It's official! Hip Hop in India's "time aageya"! The movie that kicked off the global interest in Desi Hip Hop - Gully Boy - just got selected for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
This is the first drop from DIVINE's much awaited debut album, 'Kohinoor' and this is only going to make the fans further impatient. There is no doubt in our mind that when a name like, Nas is going to endorse Divine, the end result will obviously be the up-scaling of the gully lifestyle in front of the entire world.
In the past few years, we have seen the rise of Indian origin artists all around globe. It is the late 80's and early 90's generation folks who have been taking this charge. One impactful dude out of this generation is 'Fateh'. Fateh Singh is a California native who currently lives in Toronto. Fateh was born in Bangkok, Thailand to Sikh parents and moved to Hayword, California at the age of six.
If you are someone who loves hip-hop, then what you are about to read is going to blow your brains away. Wiz Khalifa who is famous for songs such as "Say Yeah," "Black and Yellow" and "See You Again" is scheduled to visit India for a two-city tour this September. He is playing two solo shows in Delhi and Mumbai on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, respectively. Wiz Khalifa is going to be accompanied by the Raja Kumari, who has also been spinning heads in India and North America.
It was just a few days ago when Mass Appeal and Universal Music Group announced their partnership and launch of Mass Appeal India and their first signed artist was going to be Divine. Divine aka Vivian Fernandez has been teasing about his album, 'Kohinoor' for quite some time and it seems his fans will finally be able to get a taste of it.
Emmy Award Winning producer, Aakash Ravikrishnan aka AAKASH, just dropped a project titled, 'Over Seas' which brings some of the most promising and talented acts in Mumbai together.
The entire project is a vibe and has something for everyone to jive with and relate to. The album features Sahir, Bombay Lokal, Dopeadelicz, MC Altaf, D'Evil, Trap Poju, Dee MC, Ace among many various other local titans.
Toymaker Hasbro has acquired gangster rap label Death Row Records — which counts Shakur and Snoop Dogg among its artists — as part of a bid to grow its stable of family-friendly entertainment. The worldwide toymaker announced the $4 billion deal Thursday to buy British company Entertainment One, which produces animated kids shows such as “Peppa Pig” and “PJ Masks” but also owns the rap label.
Big Sean and his Sean Anderson Foundation held the second annual DONWeekend celebration, featuring a free block party and a mental health panel, in Detroit on August 17 and August 18. In addition to gifting the children and people of his community with free carnival rides, and haircuts, the multi-platinum artist also donated a $100,000 studio to the Dauch Boys & Girls Club.
Sony Music’s hip-hop imprint, Awaaz, is back at it again with their showcase of the most talented Desi hip-hop artists globally. This week sees the release of Canadian-Desi artist, Blitzkrieg - who was the only North American male rapper featured in the soundtrack of Zoya Akhtar’s blockbuster Bollywood movie, ‘Gully Boy’.
Last week saw the release of a Punjabi Hip Hop track titled 'Kinna Chaida' by 3AM Sukhi featuring two of the genre's biggest names - Haji Springer & Raxstar.
In a diverse world of sounds, especially in India, Rap supergroup 7Bantaiz of Mumbai have paved their own path to reach new heights. Their latest offering comes not from the team as a whole unit, but a bomb of a…
Sony Music’s Hip Hop imprint, ‘Awaaz’, in collaboration with Desi Hip Hop Inc, is out to create a lot of noise. And, much like the label’s name suggests, their latest release, “Chillin Wala Scene 4” by Delhi’s very own Khatarnaak Hip Hop Collective is causing havoc.