King (Rapper) Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Uttar Pradesh
Height: 5' 8" (approx.)
Age: 24 Years


Other Name(s)• King Rocco [1]Suffle Music Magazine
• Badnaam Raja [2]Instagram- King
• thisizhyoRoccóbabe [3]Facebook - Arpann Kumar Chandel
Real nameArpan Kumar Chandel [4]YouTube
Profession(s)Singer, Rapper, and Songwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutYouTube Video: Boombass (2015)
Boombass song poster
Music Album: Circumstances (2018)
Circumstances album poster
TV (contestant): MTV Hustle (2019; sang "Mai Khoya Rahu" in the audition round)
A snippit from King's audition song in MTV Hustle
Film (singer): ‘Sahi Galat’ in the Hindi film Drishyam 2 (2022)
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 October 1998 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2022) 24 Years
BirthplaceUttar Pradesh
Zodiac SignLibra
HometownUttar Pradesh
SchoolNavyug Sr. Secondary School, Vinay Marg, Delhi
College/UniversityDyal Singh College, University of Delhi
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts (dropped out)
TattooOn his left forearm- Mashhoor
King's Instagram post about his tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsName Not Known (rumoured; ex-girlfriend in 2018) [5]Instagram- King
King's Instagram post with his rumoured ex-girlfriend
ParentsFather- Ashok Chandel
Mother- Rani Chandel
King with his mother
SiblingsBrother- Amit Kumar Chandel
Music Album Hard Drive Vol.1 by Raftaar, besides 36
ActorEsha Gupta


Some Lesser Known Facts About King

  • King is an Indian rapper, songwriter, and singer. He was among the Top 5 contestants in the MTV reality TV show ‘MTV Hustle’ (2019).
  • He was born in Uttar Pradesh, and later, he shifted to Delhi.
  • He used to participate in various football competitions while he was in school. He then started developing an interest in music, so he quit football and focused more on music.
  • When King was in class 8, he decided that he would make his career as a rapper. In his teens, he used to travel on his scooty for miles to get good microphones and speakers for recording songs. In an interview, while remembering those days, he said,

    We would book slots for recording, for like 30-35 mins and to record 4-5 songs. We did record every song in one take. I enjoyed those days as well. But eventually, we did struggle for the life we are living today and it’s all worth it.”

  • In childhood, he used to listen to the songs of many famous international singers without even understanding the lyrics. He grew up listening to the songs of the Indian rappers Yo Yo Honey Singh and Raftaar.
  • While he was struggling as a rapper, he used to work part-time at New Delhi Municipal Council. With the salary, he used to buy musical instruments. He first bought a guitar and then FL Studio and other music-producing software. Later, he started composing music with the help of one of his friends.

    An article on King

    An article on King

  • When he was in class 11, he started making rap songs and released them on his social media accounts. He received positive feedback from the netizens which motivated him to work more on making rap songs.
  • King started his YouTube channel titled ‘King Rocco’ in 2012 and uploaded his songs on the channel. He received a silver play button for his YouTube channel in 2019. As of November 2021, he has around 2.3 million subscribers on his channel.

  • Under his music album ‘Circumstances,’ he released songs like “She Know,” “Red Dirt State,” “The Divison.” and “Clearly By Now” in 2018.
  • He was doing a job in the government sector before he participated in the TV reality show ‘MTV Hustle’ in 2019. The judges were so impressed by his performance in the audition round that they selected him in the Top 15 contestants of the show. He finished among the Top 5 contestants on the show. In the audition round, while introducing himself to the judges, he said,

    At the age of 5, I used to listen to vocal groups like Backstreet Boys and Vengaboys. When I was in class 6, I used to be a part of choir singing. In class 11 and 12, I started producing music.”

  • He released the songs “Dracula,” “90s,” “Mafiia,” “Let The Eyes Talk,” “IICONIC,” and “Tu Aake Dekhle” under the album ‘The Carnival’ in 2020. In the same year, he released one more music album ‘Heartbreak, Made Me Do It.’

  • He came up with the album ‘The Gorilla Bounce’ in 2021 and released the songs including “Casanova,” “Main Bas Kehti Nahi,” “Era,” and “Tera Hua Na Mai Kabhi” under it.

    Tera Hua Na Kabhi song poster

    Tera Hua Na Kabhi song poster

  • He loves dogs and often shares pictures and videos with dogs on his Instagram account.

    King with his pet dog

    King with his pet dog

  • His song “Father Saab” topped the Kworb, a global artists ranking site in 2021. [6]Instagram- King
  • During an interview, he shared the reason behind keeping his name ‘King.’ [7]YouTube He said,

    I belong to the clan of kings ‘Chandel,’ my mother’s name is Raani, and I wanted a common name which is easy to pronounce and is understandable in various countries.”

  • During the MTV Hustle audition round in 2019, he said that he did not smoke. [8]YouTube
  • He has shared an Instagram post while drinking alcohol. [9]Instagram- King
  • King has performed at various live events and stage shows.
  • In 2019, his music video ‘Maahaul’ was taken down from YouTube over copywright issues.

    Kings's YouTube video copyright notification

    Kings’s YouTube video copyright notification

  • In November 2022, he arrived late at one of his events in Gaurav Garden, Raipur which made the audience very angry. When King arrived, the audience present there started throwing chairs and bottles on stage after which King left the stage, and the show was cancelled. [10]Nav Bharat Times