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Rapper DIVINE signed up by Mass Appeal co-founded by Nas

Mumbai-based rapper DIVINE, whose life partially inspired the Bollywood hit "Gully Boy" earlier this year, has been signed up by Mass Appeal Records, the label co-founded by American rap superstar Nas.

Divine is currently working on his debut album, "Kohinoor", which is set to be released later this year. 

Nas' Mass Appeal, an urban culture-focused...

For Divine, hip-hop is all about representing community

Rapper Vivian Fernandes, who is known by his stage name Divine, says hip-hop music has always been about representing his true self, his community and his roots.

Memories of his first song are still fresh in the mind of the "Mere gully mein" rapper, whose life served as one of the inspirations for Bollywood hit movie "Gully Boy". 

Now a documentary on his life...
Sony Music India, Desi Hip Hop

Sony Music India, Desi Hip Hop enter partnership

Global music company Sony Music has joined hands with digital media company Desi Hip Hop Inc to give a push to hip hop culture in India.

Through this partnership, Sony Music and Desi Hip Hop (DHH) will work together to discover, develop and market Indian and diasporic hip-hop talent from around the world, read a statement. 

Raafat Ullah, Creative Director at Desi Hip Hop, said:...

There`s no platform quite like Bollywood: Divine

Rapper Divine, set to amp up the cricket fever in Manchester with a live performance of his 'SockThem' anthem, is excited about taking his love for the sport to the next level.

Memories of playing gully cricket are still fresh in the mind of the "Mere gully mein" singer, whose real name is Vivian Fernandes and whose life inspired Bollywood hit "Gully Boy".

Ranveer Singh is a hip-hop enthusiast: SlowCheeta

Rapper Chaitnya Sharma aka SlowCheeta is excited to work with Ranveer Singh under the actor's independent music record label -- IncInk. Getting associated with the "Bollywood superpower" would give independent artistes a wider reach, he said.

"There are so many people who want to express themselves and this platform gives them a chance to do so. You get the right reach, if they...
Raftaar, Nucleya, Raja Kumari

Raftaar, Nucleya, Raja Kumari to judge show for rappers

Rappers Raftaar and Raja Kumari along with electronic music producer Nucleya are on a hunt for India's hip-hop star.

The three will turn judges for "MTV Hustle", which is a reality show for rappers.

Under their mentorship, select contestants will undergo rigorous training and gruelling face-offs to emerge as the best. 

"Rap has enabled artistes to...
Emiway, Brodha V, Prateek Kuhad

Radio City Freedom Awards 6: Emiway, Brodha V, Prateek Kuhad win again, Coma Rossi, The Local Train bag their first RCFA honours

After three long months of live gigs that kickstarted the Radio City Freedom Awards 6 culminated to the Grand Finale that was held at the Glocal Junction, Worli, Mumbai on March 28th, 2019.

Radio City, India’s leading radio network captivated Indie Music lovers at the grand finale of, ‘Radio City Freedom Awards 6, driven by Skoda’- the most definitive platform to recognize, honor...

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