Fish Man YouTubevideoFormer East London fish seller Muhammad Shahid Nazir shot to fame this month after a video of his fish song went viral attracting more than 6.3 million views:  “Come on ladies/Come on ladies/One pound fish.”

Shahid came to Britain on a visa to make a better life for his family are still back in Pakistan.

He quit market trading after the video became so popular he was offered a recording deal, according to the BBC in early December.

(WATCH the 2 videos below, the original fist market video, the produced music video and single, and visit the BBC to see a video of his home village in Pakistan where everyone knows the song)

Thanks to Andrew N. for sending the story idea!

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