Badshah is an Indian rapper known for his Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs. He started his career in 2006 alongside Yo Yo Honey Singh in his group Mafia Mundeer and gained spontaneous popularity among youth. He split from Honey in 2012 and gained fame with his independent Haryanvi song Kar Gayi Chull, which was later adopted into Bollywood movie. His music has been featured in Bollywood soundtracks for films such as the 2014 film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Sonam Kapoor starrer Khoobsurat (2014).
He has also collaborated with artists such as Gippy Grewal, Diljeet Dosanjh, Manj Musik, Raftaar, Navv Inder and Aastha Gill among others. His debut single, "DJ Waley Babu" featuring Aastha Gill, was ranked number one on Indian i-tunes charts within 24 hours of the release. The song also crossed a million views on Youtube within 30 hours. In 2016, he collaborated with Navv Inder on Wakhra Swag which won the 2016 Punjabi Music Awards for best duo/group and most popular song of the year award