Groove To Homegrown Hip Hop With Divine, MC Altaf And Gully Gang

Groove To Homegrown Hip Hop With Divine, MC Altaf And Gully Gang

By Akhil Rajani15 March, 2021 < 1 min read
Groove To Homegrown Hip Hop With Divine, MC Altaf And Gully Gang

The Indian hip hop movement that came to be known as gully rap began in the slums of Mumbai from a similar feeling of disenfranchisement that sparked New York hip hop in the ’70s. Gully rap doesn’t shy away from topics like poverty, illiteracy and police brutality. The burgeoning subculture entered the Indian cultural mainstream in a big way because of artists like Divine (pictured), Naezy, Emiway Bantai, among others. The popularity of the genre even spawned a big-budget Bollywood film Gully Boy (2019).

The Big Ticket is a concert that brings the biggest names in gully rap to Bangalore on Saturday, April 3.

The line-up for the show consists of Divine, Gully Gang and MC Altaf. Check out some of their songs before the gig.

Divine

Vivian Fernandes, known by his stage name Divine, is a rapper from Mumbai. The development of the hip hop scene in Mumbai coincided with his debut on the scene and subsequent rise. He is now considered one of the most popular rappers in the country.

‘Kohinoor’

‘Punya Paap’

‘Mere Gully Mein’

MC Altaf

Altaf Shaikh, aka MC Altaf, is a rapper from Dharavi in Mumbai. He rose to prominence on the scene with the inclusion of his song ‘India 91’ in Gully Boy. He also released a music video called ‘Wassup!’, in collaboration with New York rapper Jay Killa.

‘Cash Do’

‘Jeetna Hai’

‘Karke Dikhaneka’

Gully Gang

Gully Gang is a rap crew consisting of members Shah Rule, MC Altaf, Saifan, Sammohit and D’Evil. Here are a couple of their tracks.

‘AAINA’

‘Gully Gang Cypher’

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Tags: #Divine #Gully Gang #Gully rap #Hip-hop #MC Altaf
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