Naya Hindustan deserves your attention, as a promising corpus of hip-hop that helps music transcend language in a country that is so swayed by lingual fascism.
Hyp3r is not ground-breaking, and will not kick-start a revolution, but it is a pretty good effort and a decent work in progress.
Jelo’s narrative style has its own unique identity and stands out to be one of the smoothest amidst the hip-hop circle.
The Bangalore-based duo’s debut release has the right intentions, even if hampered by occasional contrition.
"Usually, the writing session involves all of us in the studio, together writing the song. But for this album, I isolated myself from the world," says Yashraj
The duo’s debut record is a mature mélange of sounds from Hip-Hop and R&B, featuring versatile production and delivery.
The Bengaluru-based live hip-hop outfit affixes a peephole looking into their creative process with a concise beat tape indicative of forward movement.
Yashraj's debut release Takiya Kalaam scythes through the foliage of Bombay hip-hop with surprising ease.
The rapper undoubtedly levels up on Azli, setting another important benchmark in hip-hop from this region.
An overall bold and introspective feat, Kaafi stands to be a statement more than a project.