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Make way for desi boys!

Hip hop and rock get an indigenous makeover with local languages taking over.
Adhi & BBB
“In the 1970s rap was very famous in the West where the oppressed used its lyrical rhythm and beats as a tool to rebel against racism. Now, let’s go back a little in time when we had the famous poet […]

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Desi revolution

The borrowed-from- the-West hip hop gets a local flavour thanks to DNOAX. SANGEETA G.

Hip hop as an art form grew to popularity in the 1970s as part of block parties which were danceable, entertaining, voiced their views on the things that matter and brought people together at the same time. The true roots of hip […]

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Roots of rap

GENRES A look at the history of one of the most popular and controversial genres of music. ANUJA CHANDRAMOULI

Hip-hop is a genre of music that originated in the Bronx, in the 1970s. The popularity of this unconventional genre may be attributed to its raw flavour, witty and often savage rhymes, catchy beat, colorful personalities, and […]

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Way of life!

HIP HOP is not just about the music and the attitude but it’s a lifestyle. SAROOP OOMMEN
“There isn’t much scope for Hip Hop, but we play at a few clubs. The issue is they want us to add the whole Hindi-thing into hip hop. Like what Snoop Dog did for the movie “Sinngh Is Kinng” […]

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