Shoma Rahman is a professional singer based in New York. She took music lessons
since childhood in classical and Nazrul songs. Currently she is experimenting
with Bangla pop music mixed with live English rap music. Younger audiences
receive this kind of variation with enthusiasm according to her. She grew up in
Dhaka and studied English literature there.
In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla she speaks
about music background in her family and says that she got the inspiration from
her mother initially.
As her mother originally comes from Assam, she also
sings Assamese songs. Shoma Rahman says that she found music as the best way of
expressing her own self.