MC Square is an Indian rapper, lyricist, and composer who became well-known among youngsters after his appearance in a rap/hip-hop talent hunt show ‘MTV Hustle 2.0’ (2022). MC Square’s fine performances led him to win the show.
Abhishek Bensla (also spelt as Bainsla)/ Lambardar popularly known by his stage name MC Square was born on Sunday, 20 September 1999 (age 23 years; as of 2022) in Bhavana, a village located in Palwal district in the state of Haryana, India. Reportedly, he grew up in Faridabad, Haryana. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Abhishek Bensla belongs to a farmer’s family in Haryana.
His father’s name is Ashok Lambardar.
Reportedly, after pursuing his Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering, Abhishek Bensla worked as an administrative in-charge in a college for almost six months.
According to MC Square, he initially worked as a choreographer and would often choreograph for weddings and visit academies to teach.
According to the sources, Abhishek was inspired by ‘Ragini,’ a folk song that belongs to the state of Haryana.
A Kick-Start of The Journey
Reportedly, Abhishek started his career in rapping in 2016. In an interview, he spoke about the initial days of his career and said that he used to write poetry and gazals. Some sources claim that he was insisted by his friends and family to start giving beats to his poems.
MC Square – A Connection With Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
In an interview, Abhishek revealed the reason behind his stage name “MC Square.” According to him, he found his stage name in a formula given by Albert Einstein, i.e., E=mc2, which means energy equals mass times the speed of light squared, as he felt the energy in hip-hop. While talking about the story behind his stage name, Abhishek Bensla said,
Since childhood, I’ve always been interested in reading science books, and there’s an equation by Einstein, E=mc2, which means energy equals mass times the speed of light squared. The Hip-hop game is like energy to me and that’s how I found my stage name.”
Introduction to ‘MTV Hustle 2.0’
According to Abhishek Bensla, he was introduced to ‘MTV Hustle 2.0,’ an Indian rap/hip-hop reality show, by one of his friends ‘Himanshu Bhatt. Abhishek gave it a try. He got a call from the team of “Hustle” and went for the auditions in Delhi. While talking about his introduction to the show, Abhishek said,
My friend Himanshu Bhatt introduced me to HUSTLE 2.0, but I was not sure because I thought all these reality shows were scripted, but then I got a call from the crew of ‘Hustle’ for Delhi auditions and so here I am.”
In 2022, Abhishek Bensla entered the rap/hip-hop reality show and won the hearts of the judges – – and the audience by giving great performances, which were appreciated by many famous personalities including Badshah and Virat Kohli. MC Square was announced as the winner of the show.
MC Square performing ‘Chehre’ on the show ‘MTV Hustle 2.0’ (2022)
- According to some sources, MC Square has worked with some underground rappers for some time.
- In 2018, he participated in a rap game and performed the rap titled ‘Hip Hop Mazhab.’
- MC Square’s raps have received a shower of appreciation from many famous personalities including Virat Kohli. Reportedly, Virat sent MC Square a message in which he congratulated him for all his great performance on the show ‘MTV Hustle 2.0’ and admitted that he loved one of his raps titled ‘Naina Ki Talwar’ and has listened to it more than 100 times.
- In an interview, MC Square revealed that he would prefer sitting on the terrace of his house sipping tea with the view of Aravali hills while writing his songs. He mentioned that his song ‘Chehre’ (Faces) was a story written on his observation of people travelling in the Delhi metro. MC Square in the interview said,
I write my songs alone at home, sipping tea with the view of Aravali hills from my terrace. I like to observe people around me and get inspired by them. My recent song ‘Chehre’ (Faces), is the story of my observations of people and their faces travelling in the Delhi metro.”