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Lifestyle  /  Published 10.05.22

Streetfood Music’s new single ‘Bunohansh’ is an ode to Kolkata’s potential

The event was a moment of celebration for the city’s hip-hop community, which gathered to celebrate independent Bangla rap. “In the current situation, we require a space where we can prote...
By Vedant Karia

Music  /  Published 23.04.22

Louis Theroux wins youngsters with his rapping

Who said 51-year-olds can’t be cool, can’t rap or can’t start a trend?! Look at documentary maker and podcaster Louis Theroux who is known for Weird Weekends in which he delves into ...
By Mathures Paul

People  /  Published 23.03.22

Emerging Kolkata rappers strike a chord by telling stories of the streets

Apart from their unity, Chakraborty feels Kolkata’s rappers stand out for their experimentative nature. “Along with new rap movements, rappers from Bengal are also bringing their unique st...
By Vedant Karia

Science Tech  /  Published 03.02.22

When ad boosts up song's graph

The original video for I Look Good is hilarious. Released in 2020, the video has the rapper looking bored on Day 69 of quarantine when he answers his iPhone. On the other end is a friend who suggests ...
By Mathures Paul

People  /  Published 27.12.21

EPR Iyer: A rapper on stage and a ‘reporter from the streets’

He also credits Kolkata’s cosmopolitan nature for allowing him to meet diverse people and breaking his orthodoxy. “Meeting people from all strata here made me more liberal. The nature of t...
By Vedant Karia

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People  /  Published 22.11.21

‘The charm of Bangla poetry is back with Bangla rap’: Cizzy

How do you think Gully Boy changed the rap scene in India, if at all? Do you think it made it too commercial for its own good? Gully Boy was a huge step for the rap scene in India...
By Ananya Ghosh

Culture  /  Published 01.11.21

Raja Kumari on her recent collaborations & more…

Favourite colour: Lavender Favourite silhouette: Body-con, anything snatched at the waist Favourite fashion moment from music history: I think it was an Odissi dancer in all her get-up featured alon...
By Saionee Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.21

Darjeeling: Beat drugs with rap

The hills are set to witness a battle royale of lyrics, music and wits. The Darjeeling Initiative and the Edwards Foundation, two social organisations from Darjeeling, and the Artists of Darjeeling (...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Arts  /  Published 22.09.21

Shan Vincent de Paul's Made in Jaffna

You have in the past spoken about how Alexander McQueen inspires your sense of fashion. How far does fashion and music go hand in hand? For me, all artistic expressions I participate in have one main...
By Mathures Paul

Entertainment  /  Published 27.07.19

Raja Kumari's rajaissance

The feisty, fearless, fabulous Raja Kumari is turning the beat around, shaking up the music industry with her music and persona. The 33-year-old has not just managed to tackle pop and rap like a pro, ...
By Pramita Ghosh


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