Indian Rappers (Hip-Hop)
Indian hip-hop scene evolved aggressively in the past few years. Emiway, Divine, Neazy, Kaam bhari, Raftaar, Badshah, Ikka, and so many other rappers changed the whole hip hop scene with their fantastic flow of word and storytelling. After the movie “Gully-Boy” based on Indian rappers (Divine and Neazy), Indian rap artists got more recognition and people became aware of hip-hop. If we talk about the very first ” Honey Singh” was the one who populated the word “Rap” in India. Later, Badshah and Raftaar also become more active in hip- hop music.
In the last few years, not only commercial but Indian underground hip-hop became widely popular. There are so many Rappers, who are writing on their struggle, politics and other social issues. People are organizing cyphers and all so that new rappers get the platform and meet each other. Recently, “Hustle Cypher ” in Mumbai gave a chance to new hip-hop artists, rappers and beatboxers and it was judged by Aby, Mumbai’s finest, Portik Justis, Shaikhspeare and KidshotAby, Mumbai’s finest, Portik Justis, Shaikhspeare and Kid shot. The winner of this hustle-cypher was “sense one way”( a pure Hindi rapper).
Gully Gang | Indian underground Rappers’ Cypher, Mumbai
Gully Gang Cypher was organized by Zoya Akhtar ( director of “Gully-Boy) and Ranveer Singh at the set of Gully-Boy. So many underground rappers performed there Emiway Bantai, Sense Oneway, Kaam Bhari and all. This cypher video got so viral and within a few months, this video got more than 4 million views. Few rappers got widely popular after this cypher. The guy who is in the front in the thumbnail is “sense one way” who won the recently organized cypher “hustle”.
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