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Bolo Azadi! India Elections Insight Political Rap Battle: BJP vs Congress

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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?

Gangs of Desi Hip-Hop

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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 Takes The Music Business By It’s Horns

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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.

Gully Boy Trailer Marks Smashing Start Of Desi Hip Hop’s 2019

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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 Drops “4N” With Akki Bo

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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: