AR Paisley is a Canadian songwriter and rapper. His ancestors hail from Punjab, India.In his younger days, he was inclined towards sports and used to play soccer, but when he moved to class 9, he quit playing the game as he did not want to participate in soccer tournaments.He then started developing an interest in music and made various rap songs. AR then performed in various rap battles. In 2004, he listened to the music of the American rappers Ludacris and Kanye West and thought of making hip-hop music.After dropping out of school in class 12, he started focusing more on making music.In an interview, he shared the fact that how he developed an interest in making rap music. He said, I just started in high school, but I didnt really take it seriously rapping was just something to pass the time. It turned into rap battles around the city, and I started taking it seriously in 2017. I dropped out of high school and was going through it; music was an outlet for me. That year, I made my first project, which was about 8-10 songs, and I just went crazy and had fun at the studio. That project got some reception, and thats when I decided I wanted to really focus on music..AR released various English songs in 2018 like Lavish, Maison Margiela, Bada Bing, and Paisley..Some of his extended plays and music albums are Timeless (2019), and AR Paisley vs AR Money (2020). Timeless album poster.In 2019, he released a few English songs including Dreams, Elegant, Run it Up- Ft. JAY FLACO, and Doze Off. A snippet from AR Paisleys song Elegant.Some of his other songs released in 2020 are Backdoor, Gold Soul, Rain Dance, and Still Grateful. Still Grateful song poster.In 2021, some of his songs like 23 Freestyle, Streets, Lemon Pepper Freestyle, and Still Around gained immense popularity.