Dateline Dehradun: 24 hours later. Fifty thousand hits and counting. Supported by artists such as Raghav Juyal. DehraBoom Cypher (BLM Bonus), a seventeen minute forty second Hip Hop song is making waves online being touted as one of India’s biggest inspiring Hip Hop tracks to go down in the history of Indian Hip Hop.
‘DehraBoom Cypher’ is one of Uttarakhand’s Homegrown Hip Hop track and arguably one of the biggest and finest cypher track in the Indian Hip Hop scene, put together by thirty talented artists, spread across the hill-state. Names include Team Evolution, India’s Dakait, Aniket Raturi, 2FISTD, N-DRAZ, Kalamkaar’s Karma, MTV Hustle fame Void, Pithoragarh’s Kobi Dai and Akash Raturi from Rishikesh and so on and so forth. The beats are produced by Semmi, Abhijay Sharma and Aniket Raturi.
A mini album in itself, DehraBoom Cypher is a living testament of coming together of rap artists who celebrate their passion for music. It sends out a message of unity, oneness and how art knows no bounds, is winning laurels and appreciation from all quarters as it has made the world a stage, virtually.
The brain child of Dakait, Aniket Raturi, 2FISTD and N-DRAZ who worked together on Black Label Mixtape tracks with collaborations from artists across India always dreamed of featuring artists from their home-state finally making ‘DehraBoom Cypher’ a reality.
Taking a little over a year, getting the singers together virtually because of the pandemic, the team shared five hiphop beats with artists to choose from, compose and record their verses, which were then put together into this 17:40 minute exhibition of talent, multiple rhyme schemes, brilliantly put bars and unique voices that put the audience into a trance.
DehraBoom: is a Hip-Hop Community promoting the art of freestyle in India and abroad. The community is a collage of Hip Hop artists, newcomers, enthusiasts.
Black Label Mixtape: Is a collaborative collection of 24 premium Hip Hop/Rap tracks, featuring artists from India and beyond, released in III parts.