DJ MoCity, MadStarBase, Nash Jr & MC Soopy
23 February 2019
DJ MoCity is an award-winning DJ, promoter and co-founder of South Asia’s first online community radio - Boxout.fm. Born and raised in Baghdad and New Delhi, MoCity spent his early days as a hip-hop loving teenager in New Delhi, and has grown into a highly experienced and respected musical tastemaker who has played an instrumental role in the development of creative communities across Asia and the Middle East. The work he’s done with pioneering crews such as the Reggae Rajahs (India), the 264 Cru (Dubai) and his award-winning podcast Motellacast, is a testament to his work ethic and philosophy. A global citizen, MoCity has used his multicultural heritage to connect audiences and communities across regions.
MadStarBase, made up of Ase and Neal, is a production and DJ duo who perpetually create and curate some of the freshest, most forward-thinking music. Their creations are rooted in hip-hop and bass music and are not confined to a single genre. The focus is on sample - heavy explorations of indigenous sounds.
From original cuts to bootlegs and remixes, their productions and DJ sets make any room shake and keep the dancefloor stacked.
MC Soopy is the alter ego and stage name of New Delhi native Siddhant Roop Rai. As an MC , MC Soopy adds an element of surprise and break neck energy to DJ sets of any genre across the country. A combination of improvised grime infused rapping, high energy hyping and an overall mic prowess, enables MC Soopy to add a fresh sense of dynamism into the new and bourgeoning wave of underground music in India. As a DJ, MC Soopy traverses the sounds of hip hop, soul, trap, house, disco, italo and techno.
Starting at the age of 16, Nash JR has come a long way since his early days of spinning old skool Hip-Hop on basic pioneer decks. The 23-year-old prodigy has already gained notoriety among the circle of bass heads across the national capital.
Having an ear for bass music since childhood, Nash joined Project Hip Hop in 2010 and started promoting hip hop music across Delhi. In 2012, he joined Urbanatics group and started experimenting with genres like Trap/Twerk, Miami Bass, Dancehall etc. Nash does not let the technology hinder in his path of success. Whether be it playing on analog turntables or Pioneer CDJs, Nash has got it all covered! A hardcore 808 bass lover, Nash has released a couple mixtapes where his ability to transition between various genres has earned him a massive respect among his fans and DJs alike.