Rap is a melodic kind of vocal conveyance that joins music, rhythm, and most cardinally lyrics. It has become so prevalent in our modern-day culture that we generally think of rapping as expressing lyrics and poetry in a rhythmic format.
Rapping was introduced a way back in India but has now become a rage among the youth considering the variety of artistic and proficient rappers our country is delivering each day.
No doubt, India has countless talented rappers but let’s take a look to the Top Ten Best Indian Rappers who are taking the Indian Hip-Hop world by storm commercially and in the underground culture as well.
Naezy a.k.a Naved Shaikh is an Indian (Mumbai based) rapping artist who rhymes in Hindi and Marathi. He released his debut single ‘
9. Brodha V
Vighnesh Shivanand, better known by his stage name Brodha V, is an Indian hip-hop artist, lyricist, rapper and music producer. As an independent artist, Brodha V released a mixtape called Deathpunch which had a limited release and which garnered him some attention from the hip hop fraternity. He has always been listed under the best rapper category due to some of the compositions that he has given to the nation
8. Dino James
Dino James is a very popular name among the rappers on internet. He is acclaimed for his realistic approach towards relationships and emotions which he projects in his songs beautifully. His song ‘Girlfriend’ which talked about fun lyrics of every other relationship went viral over the internet. His another song ‘Loser’ – A rap on every struggler’s life was also appreciated a lot by the audience. Lyrics of his songs are beautiful and if you compare him with any other rapper, you would surely see him winning with g
Ankit Singh Patial, widely known as Ikka Singh is a hip-hop rap artist from New Delhi. He is widely known and appreciated for the kind of music he produces. He has given his rap for many bollywood hit tracks and has a huge fan following in the commercial and underground rap culture. He belonged to the crew Mafia Mundeer founded by Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia a.k.a. Badshah is a well known Indian rapper and singer known for his Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs. He is widely regarded as a hit machine in Bollywood. He debuted in Punjabi album Born Star in 2012 with Deep money. His first commercial success came with ‘Abhi
5. Yo Yo Honey Singh
Yo Yo Honey Singh often
Dilin Nair, better known by his stage name Raftaar is an Indian rapper from Kerala. He signed to perform on three records of the Punjabi band RDB. After the spilt of RDB, he started working with Manj Musik of RDB and also started his solo career. He won the Best Urban Song Of The Year award for Swag Mera Desi at the Brit Asia Awards in 2016. Raftaar has been seen in many Bollywood hits and is one of the first choices of top music producers of the country. In fact, from commercial to pure hip-hop tracks, Raftaar can pull it off better than any other rapper in the scene. Recently he came into limelight with his Rap battle against Emiway Bantai.
Vivian Fernandes a.k.a Divine is an indian rapper from Mumbai. He started his career as an underground rapper in 2011. He began rapping in English, but later switched to Hindi. He was part of the hip hop crew called “Mumbai’s Finest”. His track “Yeh Mera Bombay” received the best video of the year award by Rolling Stone India in 2014, which was a success in the underground. His debut single “Jungli Sher” released under Sony and it ruled the charts. He took Jungli Sher to the Breakfast Show ahead of BBC Asian Network Live on 29 April 2016. Divine is known for his fast flow and exceptional lyrics. He has made a name in the underground hip-hop scene and has also done a lot of commercial hits.
1. Emiway Bantai
Bilal Sheikh widely known as Emiway
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