Yung.Raj

Yung.Raj

Raj Verma aka Yung.Raj is a 22-year-old beatboxer and producer from Hyderabad. Since early 2011, he has performed with both nationally and internationally acclaimed acts like Foreign Beggars, Shri, Karsh Kale, Niladri Kumar and more, and was also an active member of popular acapella outfit – Voctronica until late 2017. He has now moved on to focus on his solo project Yung.Raj. His productions are an experiment with time, tempo and rhythm, blending numerous styles to create a sound that is truly unique and his own. His live setup involves improvisation using a loop station to blend beatboxing along with synth bass and keys.

News

22 Producers, 22 Samples, 2 Days: Indian Producers Participate In A Beat Challenge For Charity

For years, the independent music community in India has been accused of being apathetic, apolitical and seeped in privilege, ignorant to the tumultuous origins of most music they consume and emulate....

Hanita Bhambhri, Gauley Bhai, Yung.Raj & More Announced For Kerplunk’s Crowdfunded Online Edition

50 artists will stream live from their houses between April 7-13 as part of the 7th edition of Qrated’s indie festival Kerplunk, joining its crowdfunding drive toward remunerating artists for their...

COVID WARS: Viral Music Challenge Reaches India’s SoundCloud Music Producers

The coronavirus isn’t the only thing spreading exponentially. On the more positive flipside of the deadly pandemic and its associated lockdowns, music producers around the world have light-heartedly...

'Go Corona Go': Indian Producers Make Music Out Of Viral Coronavirus Video

Coronavirus has hit the world hard, particularly the music industry who are having to face debilitating losses of revenue and income because of social distancing and isolation. However, while the...

Listen: ‘Covfefe’ By Yung.Raj

“Covfefe” is perhaps the world’s most famous typo (with its own lengthy Wikipedia page) and now, the title of the Yung.Raj’s latest beat tape. Creating a beat each day over a week for a...

Releases You May Have Missed: Disco Puppet, Yung.Raj, Arjun Vagale & More

The year has barely started, and Indian music producers are already releasing music faster than we can keep up with. There were a few singles and EPs released over the past few days that we thought...

Neil Landstrumm, Helena Hauff, Aïsha Devi & More To Play Terminal 1

Mumbai-based promoter Milkman has just announced the lineup for the 2nd edition of their festival Terminal 1 which takes place between Februar 28 - March 1. After a successful 2-day shindig last year...

Magnetic Fields Announces Second Wave Of Names For 2019

Magnetic Fields Festival, which takes place from December 13-15 this year at the surreal Alsisar Mahal in Rajasthan, had earlier announced a bevy of respected and exciting names like Maribou State,...

Listen: Releases From Azamaan Hoyvoy, Draama, Iyer & Yung.Raj

For the third consecutive week, the Indian music scene was littered with new music, especially so as two prominent (and starkly different) acts, Yung.Raj and Draama (aka Ravana), dropped two long-form...

NH7 Weekender Announces Lineup For Pune & Meghalaya Editions

Bacardi NH7 Weekender has announced the lineup for its Meghalaya and Pune editions which take place between 1 November-2 November, and 29 November-1 December respectively. Returning to Pune’s...

Features

Wild City Singled Out: April 2020

Wild City Singled Out: April 2020

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: Q1 2020

Wild City Singled Out: Q1 2020

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: November + December 2019

Wild City Singled Out: November + December 2019

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

2019 In Review

2019 In Review

2019... the year Donald Trump was (almost) impeached, the year Greta Thunberg woke the world to the climate crisis, the year citizens of India came together to fight for the secularity of the country,...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2019

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2019

The music lineup at Magnetic Fields Festival is bigger this year than ever before. Not only does the festival have a vast array of art and experiences on offer, but the music lineup is more diverse...

Wild City Singled Out: October 2019

Wild City Singled Out: October 2019

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: April 2019

Wild City Singled Out: April 2019

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: March 2019

Wild City Singled Out: March 2019

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: January 2019

Wild City Singled Out: January 2019

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: October 2018

Wild City Singled Out: October 2018

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

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