India’s premier hip-hop star DIVINE announces 'Gully Fest' presented by Red Bull Music. Gully Fest is a one-day festival dedicated to all elements of hip-hop culture which will feature acts like DIVINE’s band Gully Gang, Delhi Sultanate and Begum X and local hip-hop stars. Conceptualised by DIVINE, presented by Red Bull Music and produced by OML the festival will be held in Mumbai on September 22, 2018,
Gully Fest will feature the biggest and upcoming stars of desi hip-hop, professional MCs and DJs, beatboxers, b-boys and showcase the best of street culture in India. Over the past couple of years, hip-hop has become the voice of new India, giving the underrepresented a platform for self-expression. At the center of this cultural storm is DIVINE, India’s premier hip-hop star.
This Fest is a celebration of all that makes Indian hip-hop one of the most popular genres of music amongst young Indians today. An intrinsic part of hip-hop culture, b-boying in recent years has seen an upsurge in popularity in India, and Gully Fest will also showcase the dance style courtesy three-time Red Bull BC One India Champion, Flying Machine. Insider.in has tied up as their official ticketing partner.
“Gully Fest is the voice of streets. It’s not just a stage, it is a community of voices from my generation that are only just starting to get heard. This is only just the start,” says DIVINE aka Vivian Fernandes.
With awards and accolades to his name, DIVINE’s fiery, anger-spitting verses have struck a chord with everyone from Dharavi to Darjeeling. Central to rise of the ‘gully rap’ movement, with hit singles like ‘Meri gully mein’, ‘Jungli sher’, ‘Farak’ and ‘One side’ DIVINE’s brutally honest Hindi rap draws inspiration from his own life and the streets of Mumbai, set to beats that wouldn’t be out of place in a Los Angeles studio. DIVINE is working on his debut album, slated to be released later this year.
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