Krishna Kaul, popularly known as KRSNA, is a Lyricist and Rapper from New Delhi, India. KRSNA is active in the Desi Hip-Hop scene for the last 14 years. He was one of the few rappers who pioneered the Indian Hip-Hop scene in the mid-2000s. KRSNA’s birthplace was New Delhi, India. He has his roots from Kashmir, J&K (India) descent.
KRSNA’s early life & career.
He has done his graduation from Hansraj College affiliated to Delhi University. After completing his graduation, he moved to Mumbai to pursue a post-graduation course from St. Xavier’s College Mumbai. KRSNA currently signs to KALAMKAAR Music. The label co-owned by RAFTAAR.
KRSNA started rapping at the age of 14. He started releasing his music on his MySpace page in 2006. Within 2 years he managed to maintain a quite good reputation in the Desi Hip-Hop scene. Back then his stage name was Prozpekt. He came in a limelight after the release of his rap song titled “KAISA MERA DESH” in 2k10.
The song was trending on number #2 on YouTube India at that time. In 2013 he dropped another track named “VIJAY” in collaboration with the international organization Save the Youngsters.
PROZPEKT to KRSNA.
After a bunch of releases as an underground rapper, Krishna changed his name from PROZPEKT to KRSNA. Later on, he signed a confidential deal with Universal Music India in 2013. In May 2k14 KRSNA dropped an album titled “SELLOUT”. The lead track on the album was “LAST NIGHT” It was trending at 5th spot on Vh1 Music India. He was the first Indian Rapper to do the five city album tour with a band.
The music video of the song SELLOUT was a fail; Because there were no funds on Universal Music for the promotions. Dull marketing practices were also another reason for the failure of the music video. As it was not able to make an impact on the audiences.
After that KRSNA was away from the Desi Hip-Hop scene for 2 years. KRSNA came back in 2016 after a long break from the rap scene. He released hardcore Hip-Hop Banger titled “VYANJAN”. The song was very much loved by the Hip-Hop Heads; KRSNA’s comeback was one of the biggest & best in the Indian Rap scene till today.
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