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Rapper SVDP talks 'One Hundred Thousand Flowers': Why single on Sri Lankan civil war is his most important song yet
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Rapper SVDP talks 'One Hundred Thousand Flowers': Why single on Sri Lankan civil war is his most important song yet

34 years after his family fled the Sri Lankan civil war, Toronto-based Tamil rapper SVDP has foregrounded the violence inflicted on his community, with Made in Jaffna, his third album.

Raja Kumari on documenting Indian culture through her music: If we don't keep passing it down, it will be a travesty
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Raja Kumari on documenting Indian culture through her music: If we don't keep passing it down, it will be a travesty

Raja Kumari talks her new track 'Bindis and Bangles,' the influence of Indian culture and classical dance, and expressing her identity through music.

Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more 
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Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more 

2019 was a year in which small films in the Assamese and Khasi languages drew eyeballs, and the Kerala-based film industry aka Mollywood outdid itself.

In rapper Ahmer's 'apolitical' potent verses lie truths about Kashmir that must be told
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In rapper Ahmer's 'apolitical' potent verses lie truths about Kashmir that must be told

Ahmer's music speaks to and for the people of Kashmir — for the people in Srinagar's Downtown, for his family members who suffered abuse and death

MTV Hustle: India's rap revolution gets a reality TV boost with Nucleya, Raja Kumari, Raftaar
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MTV Hustle: India's rap revolution gets a reality TV boost with Nucleya, Raja Kumari, Raftaar

Where 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.

Gully Life: Behind the scenes of the compelling new documentary that traces the rise of DIVINE
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Gully Life: Behind the scenes of the compelling new documentary that traces the rise of DIVINE

By the end of the 50-odd minute documentary, the parts that resonate most are those pertaining to DIVINE’s personal life

'Agar helmet nahi lagayega toh tera time ayega': Delhi traffic cop raps about road safety, spreads awareness on social media
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'Agar helmet nahi lagayega toh tera time ayega': Delhi traffic cop raps about road safety, spreads awareness on social media

A Delhi traffic police head constable named Sandeep Shahi recently shared a video message on social media where he raps about road safety

Teen’s rap verse for Frank Sinatra’s ‘Fly me to the Moon’ goes viral on Twitter
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Teen’s rap verse for Frank Sinatra’s ‘Fly me to the Moon’ goes viral on Twitter

In just a day's time, the video has over 77,000 retweets and more than 2.5 lakh likes.

Game of Thrones season 8: Letters to Jon Snow, from his willfully ignored direwolf Ghost
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Game of Thrones season 8: Letters to Jon Snow, from his willfully ignored direwolf Ghost

Location: Somewhere in the extreme North of the Seven Kingdoms. A lone direwolf (some call him Ghost) sends missives to his neglectful master, Jon Snow. To be read to the tune and rhythm of Eminem's 'Stan', from whose lyrics these letters *may* have been adapted.

Inside ‘Bombay 70’: Finding ‘asli hip-hop’ in Naezy’s neighbourhood
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Inside ‘Bombay 70’: Finding ‘asli hip-hop’ in Naezy’s neighbourhood

In conversation with the director of the documentary Bombay 70, which explored Naezy's identity, his anxieties and why he makes music

Meet Dub Sharma, the ace producer behind some of the smash hits on the Gully Boy soundtrack
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Meet Dub Sharma, the ace producer behind some of the smash hits on the Gully Boy soundtrack

Dub 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

Watch: Gully Boy trailer, Eminem's 8 Mile mash up shows similarities between two films
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Watch: Gully Boy trailer, Eminem's 8 Mile mash up shows similarities between two films

Netizens have point out similarities between the upcoming musical Gully Boy's trailer with Eminem's 8 Mile.

Raja Kumari accused of promoting caste hierarchy in 'Roots', her latest collaboration with DIVINE
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Raja Kumari accused of promoting caste hierarchy in 'Roots', her latest collaboration with DIVINE

Indian American hip hop artist Raja Kumari is facing the heat for allegedly promoting caste hierarchy in 'Roots', her latest collaboration with rapper DIVINE.

Third of four suspects arrested in Georgia, Florida for fatally shooting rapper XXXTentacion
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Third of four suspects arrested in Georgia, Florida for fatally shooting rapper XXXTentacion

XXXTentacion was fatally shot as he left a motorcycle dealership Deerfield Beach. The gunmen fled with a Louis Vuitton bag containing $50,000.

Wiz Khalifa refuses to apologise for 'racist' lyric about Koreans in his latest track Hot Now
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Wiz Khalifa refuses to apologise for 'racist' lyric about Koreans in his latest track Hot Now

Shortly after Wiz Khalifa's Hot Now was dropped, The Korea Times carried an article accusing the singer of being insensitive towards Koreans

Cardi B counter-sues former manager seeking $15 million for deceitful and disloyal conduct
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Cardi B counter-sues former manager seeking $15 million for deceitful and disloyal conduct

The countersuit is against a case a filed in April suing Cardi B along with her new managers as well as publicist for breach of contract and defamation.

Odia rapper Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal on how he reclaimed his identity through music
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Odia rapper Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal on how he reclaimed his identity through music

Samir Rishu Mohanty, who goes by the moniker Big Deal, opens up about how rap rescued him and gave him an identity

Rap trio Migos to receive ASCAP Vanguard Award in recognition of their contribution in shaping the future of music
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Rap trio Migos to receive ASCAP Vanguard Award in recognition of their contribution in shaping the future of music

Migos' albums Culture and Culture II have reached platinum status and each hit the no 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart.