Bohemia, or sometimes called Raja, is one of the most popular Punjabi musicians these days, who is able to establish a reputable name when in the field of music not only in India, but in some other parts of the world as well. He is actually a Punjabi musician who specializes in rapping. As a matter of fact, he is considered to be the very first Punjabi rapper. Aside from being a rapper, he is also a record producer and songwriter. Moreover, Raja has a Pakistani and American descent.
Net Worth: $3.5 million
Sources of Income: Of course, the main source of income of Bohemia is his flourishing singing career. He is also earning some huge amounts from record producing and songwriting. In fact, he is being paid for a whopping amount of 2.5 lakh every song he has. It is around $37,000.
Full Name: Roger David
Born: 15th October, 1979
Marital Status: Bohemia is now happily married to his beautiful, non-showbiz wife.
House: The residential address of Bohemia is San Francisco, California.
Height/Weight: He stands 5 feet and 8 inches, and weighs 69 kilograms.
Bohemia was actually born in the huge city of Karachi in the Pakistani province of Sindh. He came from a native Punjabi, Christian family. As a matter of fact, he has a bible in his house as well as a Guru Granth Sahib, which is a sign that he has Sikh forefathers. His father was earning a living by working in the Pakistan International Airline. While he was on his childhood, his entire family decided to move to the city of Lahore. After a certain period of time, his family once again decided to move to the city of Peshawar. But with the goal of having a good education and a future, his entire family then decided to move to San Francisco, California, USA. Since he was young, he already loved writing Punjabi poems and songs. This was the main reason why he was taught by his father about music.
Bohemia started his Punjabi singing career way back in the year 2001. However, he had made his debut album in the year 2002. He was very brave to release his own debut album independently. It was titled “Vich Pardesan De”. Without so much expectation, his effort has paid off. People who were into music loved listening to his songs. In fact, his debut album was included in the Top 10 of UK’s BBC Radio. Because of this, a certain big-time and renowned recording company offered to produce his second Punjabi rap album, which was titled “Pesa Nasa Pyar”. In the year 2006 up to 2009, he was under the renowned music label known as Universal Music Group. His 3rd album was definitely a blast, which has a title cover of “Da Rap Star”. For a number of weeks, it became the number one in the Planet M chart. It was also the main reason why he received several nominations in several music awarding bodies such as PTC Punjabi Music Awards and UK Asian Music Awards. In the year 2009, he already started touring around the globe just to perform his amazing hit singles such as in Europe, North America, and Australia.