Seedhe Maut, Foreign Beggars, DJ Uri & More
28 March 2019
Since their formation in 2002, multi-genre UK trio Foreign Beggars’ unique trajectory has seen them evolve from underground hip hop heroes to trailblazing electronic crossover act without ever forsaking an ounce their inimitable energy from studio recordings to a second to none live show.
The crew has recorded five studio albums: Asylum Speakers, Stray Point Agenda, United Colours Of Beggattron, The Uprising and I AM LEGION with Dutch production wizards Noisia. The critically acclaimed group, individually known as MCs Orifice Vulgatron and Metropolis and DJ Nonames, have built this steadfast reputation as one of the UK’s most versatile, creative and prolific acts
Hip-hop artist from Bangalore.
Rak is a bit of an outlier in the Tamil hip-hop scene - dabbling in the horrorcore and dubstep influenced sounds explored by the likes of Danny Brown, Death Grips and others.
22 year old rapper, music producer and lyricist from Kashmir.
Born and raised in the city of Delhi, the Indian producer has experienced an explosive rise in the past couple of years - leading the country's hip-hop scene to the forefront of the flourishing independent music industry. Since a young age, Sez has been a disciple of hip-hop culture and has revolutionised the sounds we come to associate with Indian hip-hop.
The brainchild of nights like 'Wobble' and 'Evolution: The History of Drum & Bass' DJ Uri has nurtured the Indian bass music scene, influencing the next generation and still managing to stay fresh in his music and in his approach. 20 years in the Indian scene and regular shows across Europe, this one man DJ machine just keeps dishing out a barrage of heavy weight bass, scratches, live sampling and finger drumming over a mind boggling array of Quality Music.
The Mumbai-based MC Tanmay Saxena, known popularly as Tienas or Bobby Boucher, is a breath of fresh air in the city’s hip-hop community – bringing to the forefront a Nujabes-inspired sonic aesthetic that hasn’t been seen before in a region dominated by ‘gully rap’. The name ‘Tienas’ is a wordplay on his initials “T n’ S,” much inspired by his idol and inspiration, Eminem who also used his initials “M n’ M” which stand for Marshall Mathers.
Swadesi consists of emcess producers DJs and graffiti artists// Mumbai based crew.
Azadi Records' signee Seedhe Maut represent the next stage in the evolution of the capital’s hip-hop sound. Having mastered the art of delivering razor sharp, combative and witty rhymes, the bi-lingual duo are following in the trailblazing footsteps of international hip-hop collectives such as Run The Jewels, Clipse, Black Hippy, Mobb Deep, Blackstar and more.