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Arooj Aftab reveals what she spoke to BTS about on the Grammys

by Pakistan Latest News Update

Brooklyn-based singer — and Pakistan’s first Grammy winner — Arooj Aftab answered followers’ burning questions in a digital “press release” and at last stuffed curious netizens in about what transpired between her and Korean boyband BTS who had been seated collectively on the Grammys.

“Post Grammy press conference alertttttt!!! Addressing your most pressing questions about BTS, ‘MOHABBAT’, and the actual GRAMMY. LET’S GOOOO,” Aftab captioned her video.

“Hello everyone, this is my official post-Grammy win press release, I suppose, because I’m being inundated by so many questions from you guys and I feel like I should answer at least three so that it’s out there,” the singer defined earlier than diving proper in.

“One thing, first of all, [that I] absolutely 100 per cent need to talk to you guys about and respond to — what did BTS say? Nothing man, they didn’t say anything. I went up to them, I said ‘Hey guys, what’s up? Let’s take a photo,’ because we were all sitting next to each other the entire night. And they were like ‘Sure, of course, yeah. Congratulations!’ We took a photo and I said ‘The Pakistani BTS army loves you.’ And they said ‘Thanks’ and then I went back to my seat. So that’s what happened with BTS,” narrated Aftab.

Aftab additionally gave a shoutout to the poet who contributed to the lyrics of her Grammy-winning tune and acknowledged his work. “Secondly, lots of love and respect — respect, respect, respect to Hafeez Hoshiarpuri obviously who wrote the poetry of the song ‘Mohabbat.’ Aside from that, you’ve never heard anything like my version of ‘Mohabbat’ and I am so grateful for all the love.”

The singer additionally expressed gratitude for her followers, hoping she did justice to her cultural roots. “And I am so grateful to all of you who have gone on the journey of that song with me, where I’ve poured my whole soul out into it. I hope you that feel that this iconic standard from our region and from our culture has been done the honours to — or whatever that means.”

Lastly, she shared the place her Grammy was, promising to go dwell with it as soon as it arrives. “The third question is where is the Grammy — they don’t let you [keep it], they don’t give it. They take it back and then they mail it to you later with your name on it. As soon as they mail it to me, I will go live with it [and] we’ll play with it, don’t worry about that.”

Aftab ended the session overwhelmed, grateful and completely satisfied. She thanked her followers and appreciated all of the love “coming through from all corners of the internet.” “God bless and onwards,” she concluded.

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