I am proud to share the new contribution of friend and rapper Ashwini Mishra aka @alistrap in the field of Musical Activism called ‘ Mumbai– ‘City Of Gold’
Ashwini Mishra a.k.a A-List, has been a rap artist and performer since 2004 . Since then, he has performed on a number of platforms such as the St. Xaviers and Bhowanipore college fests in Kolkata as well hosted and performed at a number of hip hop shows in club BED.More recently, he opened for Zero and Parikrama at the MICA collegest fest- MICANVAS back in 2008 and has been performing at open mics across Mumbai over 2010. He performed as one half of rapper-drummer duo “Various Artists” at Concert By The Bay in January 2012.
Ashwini, joined in JUSTICE AND PEACE FOR ALL (JAPA), a voluntary network in Mumbai, a platform for musical activism, he rapped on ,Let me tell you a story of this place Naxalbari.This song speaks of the Naxal areas in and around Chattisgarh and how messed up things are for the tribal community with both the police forces and the naxalities exploiting and murdering them.The song refers to soni sori, custodial torture and rape, Dr Binayak Sen, Anna Hazare andIrom Sharmila among many others. This wa also an award winning rap
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