NEW YORK – Pakistan's veiled rapper Eva B, who racked up millions of views, becomes the first Baloch artist to get featured in the prestigious Times Square Billboard.
Inspired by ace rappers Eminem and Queen Latifah, the young rapper rose to fame with Coke Studio’s latest season.
Eva is over the moon as she shared a snap of the coveted Billboard featuring her picture.
“Eva B is kind of magical, as the first Baloch artist to be featured at Times Square…Listen to her work along with that of other Pakistani female artists on the #EQUALPakistan,” Spotify wrote on Instagram.
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As Eva B becomes the newest face to appear on a digital billboard in Times Square, several celebrities felicitated her for the feat.
In an earlier interview, the hip-hop sensation highlighted the meaning behind her name. "Eva B under the aforementioned pseudonym where Eva is a tribute to the first woman on Earth, Eve, like the latter she too is a first in the female rapping community in the country. The added letter B is a nod to her Baloch identity," she said.
The rapper started her music career in 2014, and now has collaborated with renowned names of the Pakistani music industry such as Ali Gul Pir, and Anas Baloch.
Her music collaborations include one with Momina Mustehsan at the Lux style awards. Lately, the upbeat motivational game anthem Khel Dil Mein Hai featured her. The song is an audio or visual treat that is alluring and captivates the eye.
She has kept her identity hidden under a hijab because it makes her feel anonymous yet empowered.
Pakistani rupee continues recovering losses against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.
On Tuesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.6 for buying and 286.65 for selling.
Euro slides down to 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate inches up to 360 for buying, and 363.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.50 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 75.90.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||360||363.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.46||36.81|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.89||177.89|
The gold remained under pressure in Pakistan amid a huge drop in price of the precious metal despite in the international market.
On Tuesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs218,500 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs187,330.
Single tola of 24 karat is Rs218,500, 22 Karat Gold costs Rs200,290, rate of 21 karat gold stands at Rs191,190 whereas 18k gold rate is Rs163,875.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold saw huge drop in price, coming down to $2037 per ounce after drop of $81.79.
|Lahore||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|