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.

Samajh Me Aaya Kya!? The Emiway VS Raftaar Battle Explained

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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.