Lil Pump's "Harverd Dropout" finally drops this Friday.
At DesiHipHop Inc, we have always strived to support this growing culture organically by providing new & mainstream artists alike a platform to showcase their talent online. Today we are proud to offer you Desi Hip Hop 2.0, a music video streaming OTT platform available on Android with iOS and SmartTV apps coming soon.
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?
Kanye West is reportedly the victim of a Million dollar signature forgery scandal.
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.
Bhanga Bangla is back, and they just kicked off 2019 with a banging new single with Desi Trap vibes written all over it - Jhamela Nai.
Dutch artist F1rtstman teams up with British Asian stars Juggy D, Raxstar, Mumzy Stranger and H-Dhami for the party anthem of the season - Dance
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.
Lazarus has risen to be one of the most authentic, and most successful voices of Desi Hip Hop in the last decade. He is the first Desi emcee to have collaborated and toured with the legendary Wu Tang Clan.
With the spirit of competition, Emiway and Raftaar jumped in the ring and went at it with full force. Now, this was not a boring battle like Drake Vs Pusha T. This was a real battle where both parties went at it hard with multiple shots fired... well, figurative shots. And, gladly, this is a beef that did not harm any one physically. But, a lot of notepads and studio hours were demolished.
Yesterday afternoon, Bengali Hip Hop group - Bhanga Bangla - was busy shooting one of their next music videos when Los Angeles PD swarmed the area and shut it down.