‘Gully Gang’s popular rapper Shah Rule speaks to Outlook about the growth of hip-hop in India, and how it’s spreading its wings all across the country.
‘Gully Gang’ Rapper D’Evil speaks to Outlook about the growth of hip-hop culture in India, and how its fashion sense should take into account the surroundings and the rapper’s real personality.
Hip Hop music, has over the years almost become synonymous with the Indian pop music, almost blurring lines between the two genres.
Let’s take a look at some of the most prevalent gangs in the desi hip-hop scene and how they are helping the new age artistes to showcase their talent on a vast platform.
Cochin based rapper John K Sunny, better known as Wayword, writes about his fascination with the world of hip-hop, which led him to writing his first ever hip-hop song in 2016.
While the hip-hop culture in India is growing for quite a while, not many female rappers had been there for a long time. Here are a few female rappers who’ve started making a lot of impact in the recent past.
Popular Kerala-based dance crew Southside Bboys’ member Maneesh B aKa Bboy Mazaru, talks to Outlook about the challenges faced by them, in their 10-year-long journey of breakdancing in India.
Rapper DIVINE has been credited as one of the topmost hip-hop artistes of the country. Talking to Outlook, he reveals how the hip-hop scene has grown in India, and how he tackles criticism coming his way.
Malayalam rapper Fejo, one of the biggest names in the fast-growing rap community in India, focusses on taking up several socio-political issues in his songs.
You cannot talk of hip hop and not talk about the fashion associated with it. The style statement of the rappers is distinct. Here’s charting a bit about the when’s and why’s behind this unique sartorial choice.
Singer Baba Sehgal speaks to Outlook about the rap culture in India, his introduction to the hip hop scene in the 1990s, its inclusion in the popular culture of today, and lots more.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.