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    Indian Hip-Hop Artist Uses Themes Of Indian Mythology To Create Music About Our Culture

    2019 saw one of the most prolific hip-hop outfits of the last two decades Foreign Beggars call quits. In early 2020, its former co-founder reincarnated himself as PAV4N (to be read as Pavan) and released his first single, 'KARMA' on March 6. The rise of hip-hop in the cultural fabric of our country has seen representation like no other and KARMA taps into...

    • 2 days ago
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    Important Announcement: HGStreet Mumbai 2020

    Since its inception, Homegrown as a youth-based platform has tried to work for and in tandem with the Indian youth, and having novel conversations and exploring spaces that no one conventionally treads into has had us have to make a lot of tough decisions. And yet, every morning, when we get down to work, we do so from a place of responsibility. We acknowledge that our words and actions have the...

    • 3 weeks ago
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    A Film About A School That Teaches Afghan Girls To Skateboard Wins Oscar

    'Where I live, it's tradition that once a girl grows up, she doesn't go outside. . Of course there is fear', says one of the students at Skateistan,a non-profit skate-school started by Australian skateboarder and researcher Oliver Percovich in 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan, that teaches girls from impoverished areas to skateboard. A short documentary film Learning to...

    • a month ago
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    Indian Short Film Documents A Village That Explores Skateboarding As A Means For Change

    We at Homegrown have constantly reiterated the power of street-culture in empowering and connecting people. Our own attempt at understanding the same has us seeking out individuals and creatives who are doing unique work in this space. Arts and culture often act as tools of change in areas of despondence and need. We bring to you a unique narrative of the...

    • 2 months ago
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    Abaya With Kicks: Diaspora Designer Explores Identity As She Combines Modest Fashion With Streetwear

    London-based 23-year-old British-Bangladeshi Saeedah Haque was barely 20 years old when she started her fashion brand that remodels the traditional abaya worn by Muslim women into Streetwear that can be easily paired with one's favourite kicks. Her designs are minimalistic and are prominently inspired by Japanese fine-work and her Bangladeshi...

    • 2 months ago
  • HGStreet

    Essential Street Culture Language To Keep You Updated With The Streetwear Game

    Our upcoming culture and lifestyle festival, #HGStreet is right around the corner, well on 21st - 22nd of March (shameless plug). And for those who want to be in the know of the streetwear (and hype) culture, part of that immersion entails that you stay updated with the street lexicon. While we relatively know our way around, with new terms and phrases emerging every...

    • 2 months ago
  • HGStreet

    10 Indian Streetwear Labels & Their Explorations With Identity And Culture

    On March 21, 2020, we are back again with our one of its kind streetwear and lifestyle festival, HG Street and this time, we promise you that it's going to be even bigger than our previous edition. Street culture will be at the nexus of this event and a series of events and experiences will be curated around it. One of the culmination points of this experience with that...

    • 2 months ago
  • HGStreet

    Street Culture: The Wave In The Fashion World That Has Taken Over Urban India

    To understand the role and impact of street culture in urban India today, we must understand the range of people that this culture has impacted. Just last week, I attended a wedding where the bride decided to trade her traditional footwear for a pair of Nike's Air Jordan 1. This decision was less of an anomaly and more of a statement because it represents the state of...

    • 2 months ago
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    #HGStreet - Homegrown's Unique Street Culture & Lifestyle Festival Is Back In Mumbai This March

    Showcasing India's burgeoning subcultures, HG street is a 2 day festival bringing together creativity, music, arts, hip-hop, dance, streetwear, fashion, sports, talks, pop-up stores, showcases, exhibitions, conversations, workshops & more. It is moreover the first of its kind culture and lifestyle festival in India. The festival will weave the...

    • 2 months ago
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    HGListen: Naezy's Debut Album Is A Fresh Take On Gully Rap

    'Kya bolreli public', 'bohot hard', 'bantai', 'bachi', 'machayenge' entail a fraction of the gully-sprung slang that constitutes Hip-Hop scion, NAEZY's punchy music. The dawn of Desi hip-hop in India can be attributed to a few key individuals , with Bombay 70 (sattar) resident Nawed Shaikh aka 'NAEZY THE BAA' leading the roster. The gully music trailblazer and father of desi hip-hop...

    • 3 months ago

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