals shine on ‘Thenu Thakia’ I hope everyone enjoys this song as much as I did making it.”


Intenso creates a mellow fire and fusion on ‘Thenu Thakia’, blending his lyrical flow with the trademark Desi sounds of Rishi Rich and Punjabi chorus from Bobby. The trio combine to great effect, ensuring ‘Thenu Thakia’ is a song which Asian music lovers of all ages can connect with.

The video is shot in incredible locations in Spain, bringing the laid back and smooth nature of the song to life on camera. ‘Thenu Thakia’  will be out on iTunes on October 11th, be sure to grab it!

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