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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.
Dec 21, 2018
Bangladesh's rock 'n' roll scene, which championed liberal values post-independence, now faces a declineIncreased religiosity, which rejects all things Western in favor of a traditional lifestyle, has also hurt Bangladesh’s rock 'n' roll scene
Nov 04, 2018
From helping artists to damaging an industry: Understanding the role of music videos in the streaming eraIf YouTube is so ubiquitous, then is a music video essential for scoring a hit these days, like it was back in the 1980s during the early days of MTV?
Oct 24, 2018
Ariana Grande remembers late rapper Mac Miller, shares Instagram video of former boyfriendAriana Grande had earlier shared a heartfelt message that she was sorry as she could not save the 'sweetest soul' who was her 'dearest friend' after the death of Mac Miller