The craze for hip-hop has reached new levels thanks to the success of the Ranveer Singh starrer Gully Boy, released earlier this year. Hip Hop is the voice of new India and the most popular genre of music amongst young Indians today. Celebrating the spirit of this hard-hitting form of music, a concert titled It’s All About Rap is coming to Dubai which brings together two of India’s leading and award-winning rappers DIVINE and RAFTARR. The show will be held at World Trade Centre on September 20.
DIVINE become a hip hop phenomenon and a window into the reality that is contemporary India through his music. He was the inspiration for Gully Boy whose raw and brutally honest Hindi rap reflects his own life. His song Mere Gully Mein saw the emergence of real hip-hop in India.
Rapper Raftaar, on the other hand, is known for his Punjabi songs and Bollywood numbers alike. Born as Dilin Nair in Trivandrum Kerala, RAFTAAR, the Rapper, singer, lyricist and producer has been creating waves in the Indian music scene since 2013. His specialty is real desi hip-hop. The man behind Bollywood super hit chartbusters Tamanchey pe disco from Bullett Raja and Whistle Baja from Heropanti, shot to popularity with 'Swag Mera Desi'.
Catch these two wonderful artistes in action together at the concert.
INFO: Friday, September 20, 9PM, Za’abeel Hall 6, World Trade Centre, Dhs 95 onwards, platinumlist.net