American Idol season 6 sensation, Sanjaya Malakar, was recently spotted busking for change in a New York City subway station. Check out the photo above from In Touch Weekly
“He was singing ‘(Sittin’ on) the Dock of the Bay,’” said an eyewitness who spotted him performing in the First Avenue L station.
Sanjaya was a very polarizing contestant the season he competed. He kept advancing despite the opinion shared by many that he could not sing. He did some television work afterward, but never really got a career off the ground. I heard that he was also tending bar in NYC to earn money.
As far as busking is concerned? A person’s gotta do what he’s gotta do…