Vancouver teen’s music video gets over 300k views in less than a week

Published: August 21, 2014
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Vancouver teen Sid Bhullar’s new rap music video, The Puppeteer, already has more than 333,000 views in less than a week. Screenshot/Vancouver Desi

VANCOUVER DESI

Vancouver teen and aspiring musician Sid Bhullar has released his third music video online  – and within one week he’s already surpassed 300,000 views.

The 17-year-old John Oliver Secondary School student posted his new rap music video, The Puppeteer, to YouTube on Aug. 14 and by Thursday it sat at more than 333,000 views.

The song is written and performed by Bhullar and produced by Visualiser C, with the video produced by Wilhelm Films.

“I always wanted to be a rapper,” Bhullar told Vancouver Desi, adding that he grew up listening to rap and hip-hop music like Kanye West, Eminem and Drake.

But he wants to stray from today’s “average song” which is generally “just about partying and drugs” and instead send positive messages and raise awareness on important issues – like one of the first songs he released called Won’t Stop, which addressed the issue of bullying.


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