Meet Bombay Lokal, one of Mumbai’s home-grown hip-hop groups, whose music is about identity, discrimination and free speech. Published on BBC on February 15, 2019.
Some of their members are featured in Gully Boy, a Bollywood film inspired by Mumbai’s very own rappers.
Says Aamir Shaikh (Shaikspeare), rapper and co-founder Bombay Lokal, a hip-hop collective: “I’ve done songs which talk about social causes, the struggles of students, the struggles of minorities, me belonging to the Muslim community, and how the political scenario has affected minorities.”
Video by Janhavee Moole and Sharad Badhe, BBC News Marathi