Stay home and spruce up your quarantine with Desi Hip Hop’s hot 5 of the week. A handpicked list of the latest music video or audio releases from the scene. This week saw releases from some of the frontrunners of the…
Last year, Juice Wrld teased fans with the thought of a collaboration between himself and The Weeknd. After a year of waiting, it's finally happening. On August 7, fans received Juice Wrld and The Weeknd's new collab, "Smile."
Raja Kumari is back with her first release with Nas' newly established label Mass Appeal India, where she recently signed a deal with. Titled "NRI" (meaning Non Resident of India), she refers on how the term is used derogatorily against people who are Indian but don't live in India. In the song, she raps about her struggles in living in the duality of both - where she’s "too American for India and too Indian for America".
Long before the world was ordered to lock down and wait for freedom, bottles were popped, smoke was blown, and Spitty's party anthem "Lockdown" was born. This is the first collaboration between Spitty & N.R.M.N and it definitely took these conscious lyrical rappers from Brampton & Mississauga, Canada out of their element.
After 17 years with hip-hop and dubstep group Foreign Beggars – that disbanded in December 2019 – former frontman PAV4N drops his debut track "KARMA".
Upamanyu Datta aka PABLO, rapper and music producer from Kolkata releases English/Bengali single, "TENNIS" as he gears up for his "100s" EP. Tennis is the first one from his upcoming EP which features 3 different artists rapping in Kannada, Punjabi & Gujarati.
Bay Area resident, Saheer links up with Canadian producer Skinny Local to deliver "Gimme That". The track is an absolute banger and combines regional Indian elements with trap elements perfectly.
MC Solomon from UK unites with Bombay's very own Shaikhspeare to drop visuals for Bombay To London. The energetic hype track serves as the title track for their upcoming collaboration EP "Bombay To London".
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.
Sony Music’s Hip Hop focused label - Awaaz - is making more noise than ever. Today saw the release of California-native, Saheer’s “No Apologies”. After the success of his debut single in India, “Pressure”, Saheer came up with a new banger to share with Desi audiences around the world.
3 months after the release and huge success of his last music video “Raazi”, Fateh Doe releases his latest track “Late Nights”. This is a side of Fateh that proves why he is currently at the pinnacle of his career….