Cursed With Good Ideas

CWGI #4: Indian underground hip-hop (with Pradip Sarkar)

March 27, 2018

The fourth episode of CURSED WITH GOOD IDEAS, seventy-five minutes of underground hip-hop ethnography with Pradip Sarkar (Melbourne, Australia) and hosts Joshua Cader, Dino Chang & Gabriele de Seta.

In this episode: Mumbai slum beats, Kolkata cityscapes, local technologies of production, self-exoticizing appropriations and global aspirations.

Uneven audio encoding quality courtesy of Australian broadband and failing batteries.

LINKS:
- Mere Gully Mein - DIVINE feat. Naezy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bK5dzwhu-I
- Cizzy - Kolkatar Rasta: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VJcZ_RukDI
- Prabh Deep x Sez On The Beat - 'G' Maane (Explicit): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfTtQypf38M
- Feyago ft. Tarak Das Baul - Baul: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ugceWGnw_I

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