Seedhe Maut are the creative force that are redefining Indian youth culture at every turn. Having mastered the art of delivering razor sharp, combative rhymes – this Delhi-based duo comprising Encore ABJ and Calm have used their lyrical dexterity to push forward the boundaries of Hindi rap and present the language in a revolutionary new format that highlights the emotional power that words can convey.
The Mumbai-based artist is a breath of fresh air in the city’s hip-hop community – bringing his Nujabes-inspired sonic aesthetic to the scene and constantly reinventing himself in a region dominated by ‘gully rap’.
Delhi-based rapper-producer Rebel 7 is one of the country’s best emerging artists after the release of seminal projects such as Kaale and singles such as Chal Nikal and Haan Bhai. Playing with trap, old school hip hop and desi mixes, he blends his Malayalam roots with the culture of the capital.
Hailing from Aizawl, Mizoram, Jelo attempts to flip the Indian hip-hop scene on its head by diving deep into his experiences as a kid from one of the most disconnected regions in the country. Heavily inspired by the sounds of the dirty south, the 22-year old rapper leaves no stone unturned in an effort to lay every ounce of raw skill on wax.
BLUnt is a DJ, Producer and Rapper, and has been a veteran of Mumbai’s hip-hop community. Combining old school hip hop and some era-defining tunes. Having honed his craft as a floor-shaking DJ, BLUnt is notorious for his ability to create unique experiences in the club by combining era-defining tunes from across the culture’s iconic landscape.
A leading face in India’s electronic music scene, Gurbax is a DJ and Producer who’s high impact performances and signature take on Trap, Hip-Hop and R&B have made him a fan-favourite in the clubbing & festival circuit across the country.
Ranjani Ramadoss, known as Ranj, is a vocalist, rapper, and songwriter based in Bangalore. Possessing a distinct voice, she has mastered both contemporary and classical music in English and Tamil.
Clifr is a multi-instrumentalist based in Bangalore, and one half of the duo RANJ x Clifr. His music is reflective of the current generation’s refusal to conform to a stereotype. Also a music producer, he’s known for blending genres and taking up a multitude of themes.
Kampai, the brainchild of Rumit Virmani, is a Bengaluru-based DJ, artist, curator, and emcee. His genre-bending music combines Electronic, Afro house, Global Bass, Future beats, and more, with a heavy emphasis on bass. With an energetic stage presence, Kampai seamlessly merges Hip Hop, Baile Funk, UK Garage, Dubstep, Drum and Bass, creating one-of-a-kind sets.
Dizlaw took the Mumbai Hip-Hop scene by storm with his own renditions of tracks by Divine, MC Stan, Emiway Bantai and label mates Seedhe Maut. As part of the series he’s put a spin to popular pop music, as well as vintage Bollywood tracks. His inventiveness, and ability to elevate any genre of music with his own take on desi hip hop helms him as the protege of next gen Hip-Hop.
Vasu Raina is a singer songwriter, who weaves together a blend of soul and contemporary compositions. Raina’s music transcends genres, boundaries and languages with his overarching themes on self-discovery, social tensions, and earnest reflections on the whimsical human experience from his complex perspective