|Artist Birtday :||02/06/1982 (Age 37)|
|Born In :||Bhola, Bangladesh|
|Occupation(s) :||Musician, Singer, songwriter, Composer|
|Genres :||Pop, Acoustic|
|Web Site :||http://www.yaatribd.com/|
Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu (বাংলাঃ রাশেদ উদ্দিন আহমেদ তপু) (born 2 June 1982) popularly known as Topu is a Bangladeshi musician, singer-songwriter and composer. He is the lead vocalist of ‘Yaatri’, a Bangladeshi band. In 2004 Topu formed the band “Yaatri” and began his career with a compilation album Shopnochura released in 2004. He rose to fame with the release of the singles “Ek Paye Nupur”. Topu signed with G-Series and released the first band album “Daak” in 2006. In 2008 he released his debut studio album Bondhu Bhabo Ki.
Topu was born on 2 June 1982 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His father, Shamshuddin Ahmed served as a Lieutenant colonel of Bangladesh Army. He has an elder sister. Being the son of an army officer, He moved a lot around the country. He spent his childhood in the midst of hills and trees at Comilla Cantonment. Topu went to Ispahani Public School & College, Chittagong and Barisal Cadet College. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from North South University.
Topu’s enthusiasm to music began at an early age. He discovered his love for music back in high school when he started to compose and sing on his guitar. He was literally inspired to write from his surroundings. His aptitude to music grew more when his father gave an acoustic guitar as gift for his glorious result in SSC examination. He started his musical life in college, composing and writing lyrics and gave his first stage performance at Barisal Cadet College.