Born Roger David in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1979, he came with his family to the United States at age 14. “When I first moved to America, all that the word ‘California’ meant to me was that’s where Michael Jackson’s home is.” Within a year, his mother passed away from cancer. The whole home thing broke up. His already strain relationship with his father deteriorated. Bohemia started high school in San Francisco, but dropped out and ran away around age 16, landing in Sacramento in 1997. He spends half the year in India and half in Northern California.
Roger David aka Bohemia , Known Worldwide as the creator of Punjabi Rap Music Bohemia is a Pakistani American Punjabi Rapper and a music producer from California.
Bohemia also known as pioneer of a new genre of music: Desi-Hip-Hop or Desi-rap.
Bohemia performed Live in Coke Studio (Pakistan season 5) which was Televised Live on 13 May 2012, on 23 Different channels in Pakistan , Hence became first rapper to perform ever in Coke Studio.
Da Rap Star, is nominated as the Best Punjabi Album at the UK Asian music awards.
Bohemia appears in XXL magazine New York.
‘Da Rap Star’, his third album receives 4 nominations at the UK Asian music awards and PTC Punjabi music awards, including ‘Best Punjabi Album’ and ‘Best Music Director’.
Bohemia was ranked 25th on Desiclub.com’s list of the 50 Coolest Desis.
Bohemia was amongst the top 100 most searched Asian artists on YAHOO com.
Bohemia is #3 on the Top 15 Desi Artists of the Decade. (Urban Desi Radio)
Bohemia known as Pioneer of a new genre of music: Desi-Rap.
"Thousand Thoughts" was the most awaited Punjabi Album of the year and third official album of Bohemia who is known world-wide as the creator of Punjabi rap.
He has also lend his voice for super hit Bollywood films like Chandi Chowk to China , 8 x 10 Tasveer , Speedy Singh and Desi Boyz.
Bohemia is the first rapper to have performed Live in Coke Studio (Pakistan season 5).
The most recent was ..The Album Thousand Thoughts was chosen For Best Non Resident Punjabi Album In PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2013.
(Bohemia raps exclusively in Punjabi), in part, according to his manager, to expand his audience.
I let you expierence a little of Bohemia below, enjoy.
Also an Official Audio of Bohemia
Finally Bohemia-Koi Na (INTRO) From Thousand Thoughts [Get it on iTunes]
Video Thanks to Harsh Sharma
Bohemia's Facebook Page [Official Site]
My Fan Support Page
Bohemia and Guru Fan Support [By the Fans]
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Thousand Thoughts Deluxe Fan Supported by Rohit