Tag: Desi Rapper

**Attention all weak desi rappers** The Doctor is in.

8Apr

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By Tina Arneja www.otinaotina.us

Whoa Whoa Whoa. What is this? A Detroit-based American Desi rapper who raps in Urdu? Let me rephrase: An American Desi CONSCIOUS Rapper who spits rhymes in English and Urdu? Oh, and he’s a medical doctor too?

Kamran Rashid Khan (Lazarus) has got MAD talent and props to him for being a talented and consciously gifted new upcoming rapper.

There’s a handful of Desi rappers that I totally dig, but he just topped them all. He has truly delivered with “Drug of Choice”. Lazarus isn’t rapping about how he drives a black Denali while smoking a blunt. Instead, he is illustrating how MUSIC and RAP are his drug-of-choice. Also, LOVING the Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan incorporation. The music video is also very earthy–showcasing young life on the streets of Pakistan as opposed to some gangsters bobbing their head in a club.

Urban Desi Radio gives this guy 5 thumbs up, and I know we will be playing him weeks to come here at “The Beach”.

Did I already mention that he is a physician? (Being totally biased here, but he has just confirmed my theory that you can be in the medical profession and still be an extremely artistic musician part-time). *Ahem*

Download his Mixtape at http://www.LazarusStory.com.

Sullee J opening act for DMX

11Aug

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Urban Desi artist, Sullee J, will be opening up for DMX! On Tuesday morning,  Sullee J’s new single “I’m a Problem” was The Junction “you got mail” track for this week. The show will be in Chicago on August 2oth. It will be exciting to see Sullee warming up the crowd, be sure to check out this show Chitown!

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Download “I’m a Problem”