Netflix Film Extraction starring Marvel actor Chris Hemsworth is set in Bangladesh and India featuring two Bangla Hip-Hop tracks from DesiHipHop Inc’s catalog straight from the streets of Dhaka.
Extraction is a Netflix Original action-thriller directed by Sam Hargrave and written by Avengers: Endgame director Joe Russo. It features Chris Hemsworth as a seemingly unstoppable mercenary who kills an unholy number of bad guys in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
DesiHipHop Inc Expands Into Film/TV Licensing with ‘Extraction’
The movie’s soundtrack features TWO Bangladeshi singles from DesiHipHop Inc’s diverse catalog. “We couldn’t be more pleased with their selection of original Bangla Hip-Hop from the streets of Dhaka. This win underscores our ongoing mission to empower #UnityThroughHipHop and let’s us offer some real opportunities back to our artists” says Hardik Davé, CEO DesiHipHop Inc.
Black Zang & Dee MC’s ‘No Boundaries’ was released in 2018 after the two renowned artists met up during their UK tour; while ‘Cypher Effect 2k16‘ was released in 2015. Extraction’s soundtrack also includes Divine, Naezy, & Sez on the Beat’s ‘Mere Gully Mein’.
No Boundaries – Black Zang ft Dee MC
The song came together while Dee MC & Black Zang went on tour in the United Kingdom with a group of artists including Naezy & Raxstar. As a true representation of ‘No Boundaries’, this project was produced in Bangladesh, recorded in UK, shot in London and Paris and engineered in San Francisco, California.
“Music is the air that we breathe; and no matter where we are from in this world, we can truly connect with each other through music” – Black Zang
This track is a true example of what happens when multiple creative minds work together to create a product that can be enjoyed by fans from all over.
Cypher Bangla 2K16 – IRFU, Dorpon RVS, Somrat Sij, Punkstah, VXL, Nizam Rabby, Golam
Cypher Bangla 2K16 was a track put together 2015 by Bangladeshi artist & radio presenter – VXL. VXL connected with IRFU, Dorpon RVS, Somrat Sij, Punkstah, Nizam Rabby, Golam, Black Zang, Bigg Spade, and Azif Alam creating a street anthem truly ahead of its time.
VXL went on to say, “This represents true Unity Through Hip Hop Which is very necessary for the Bangla Hip Hop Industry at this stage. These Emcees are absolutely capable and committed to represent Bangla hip-hop to the world.”
When and where is the Netflix Film Extraction shot?
Filming for Extraction began in November 2018 and took place over the course of several countries until concluding in March 2019.
Some of the locations that were used are:
India – Ahmedabad
Thailand – Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi
Bangladesh – Dhaka