Uday Kapur

Around The Corner

This Pakistani Musician Is Bringing the ’90s Rockstar Aesthetic Back

Waleed Ahmed, aka Janoobi Khargosh, is using his synth-pop project to recreate nostalgic memories from the early days of independent music in Pakistan.
Uday Kapur
2.13.19
Around The Corner

“I Want to Explore Depression in a Comprehensive Manner, Making It an Overwhelming Record.”

Lahore-based producer Ibrahim Sheikh aka Gentle Robot, is the latest entrant in Pakistan's exciting new music movement.
Uday Kapur
1.29.19
Hip-Hop

EXCLUSIVE: The Return of the Prodigal Son of Indian Hip-Hop, Naezy

We caught up with Naved Sheikh to talk about the pressures of fame, his hiatus and now, his impending comeback.
Uday Kapur
1.23.19
Around The Corner

Shashwat Bulusu Is Introducing a Harsher, More Experimental Soundscape to Folk-Pop Music

The Baroda-based artist is redefining what a singer-songwriter must sound like.
Uday Kapur
1.17.19
Around The Corner

Meba Ofilia Is the New Powerhouse Voice From Meghalaya

The MTV EMA award-winner spoke to us about her life, her breakthrough single, and competing in a male-dominated industry.
Uday Kapur
12.6.18
politics

Is Pakistan Ready for a Progressive Movement?

We read our neighbour's socio-political climate with help from Lahore’s hip-hop star Hassan Amin and Awais Qarni from left-wing organisation The Struggle.
Uday Kapur
11.22.18
Rap

Is This India's First Incel Rapper?

Bhopal's Dino James has been raking in the views on Youtube with songs looking to provide "empowerment for men".
Uday Kapur
11.9.18
Hip-Hop

Bring Hope Back to the Valley: Ahmer Javed Is the New Face of Hip-Hop in Kashmir

The Srinagar-born rapper hopes to revive the artistic identity of the Kashmiri people in an era where conflict has come to define them.
Uday Kapur
11.1.18
Music

Kapil Seshasayee Confronts Caste in His Latest Album

The Scottish-Indian multi-instrumentalist talks about understanding his privilege, while detailing how caste travels with the Indian diaspora.
Uday Kapur
10.16.18
#metoo

I Continue to Fail, as Do All Men

Sticking with the status quo means we do not have to confront our own complicity at any level.
Uday Kapur
10.12.18
MEME WEEK

Meet the Guy Who Has Made Many of the Memes You’ve Shared

We chat with Nahim Abdullah on the journey of memes in our country—making a veritable pitstop at K3G memes.
Uday Kapur
9.27.18
Music

What Is Tupac Shakur’s Legacy for the Indian Hip-Hop Scene?

“He was like what Bhagat Singh was to the freedom struggle here in India.” On the 22nd death anniversary of the seminal rapper, we asked a few homegrown artists how Tupac's music informed their creative visions.
Uday Kapur
9.14.18
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