Formed in 2016, India’s largest and first ever international socially - conscious Hip Hop event, GOA HIPHOP FESTIVAL is back. Returning to the beautiful coastal shores of South India again celebrating the 3rd season in February 2020.
After being in the game for more than a decade, Nasty Ninja is finally ready with his first solo mixtape "That Kid Nasty". The founder of "Beast Mode Crew" and one part of "Mumbai's Finest" went for an urban trap soundscape, with Diefferent, MadPlug and Crazy Vibe handling the production.
One of the original "Gully Boy" Naezy makes a solid comeback with his debut album "Maghreb". The six-track project takes production from Karan Kanchan, U.K.’s Compa and Canadian producer Byg Byrd.
2019 was probably one of the most noteworthy years of the decade for the global Desi Hip Hop culture. Already the most streamed genre in the world, Hip Hop grew wings and took flight in India. Canada birthed a new Punjabi Trap sound. Female emcees from across the globe are stepping up and standing out.
Bangalore has been a flourishing hotbed for subcultures since years. There is pure talent to be found in abundance in the region and they have a sound unlike any other. Beatboxing is one such element/subculture that has grown in popularity….
Born in India, raised in Portugal, moved to Spain and finally established in France. Tracing Tracy's life means following a route of many thousands of miles across the globe. So turn up the LOUDSPEAKER for Tracy De Sa !
Deepa Unnikrishnan aka Dee MC, is on the forefront of the female rappers in India. She has finally released her awaited debut album, 'Dee = MC2 ' which has been produced by the Sunit Music who is a behemoth in the Desi community in the UK.
After the wide reception of their debut single in April 2018, Mumbai based Urban-Pop/Hip-Hop collective SIXK released their second single 'Conversation' today across all music-streaming platforms.
In the track, Badshah is discharging his opinion about his naysayers and others who consider themselves his competition. You can hear him bragging about how his hardwork has changed his circumstances, how going mainstream helped him become financially stable, stable enough that he bought himself a Rolls Royce and a has a park in his house.
Earlier this year, Aakash Ravikrishnan was working tirelessly on an album titled “Overseas”. He reached out to Mumbai OGs and up-and-comers to feature on different beats throughout the process of the album. The outcome was a first of its kind…
Apple Music announced the launch of “Rap Life,” a new global playlist focusing on contemporary rap artists and culture. It replaces the former “The A-List: Hip-Hop” playlist. It also plans to leverage Beats 1 to launch a new weekly show and daily segments around it.
ELLEVN aka Amrit Singh Sagoo was born in Edmonton, Canada is getting attention in the domestic as well as international scene. He is a recording artist, producer and entrepreneur. The last three years have been tough for him as he has been building his independent music career while witnessing both of his parents succumb to cancer, ELLEVN has grinded and worked alongside some industry titans from the east and the west which include Dr. Zeus and Panjabi MC and latest to this list is Curtis Young, the son of legendary Dr. Dre.