"The Rise" Music Release Celebrate 25 years of South Asian Hip Hop

The reach that hip hop has can't be calculated because it almost seems infinite. One of the major influences to South Asian street music is hip hop with a Desi twist. With fusion beats telling stories from the global South Asian diaspora, South Asian hip hop has definitely grown into it's own. That's the reason why Rukus Avenue decided to launch "The Rise: A Collection Of Global South Asian Hip Hop. Volume 1". And it's a keeper.  Las

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'Ms. Marvel' Is Breaking Down Stereotypes & Here's What You Need To Know

History was made once again with the latest avatar coming through from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ms. Marvel (played by Canadian Iman Vellani) is really Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teen in New Jersey who mysteriously develops otherworldly superpowers. Created by Bisha K. Ali, young Ms. Khan actually idolizes all the heroes of the Marvel Universe, most of all Captain Marvel (Brie Larson). Little did she know that she would b

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Check Out These June 2022 Movies From Bollywood And Beyond!

It's June and we've got our list of must-watch films from Bollywood and beyond! Samrat Prithviraj Director: Chandraprakash Dwivedi Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood and Manushi Chhillar Release Date: Jun 3rd, 2022

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Check Out Why Karan Johar's 50th Birthday Bash Turned Into An Iconic 90s Bollywood Reunion

When it comes to big-time parties where Bollywood stars would turn out on masse, that would usually be reserved for Bollywood wedding or award shows. However, when it comes to turning 50, that milestone belonging to Karan Johar created the biggest Bollywood bash in town. And we absolutely love the entire vibe of it all. From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who flew in direct from Cannes, to an impossible-to-repeat ‘90s reunions of Raveena Tandon, Ju

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  • We Tell You Why You Need To Check Out The Dallas/Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival (DFWSAFF)

    We are thrilled that festivals and screenings are now coming back to in-person events. The Dallas Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival is one of them! Get the full details below!  The 8th annual Dallas/Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival ( ...

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  • Check Out These May 2022 Movies From Bollywood And Beyond!

    It's time for some Bollywood treats! May has some pretty awesome films in store! Check them out!  Mere Desh Ki Dharti ...

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  • 7 South Asians Who Are Leading The Hottest Shows Out Now

    There have been many South Asians getting their overdue time in the spotlight as they take the stage in mainstream shows. With Bridgerton being back and breaking barriers with two key roles being held by South Asian women, we take a look at other trending shows where we see us in!  ...

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  • Top 5 Desi Rappers You Need To Know About

    As the world begins to return from two years of pandemic, we thought it was a fitting time to present our 5 Desi rappers you need to know about!  As Desi Hip Hop continues to flourish, building such a list becomes increasingly complex. The divide between North American and SouthAsian hip hop re ...

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  • Marie Mahabal Is The One To Watch In Shaw Festival's 'Cyrano de Bergerac'

    Noted as a "triple threat" and an alumni of RBC Emerging Artists program where she was recognized in 2020, Marie Mahabal is no stranger to theatre. Having clocked in a couple of years at the Shaw Festival, she returns in the timeless love story "Cyrano de Bergerac" on stage from March 20 to May ...

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  • The Perfect Breakup Text & More In Our Chat With Author Sonya Singh

    Former entertainment reporter and communications professional, Sonya Singh always wanted to tell a story her way. She decided to make that dream happen and launched her debut novel Sari, Not Sari (Also called ...

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  • Check Out Our List Of Fave Spring Books By Desi Authors

    Looking for some solid reading? We continue with our seasonal list of fab books. Just in time for spring, there are some amazing releases that we feel you need to dive into!    ...

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  • Check Out These April 2022 Movies From Bollywood And Beyond!

    April brings forth a great selection of films! Check out our list here from Bollywood and beyond! Attack Director: Lakshya Raj Anand ...

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  • 5 Reasons Why You Need To Read Lilly Singh's New Book "Be A Triangle"

    Lilly Singh, YouTube superstar and former popular late night host, New York Times best-selling author and all around bawse, has come through with her latest book Be A Triangle. We have 5 reasons why this book needs to be noted!  There are many reasons to dive into ...

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  • This Is Why We Think You Need To Celebrate The Art Of Music With DESIFEST

    After 2-year hiatus, DESIFEST is back on March 26th bringing a full day of reimagined music. With their Art Of Music event, they will be featuring a number of South Asian musical artists who will be taking classical t ...

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  • Check Out These March 2022 Movies From Bollywood And Beyond!

    March brings forth a great selection of films! Check out our list here from Bollywood and beyond! Jhund Director: Nagraj Manjule ...

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