Raju Gurung is a well known name in music industry.His genre is ‘Salaijo’ folk songs. Raju has given his vocal in numerous songs. Tite kareli, Tansanai bajar, Deurali bhanjyang etc. are some of his hit numbers among others. Salaijo is a folk song especially sang in western parts of Nepal. Salaijo folk song is popular among Gurung and Magar ethnic group.