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Aug 19, 2019
MTV Hustle: India's rap revolution gets a reality TV boost with Nucleya, Raja Kumari, RaftaarWhere Gully Boy pitched typical melodrama and fanfare around the lives of kids who picked up rapping, producing, b-boying and graffiti as a means of expression, Hustle expectedly brings the reality TV format to the same lot.
Jul 06, 2019
Gully Life: Behind the scenes of the compelling new documentary that traces the rise of DIVINEBy the end of the 50-odd minute documentary, the parts that resonate most are those pertaining to DIVINE’s personal life
Jun 24, 2019
Music Inc. 2.0: 2019 edition features conversations on India's pop culture, role of OTT platformsMusic Inc. 2.0 kicked off on World Music Day 2019 and witnessed panel discussions on enhancing brand experiences, technology and design in music, the role of OTT platforms and the significance of regional content while connecting with local networks
Apr 21, 2019
Gully Boy's impact on Mumbai's hip-hop scene: As brands embrace genre, can hype be sustained?The hype Gully Boy generated has also turned hip-hop into brands’ new favourite genre, something that was perhaps expected after the film’s producers tied up with the makers of everything from clothes to cough syrup.
Mar 23, 2019
UK hip-hop collective Foreign Beggars reflect on the genre's popularity world over, in the run-up to Mumbai setWe spoke to Orifice Vulgatron and Nonames of Foreign Beggars fame about the growth in the global popularity of hip-hop, their thoughts on the scene in India and the increasing trend of independent artists looking to brands rather than labels for support.
Feb 13, 2019
Inside ‘Bombay 70’: Finding ‘asli hip-hop’ in Naezy’s neighbourhoodIn conversation with the director of the documentary Bombay 70, which explored Naezy's identity, his anxieties and why he makes music
Feb 09, 2019
Jaat’s the way to do it!Haryanvi hip-hop is making a mark, re-enforcing tired tropes about women and caste. Rappers from the state fuse rustic notes with electronic beats and lyrics that often overflow with local slang, to carve a new saleable musical sub-genre
Feb 05, 2019
Meet Dub Sharma, the ace producer behind some of the smash hits on the Gully Boy soundtrackDub Sharma, who has been producing music for radio, TV advertisement jingles, musicians and (of course) himself since 2008, says Gully Boy had a first for him
Jan 18, 2019
Khadar ki Ladkiyan: Girls from rap video on everyday struggles, dreams for bringing about social change‘More power to you sister’ say the girls featured in this video as they enunciate the relocation of the residents of Khadar, and stand in solidarity for every woman who lives suppressed
Jan 13, 2019
From Spotify's arrival to Gully Boy's release, what to look forward to in the Indian music scene in 2019Things to look forward to in 2019 which are expected to have a lasting impact on the Indian music scene.