If you’ve watched Gully Boy and are cheering over its Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film, you probably have some idea that hip-hop is huge in India. Most young artists will take pains to weave lyrics about a hard life into a sick, catchy beat. But a small section of them is obsessed with chasing another goal entirely: speed. Their aim is to sing a rap song, original or a cover of a hit, as fast as they can – regardless of whether they’re being understood. … [Read more...] about Meet the hip-hop hopefuls who put the rap in rapid
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Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes praised Gully Boy and its soundtrack in a tweet on Friday. Jonty said that he had been listening to Gully Boy songs for long and when he finally got the time to see the film, he found it to be moving. Jonty added that he laughed, cried and had goosebumps when he saw the Bollywood feature starring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Siddhant Chaturvedi. … [Read more...] about Shabana Azmi Suffers Injuries in Car Crash, Madhurima Tuli Ousted from Bigg Boss 13
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