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The Quint went on a quest to discover hip-hop artists making all the ‘shor’ in the ‘gullies’ of India

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Gully Gully Mein Shor Hai... that we are on a quest to discover undiscovered hip-hop artists making all the ‘shor’ in the ‘gullies’. As we strive to document the trials of these youngsters, you can help us by supporting us here. Video storytelling costs a lot of money – but with your support, we can see through this project.

Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even care.
Tupac Shakur

India’s thriving hip-hop culture is not a well-kept secret anymore, in fact the likes of Divine, Naezy and many others have become household names. 

But hip-hop has now well and truly moved beyond Bombay Sattar (70) or the by-lanes of Mumbai; the ‘gullies’ across many Indian towns now boasts of a multitude of hip-hop artistes who are unheard of.

B-boy Jin / Vivek Nainwal

(Photo: Ribhu Chatterji / The Quint)

Far away from the spotlight, these humble artistes have been trying to earn a living, manage their family, overcome their personal problems and more, while engaging in breaking, rap, graffiti and MCing, with a dream to become a full-time artiste one day. 

The Quint went on a quest to discover these undiscovered talents making all the ‘shor’ in the ‘gullies’ and document their lives, dreams and aspirations. In this three part series, we travel across India to bring you the stories of grit, determination and an undying love for hip-hop.

Diksha Singh / B-Girl Cloudy

(Photo: Debayan Dutta / The Quint)


But projects like these cost quite a bit for research, travel, shooting and post-production. And we are able to execute them because of your support. This time too, we need your support to see this project through. Support us and help us raise money to meet the production cost of the documentary, so that we can tell the stories which matter.

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Sound Design: Prateek Lidhoo

Video Editor: Harpal Rawat

Cameraperson: Ribhu Chatterjee

Senior Editor: Tridip Mandal

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