When it comes to rap music, one thing that fans love is when the artist is able to relate their lyrics to real-life situations. It’s something that makes the music feel more relatable and genuine, and it’s something that Indian rappers have been able to do exceptionally well.’

One of the things that set Indian rap songs apart from other genres is its ability to capture the essence of everyday life in the country. Indian rappers often use their music to address social and political issues, and their lyrics often reflect the struggles and challenges that people face on a daily basis.

Divine – Azadi

Gully Boy, starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, has several chart-topping songs. ‘Azaadi’ is one among them, and it depicts a person seeking emancipation from corrupt governmental and commercial structures.

The song is performed by Divine and Dub Sharma. The two wrote, performed, and sang the song. On YouTube, Azaadi has earned over 50 million views.

‘Mantoiyat’ by Raftaar

The song is from the Nawazuddin Siddiqui film ‘Manto,’ which was released in 2018. It explores a variety of themes from Manto’s thoughts, including hypocrisy, corrupt political culture, and more. The song was written, composed, and sung by Raftaar. Siddiqui also portrays Saadat Hasan Manto’s views in the video. On YouTube, ‘Mantoiyat’ has received over 45 million views and over 1 million likes.

‘Kaisa Mera Desh’ by KR$NA

During the Commonwealth Games in India, Kr$na released ‘Kaisa Mera Desh’ as a young Prozpekt. It is said to be an “anti-corruption hymn,” and its objective is to demonstrate government officials’ political ignorance. The artist conveys his displeasure with how the lower class is suffering from financial difficulties while the government does little to help.

Overall, Indian rap has become a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. Whether it’s tackling social and political issues or exploring personal experiences, Indian rappers have a way of telling powerful stories through their lyrics that resonates with fans. It’s this relatable real-life element that has helped Indian rap gain such a dedicated and passionate fan base, and it’s something that will continue to drive the genre forward in the years to come.

Source: Outlook India