Jay’s album & single (Eyes on You) is really starting to take off in Europe, in-particular Holland. Eyes On You is now up to no.18 in their chart & rising week on week with media awareness growing all the time to Jay as a phenomenal live performer. Coca Cola are trying to pin Jay down to a Live event happening this month, which will see reaching a huge national audience as the event is broadcast live on TV.
According to the Sun today, Jay Sean might be delivering out to a younger audience soon by apparently making a cameo on top CBeebies show Postman Pat, which relaunched in September last year. Indian actor and actress Archie Panjabi and Kalminder Ghuir already appear on the show as the Bains family, who run the train station, and sources say that Jay could appear as their youngest daughter’s cousin for one episode. Seems he might be really “doing it for the kids”!
Jay Sean and the ‘Doh Point Nau’ crew flew out to Mumbai last week on a promotional tour that would see them perform in a few gigs in aid of the Tsunami disaster.
It has also emerged the crew will be getting involved in a bollywood project.
desi-talent.co.uk can exclusively reveal Jay Sean will appear in Balaji Telefilms’ ‘Kya Kool Hai Hum’. The movie is directed by Sangeeth Sivan and will star lead actors Tusshar Kapoor, Ritesh Deshmukh, Neha Dhupia and Isha Koppikar.
‘Kya Kool hai Hum’ is a youth/fun plot and will have a sequence of an MTV show with a fashion show as part of it. It is in this fashion show sequence that Jay Sean will star and a specially mixed version of ‘One Night’ will be filmed to this sequence.
Jay’s mentor Rishi Rich will provide the mix to ‘One Night’. And its not the first he’s been involved in bollywood, last year Rishi provided the music to one of the biggest anthems of 2004 with the smash hit ‘U & I’ for the film ‘Hum Tum’.
After a heavy promotional tour in India, “Me against myself” is set to go double platinum in India in the New Year. Already platinum after only a couple of weeks on sale, Jay is currently the highest selling international artist. The album is currently Number 2 in the Indian album charts, one place behind Bobby Friction’s “Friction” compilation album.
After a mad time of sifting through footage and hours of editing, the first Doh Point Nau DVD, Rishi Rich Project: Aj Kal, is ready to hit the stores!
Aj Kal (Here and Now) is the first Doh Point DVD release, charting the success of the Rishi Rich Project; giving an exclusive insight into the world of the Rishi Rich, from signing his first record deal at the age of 13, teaming up with 2Point9 member Veronica to form VR1, to today’s phenomenal success, with collaborations with Craig David, Britney Spears, Mary J Blige, as well as the 2 Point 9 crew, Jay Sean and Juggy D.
The DVD was available from 13th December, you can order the SIGNED Aj Kal DVD from the Doh Point Nau store.
The brand new track ‘Aj Kal’ featuring Rishi Rich, Veronica and Juggy D is only available on the DVD, along with a load of brand new Rishi Rich ‘taals’ for up and coming artists. Check out B4U Music and Zee TV for spins for the brand new video for ‘Aj Kal’ featuring never seen before footage of the Rishi Rich Project, and a little taster of what’s to come from the DVD!
Jay Sean and the 2point9 crew hooked up with Chinese rapper Jin during his whirlwind trip to London. The rapper, who is part of DMX, Eve and Jadakiss’ crew is reputed to be one of best rap freestylers around. He was over for a gig at Cirque in London’s Leicester Square. After his performance, Jin got involved in a battle with UK freestyler SAINT. Prior to the concert, Jin and Jay Sean were penning some lyrics in Rishi Rich’s studio for a forthcoming Jay Sean track. The following day, Rishi and Jin knocked out another BANGING track .. rumoured to be one of the 1st releases on Rishi Rich’s forthcoming album.
This follows a high profile year for Jay who took producer Timbaland shopping in Southall & hooked up with Sean Garrett (Usher’s producer “Yeah”). No doubt they will work together on future projects.
It seems Jin will appear on Jay’s next single rumoured to be ‘Don’t Rush.’
New single from the up and comer
A stunningly atmospheric mid-tempo track containing a traditional Indian sample, ‘Stolen’ showcases the much-touted Jay as an incredible British talent destined for huge cross over success this year.
Stolen contains a sample from ‘Chura Liya’ which is taken from the classic Bollywood movie ‘Chura Liya Hai Tumne’ ‘T This is one of the oldest and Biggest traditional Asian tracks of all time.
The track has been produced by Rishi Rich, whose previous credits include producing Britney Spears, Mary J Blige and Craig David.
Jay, who trained to be a doctor before dropping out to pursue music, is also continuing to build a reputation as a fantastic live performer, regularly performing with the Rishi Rich Project in front of crowds of 2,500 + around the UK. He will continue to cement this reputation when he tours the UK in October ‘T dates to be announced shortly.
‘Eye On You’ was not Jay’s first taste of chart success ‘T last year he collaborated on ‘Dance with You (Nachna Tere Naal)’, with the Rishi Rich Project which reached number 12 in the charts. Since then Jay has become a huge name on the Asian Music Scene and is now starting to firmly establish himself in the mainstream.
‘Stolen’ is taken from Jay’s debut album ‘Me Against Myself’, which is going to be released on November 8th.