"Local Bus" is a song by the queen of Bangladeshi folk music Momtaz and rapper Shafayat from Jalali Set. The song was composed by Pritom and released under the banner of Gaanchill Music.
|"Local Bus (লোকাল বাস)"|
|Single by Pritom featuring Momtaz & Shafayat|
|Released||September 2, 2016|
|Length||4:00 (single) & 7:10 (music video)|
|Songwriter(s)||Lutfor Hasan, Golam Rabbani, Shayafat|
This song was composed by Pritom. He likes to experiment with different genres. Local Bus was a fusion of hip-hop and folk music. It was difficult to mix folk music into hip-hop. This is the first time Momtaz worked in a digital dub step type of song.
The song was in the development stage for over a year. Then, Gaanchill Music gave it a green light. The song Wwas released with a music video on YouTube on September 2, 2016. It went viral within several hours. After 5 days, it had over half a million views on YouTube.
This song was well received by almost all music listeners of Bangladesh. This was the first time Momtaz performed alongside a hip-hop artist.
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