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Naezy Returns To The Rap Game!

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After almost 2 years of silence, the prodigal son of Mumbai Rap is back at it once again! The wait is over as Naezy has just released visuals for “Aafat Wapas” – his much anticipated comeback track. On his return,…

Spotify sneaks into India with premium options starting at just ₹13

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The much-awaited launch of the Spotify music streaming service in India, has finally happened. Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service, is now available across all the platforms in India. As it is globally, Spotify is available here with an ad-supported free subscription tier, as well as premium tiers. For India, Spotify is currently focusing on English and Hindi music, as well as Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.

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?