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Hip Hop in India has taken a political twist. With 2019 Elections around the corner, political parties are gravitating towards the genre to reach their core youth audience. Hip-Hop's anti-establishment roots are being threatened as the art form was born to spread a "higher message". The genre consists mostly of the younger generation as creators plus consumers, so it's a very obvious move from the political parties to use this as a channel - but should we stand for it?
Hip-Hop culture has been making a Social, Political & Economical impact on North American soils since it's inception in the 1970's and now we're beginning to see the impact it can have on our home turf, India.
Prakash Bhoir, a tribal chief from Warli has teamed up with socially conscious Hip-Hop crew Swadesi to call for a stand against the cutting of trees in the Aarey forest in Mumbai.
Let Sun J’s flow take you on a ride through India’s capital city. Dilli is now available on all streaming platforms worldwide.
As the Desi Hip-Hop culture matured over the past decade, we've kept a close eye on the various crews across the globe creating a new breed of music & culture for the South Asian youth diaspora. We've lost some notable ones like the BURBAN movement by Shizio in the UK and Zoobabies by Noyz in Canada - but in this game only the strong survive.
Indian Hip-Hop is going through a similar dynamic, where the Gully Boy fever has incited a Hip-Hop revolution of sorts and artists are forming their own platforms with the help of brands & partners. This article takes a look at popular Hip-Hop artists in India who're carving their own name in the history books of Desi Hip-Hop.
Hip-Hop has always been a medium for the unheard voices in society. The scene evolved from online battles to offline jams and street cyphers. Exeel Entertainment & Zoya Akhtar’s latest movie “Gully Boy” centers around a time period in the…
This year's most awaited movie for the Desi Hip Hop scene is undoubtedly 'Gully Boy'. Teaser of which has already become talk of the town and is trending number one on YouTube. The teaser trailer that released earlier today has already crossed 8 million views and is becoming a fan favourite with full force. The movie based on the come up story of rappers Divine and Naezy is going to change the rap game in South Asia forever. The power packed Hindi bars written by Spitfire and performed by Ranveer Singh is on every rap fan's mind right now!
Kam Shah, Punjabi Rap artist from California has been working quietly on his craft. We know he has a ton of content lined up for 2019 but the overwhelming demand from his fans for something new pushed him to drop a little heat before the New Year. Check out 4N (Foreign) below:
On Friday, renowned Bangladeshi producer Dee Corter (aka Stave Sonata) dropped a collaboration project with Canadian Bangla R&B singer - Raz Dee - & 2 of the most well known Bangladeshi rappers - Towfique & Shafayat.
Raja Kumari, took on the industry and dropped braggadocios bars with Desi & global Hip Hop influences sprinkled all over it. With a dope instrumental, "SHOOK" stands out as one of the leading Hip Hop singles by a Desi artist this summer.