Double Oscar winning composer A.R.Rahman took one of his popular Tamil songs, ‘Thirakkadha Kaattukkulle’ to his recently released Hollywood film ‘Million Dollar Arm’.
Now the ace music director’s another song which he has composed for a Tamil film in early 1990’s has been recreated in an American studio as an English Rap number.
American rapper Will.i.am was inspired by Rahman’s foot tapping ‘Urvasi Urvasi’ song that he had composed for director Shankar’s ‘Kadhalan’ has collaborated with the ace Indian composer to recreate the song.
The song, titled Birthday, is co-written by R&B artist Cody Wise and Keith Harris and produced by Will.i.am and Damien LeRoy. The full song will be released on July 6, while its excerpts have been posted online.
Rahman has confirmed this in his micro-blogging site as “Excited to creatively partner with @iamwill to recreate an early popular track of mine in a new flavour”