Bandish Projekt x Swadesi in Bangalore / Khulle Naagde Tour
Indian Hip Hop's most significant collaboration - KHULLE NAAGDE comes alive as Bandish Projekt and Swadesi embark on an exclusive 4 city tour across India. As the socio-political torchbearers of India's Hip Hop community, Swadesi promises to hit you hard with their unsparingly direct lyrics in collaboration with the country's veteran bass music producer, Bandish Projekt.
4 cities, 8 Artists, 1 revolutionary album!
DATE / 13th July
Venue / Foxtrot Marathahalli
// BANDISH PROJEKT //
BANDISH PROJEKT resonates the musicality of Mayur Narvekar, a Composer, Producer, Dj, Remixer, Performer and a multi-instrumentalist.’ Bandish’ in its Indian classical connotation means “composition”, while Projekt reflects its innate extermination. Like a creeper and a tree, the music is the symbiotic conjoining of the sounds folk music fused with electronic or classical Indian ragas entwined into different sound
// SWADESI //
Swadesi is a multilingual rap crew that is known for their socially conscious and revolutionary lyrics. Swadesi movement is beyond music as they organise treks and also create merchandise. Their recently released song The Warli Revolt, made in collaboration with the head of Warli Adivasi community Prakash Bhoir, has helped increase awareness around the #SaveAarey movement and is being lauded for the revolutionary depiction of the situation. They stand miles ahead of the current Gully Rap scenario in terms of their lyrical ability, social impact and dedication to the basic elements of hiphop.
// STREET ACADEMICS //
Street Academics is an alternative hiphop group from Kerala, known for their songs blending malayalam, english & tamil lyrics over alternative production incorporating the elements of boombap, ambient, glitch & electronic music.
// ARSHAQ MALIK & 47K //
Arshaq Malik & 47K is a hip-hop duo from Bangalore/Chennai. Their debut collaborative album was released through independent hip-hop label, Elements, on 13th April 2019. The first single off the project, ‘Coming For Your Necks’ was released as a part of Elements’ “The Indian Hip-Hop Compilation Volume 1” in late 2018.
// HANUMANKIND //
Sooraj Cherukat AKA HanuManKind won the 2017 Mic Drop Tournament which recognizes up and coming rappers. Originally from Kerala, HanuManKind moved to Texas as a child. He returned to Bengaluru in 2015 and has been making music independently since. He brings out a fiery flow that immediately stands out, and he’s just getting started.
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