Coming off of a successful period of entrepreneurship, mogul businessman Varun Datta has finally taken steps to pursue his passion in music. Varun is well known in many categories in business ranging from Crypto, Cannabis, Liquor, and Hospitality – but being in all of the aforementioned industries has intertwined him heavily into the music industry, where he found his passion in music. In 2020, Varun decided to take a step back from business to pursue music full force. His first track “New Days” is trending in Canada, the USA, and the UK. Here’s what he had to share about himself:
Tell us about your background getting to where you are today?
I always had a burning passion for music and expressing yourself through it, so as a kid I was put in piano classes that led to me developing this talent.
Where are you from?
I am from New Delhi.
When did you start music?
I started making music when I was 13 years old.
How did you get into music?
Through mutual friends that are in the music industry that I met while in business. They now they guide me to make sure that I win in this new business.
What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?
Creating your own happiness and wealth.
Are you currently signed or independent?
Signed to Rumor Records – a partner with Sony Music.
Who inspires you the most musically?
Tiesto, Loud Luxury, Alesso.
What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?
I want them to feel the energy and emotion I put into all my work.
Any new music coming out soon?
Yes, I released three songs this year, 2 more in January.
What is your greatest achievement as a musician?
Breaking above 20,000 plays in less than a day.
Do you produce your own music? If not who do you work with?
Yes, I do.
Who is one artist you wish you could work with?
Tell us about any new music you have coming out? When is coming out? What is it about?
Coming out in January, songs with two large DJs.
What does a day inside your shoes look like?
Wake up, read, workout, and get ready for the day by 10 am. From there, it’s business and music all day.
Anything else you want the audience to know about you?
Be ready for me to take over the industry.
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