DesiHipHop’s Hot 5 of the week (W/42)


Each and every week witnesses some jaw-dropping hip-hop releases in the desi hip-hop community. Artists put in their efforts and as a result, hip-hop music scene is flourishing. Like every other week, we, at, try to bring some of the hottest releases from the week for hip-hop listeners. These are hand-picked releases which are not arranged in any rankings and are equally important for the culture. So, without any further ado, let’s see what was hot this week.

DesiHipHop's Hot 5 Of The Week (W/39)

Therapy – Badshah

The hit maker Badshah dropped “Therapy” this week. As a matter of fact, we know that Badshah can spit and “Therapy” is just another fine example. Badshah did spit some good bars on the instrumental. Much like his previous tracks “Baatcheet” and “Inception”, “Therapy” also has a good story-telling vibe. In fact, he also gave shout outs to one and only Yo! Yo! Honey Singh. He mentioned how he misses the old days when they used to spend a lot of good times in the studio. “Therapy” also displays the hustle of Badshah. He mentioned his journey from being a nobody to somebody and how he is cracking big deals all alone. This is a surprise track for all his fans.

Significant lyrics from the track:

Cabin band, koi shor nahi. Flight Emirates,
Late aaun jaan boojh ke main, log karein wait,
Wi-Fi 36,000 ft. pe Whatsapp pe,
Karodon (Crores) ki main dealein kar raha negotiate.

Stream The Audio of “Therapy” By Badshah Here:

Krishna – Abhishek Talented

“Krishna” is a one of a kind track that will get you in touch with your devotional side. Rapper Abhishek Talented has put his heart and soul into this track about Lord Krishna. In under 3 minutes, Abhishek manages to capture the essence of some of the most memorable moments of Krishna. We bet you haven’t heard a track like this before. According to research done by the Radio Mirchi team, this is the first ever Hindi rap track made on Lord Krishna.

“Krishna” is produced by Case G who Abhishek Talented collaborated with through Facebook. In addition, the lyrical video is done by Karan Panchal, a Mumbai based artist who did phenomenally well with the lyrical outcast. And yes, Raftaar pushed it through his Facebook handle. exclusively distributed this track across all of the digital music distribution platforms.

Significant lyrics from the track:

Tan, mann, dhann in baaton ka ya,
Krishna ke jagraaton ka,
Prembandhu sun bada hua,
Aur poojey unke baaton ka

Watch the lyrical video of “Krishna” by Abhishek Talented here:

Motors – SNKM

Pakistani musicians Adil Omar and Talal Qureshi together have formed the crew SNKM. SNKM stands for Sonic Nocturnal Kinetic Movement. Under this pseudo name the duo carries out production, songwriting and vocal duties. “Motors” is a brand new music video by the duo and it is certainly off the hook. Everything from the production to the visual vibes of this video is something different. Ambient lights and edgy look sported by Adil and Talal bring out a new flavour. Production vibe of the track is on the lines of EDM music inspired by Diplo, Skrillex and those lot. Many of which SNKM has previously worked with.

“Motors” is SNKM’s first of many releases as a duo, to be followed by a series of singles and concerts to be announced soon. The track is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and everywhere else. Adil and Talal have a loyal fan following in Pakistan who cannot wait for the artists to achieve more success. Their music speaks for their calibre and is undoubtedly paving the way for aspiring musicians in the country.

Significant lyrics from the track:

First, you gotta trust your stuff,
They don’t know what you can know,
Don’t listen to no one else

Watch the official music video for SNKM’s “Motors” here:

40 – IQ aka Gujubhai

Last week witnessed the birthday of iQ, the CEO of To celebrate the day, iQ released “40” as a surprise. “40” is not a track. In fact, “40” is the latest album by iQ which came out today as a surprise on his birthday. Its a 7 track long album with a playback time of more than 22 minutes.”40″ is packed with brilliant songs and is sure to give you the classic American hip-hop vibe. The album is available for purchase on digital stores and you can buy it from here. The link also contains a stream link for the demos that you might like to check before actually buying the album.



40 by iq

Gaadi Kaali – JSL (feat. Ikka)

JSL is improving day by day and everyone is well aware of his musical skills. However, Ikka is an award-winning lyricist and songwriter. Their new presentation is “Gaadi Kaali” and its a commercial release to the fullest. “Gaadi Kaali” holds some serious R&b vibes with Ikka’s laid-back verse. Director Shabby has shot the visuals at some seriously eye-catching locations. Ikka’s verse might sound relatively weak but the overall track is managed properly.

Significant lyrics from the track:

Kaali gaadi baby tera peecha karey,
Ikka tujhey dekhne ke liye style se chashma neechey kare

Watch the music video of “Gaadi Kaali” by JSL (feat. Ikka) here: