Rappers Rahul Karn (aka Shloka) and MC Maalik have curated a gaming rap song featuring top participants from the second edition of Esports Premier League (ESPL).
The song titled Stop at Nothing portrays the grit and determination of the participants contesting in the tournament.
The song also features star influencers and popular personalities from the BGMI community like Yogesh Yadav (Roxx). Roxx is a former PUBG Mobile Premier League South Asian Champion and he is currently playing for Team Celtz Esports. Other names to feature in the song include Gopal Sarda (Hastar BTC) and Sambhav Khatang (iMazik), renowned gaming content creators, BGMI professionals, and team members in Hyderabad Hydras, ESPL’s first-ever franchise team from Hyderabad. The song also features Jasper (Ace Black), Arun (Maxy), Bharatwaji (CarryOP), and Prasanth C (Striker).
Talking about the significance of this rap song, ESPL director Vishwalok Nath said, “The song will definitely add a bit of adrenaline rush in the gaming community as hip hop has always blended well with gaming. Hip hop and gaming share seamless energy and rhythm. The song also features some of the most talented Esports players and will surely help showcase the rise of this tournament. Working with artist Shloka and all other content creators was a delightful experience and this rap song will surely create the right buzz just ahead of the ESPL LAN finals.”
Shloka came to prominence as one of India’s First Rap Reality Show Finalists in a popular TV show called MTV Hustle. MTV Hustle is India’s rap reality show judged by popular singers like Raftaar, Nucleya, and Raja Kumari. Shloka was among the top five talents at the end of the season one of the show.
The rapper duo has used various gaming analogies in the hip-hop video, which aims to create buzz and excitement for the League as it is nearing the grand finale. The music producer of this song is GJ Storm.
The tournament is currently in the second phase of invitational qualifiers that will end on 27 July. The remaining eight finalists will emerge from this round and will join the other eight teams to compete in the ESPL season two LAN Finals.
Recently, ESports Premier League (ESPL) extended its association with youth icon and renowned Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff as the face of India’s first-ever franchise-based esports league for the second consecutive year.
India Today Gaming has also roped in the global smartphone brand, TECNO Mobile as the presenting sponsor for the tournament. The smartphone maker is committed to supporting and helping aspiring esports players with its gaming-focused smartphones like the latest, Tecno Pova 3.
Esports fans can also watch the BGMI action live on India’s leading streaming platform, LOCO, the exclusive digital broadcast partner for ESPL season two. The tournament organiser has also signed Ishq FM as the exclusive radio partner for the ongoing tournament.