Arpan Kumar Chandel, better known as the stage name King Rapper is a young rapper who gave his first appearance in a talent show MTV Hustle. With his fierce fast-paced rap style, gritty rapping and catchy music, King skyrocketed to fame in the last few years. With his youthful enthusiasm and ability, King represents the future of Indian hip hop. King is heading the charge in promoting quick-fire flow, hard-hitting beats and bold lyrics. His journey towards his excellence in music sparks interests in his personal and professional journey!

    Who is King Rapper?

    Arpan Chandel, popularly known as King Rapper is a young talented personality who hails from Delhi. The boy featured in headlines during 2019 for his appearance on MTV Hustle, a music reality show to hunt the top rappers in India. King began building a name locally within Delhi’s hip-hop circles. Before he officially adopted his name as King, he was known by the name of King Rocco. King’s breakthrough in the mainstream was during 2022, when he made the song Sahi Galat from Bollywood blockbuster Drishyam 2. King’s fiery lyrics made the film a hit, gaining new fans throughout India.

    Profile Wiki Summary

    Real NameArpan Kumar Chandel
    Famous AsKing Rapper
    Famous ForRapping, Singing
    Birth10 October 1998
    Age26 years
    CityUttar Pradesh, India
    Zodiac SignLibra
    Net Worth$1.5 million

    Physical Appearance

    The popular personality, King Rapper is 5″8′ tall with a weight approximately 75 kgs. Speaking about his other personality features, Paradox has highlighted hair with black eye color.

    Height5″8′ ft
    Weight75 Kgs
    Hair ColourBlack
    Eye ColourBlack

    King Rapper Education and Qualification

    As a young talented personality, King desired a rap career since his days in elementary school, and specifically in his eighth grade. Mentioned below are the details about Arpan’s school and educational qualification:

    SchoolNavyug Sr. Secondary School
    CollegeDelhi University
    Educational QualificationBachelors of Arts (dropped)

    Family and Siblings

    King Rapper is a private person who remains a little secretive about his family background and early life details. Little that we know about King’s family, we shared with you below:

    FatherAshok Chandel
    MotherRani Chandel
    SiblingsAmit Kumar Chandel

    Girlfriend and Relationships

    It is believed to be that King Rapper is single and not seeing anyone currently; however, there is no official evidence that suggests this. King Rocco is trying to concentrate on his work which is why, even if he’s engaged, he hasn’t officially announced it yet. Arpan Kumar Chandel, popularly called King Rapper isn’t married.

    Marital Status Unmarried
    GirlfriendNot Known

    Career Details

    During his school and college days, Arpan began uploading his rap videos on various social media platforms. The year 2012 was when he launched his own YouTube channel called King Rocco and posted his first video- Boombass during the year 2015.

    In 2019, he received a silver play button for the popularity he is gaining through his YouTube channel. The singer plus songwriter released his debut album, namely Circumstances, on October 5, 2018. The album’s tracks include- She Know, Red Dirt State, The Division, Clearly By Now and others.

    Before entering into his singing career, King Rapper was a government employee. He appeared on a screen for his role on the MTV Hustle TV reality show in the year 2019. He sent the digital audition along with his video raps to the MTV Hustle producers. Some of the famous Indian hip-hop artists like Raftaar, Raja Kumari, Nucleya and Naezy were the judges for the final audition round who selected King for the show. King managed to secure his position in the Top 15 with his performance on Mai Khoya Rahu. King Rapper was among the top five contestants on the show.

    He released The Gorilla Bounce, a music album in 2021 which included songs like Casanova, Main Bas Kehti Nahi, Era, Tera Hua Na Mai Kabhi.

    Popular Rap Songs List:

    • Best Rap Songs List
    • Maan Meri Jaan
    • Oops
    • Tu Aake Dekhle
    • Gumshuda
    • She Don’t Give A
    • Gold Digger
    • Badnaam Raja
    • Fantasy
    • 90s
    • No Loss
    • Casanova
    • Shaamein

    Popular Album Songs

    • Maahaul
    • Fantasy
    • Umar 73
    • Akeli Awara Azad
    • Ghumshuda
    • I know You
    • Going Bad
    • Outta My mind
    • Gold Digger
    • Moment Hai

    Nick Jonas Collaborates With King

    A brand new version of the Hindi popular Maan Meri Jaan is out and includes English vocals by US artist Nick Jonas called Maan Meri Jaan (Afterlife). The debut track released on March 10th received huge appreciation among Indian fans. While King sings mostly Hindi lyrics, Nick added his singing voice to smoky English lyrics. 

    King Rapper Social Media


    Interests and Lifestyle

    King’s personal life outside of music encompasses many passions that reflect his lively personality. Arpan also expresses his personality by the artwork he puts on his skin, as seen in the prominent tattoos. King plays guitar and frequently sings with strings, showing off his versatility in music beyond his rapping. His social media presence frequently features photos of his pets, which is a hit with his fellow pet owners. His home at Gaurav Garden adds a serene background to his private and creative lifestyle.

    Interesting Facts

    • Arpan Chandel is also known under the name of Badnaam Raja.
    • While auditioning in the show MTV Hustle, King Rapper revealed that he did not smoke.
    • He shares Instagram posts featuring dogs which confirms that King is a dog lover.
    • His track Father Saab received no. 1 ranking by Kworb, the world’s top artist ranking website.
    • King has Mashhoor tattooed across his right forearm.
    • King Rapper performed live in various stage shows and events.

    Wrapping Up!

    We tried our best every relatable aspect about the budding Indian rapper and lyricist, King Rapper aka Arpan Chandel in this blog piece. We covered every aspect of his life’s journey and professional experiences that brought him to the position he is currently in this music field. The unique and gifted young talent has left no mark unturned to build his name in music with his enthralling performance and captivating lyrics.