It’s not clear whether rap is currently growing in popularity countrywide, but in Hetauda it sure is. The list of young upcoming rappers is still growing. If ever in town, go to music venues like Hupra Chaur or Seema Chowk and you’ll hear it every week. Until then, anyone with an interest in rap music or who just want to lend an ear to the young voices from a local town in Nepal can check out the rythms and lyrics of Ashmin and quite a few of the other rappers of Hetauda on Youtube. Just click the links below. This is music in development as these young boys and girls, most still in highschool, explore an otherwise foreign genre, adapting style and lyrics to fit their taste of “cool”!
Latest on the Hetauda rap stage:
Youtube channels of Hetauda rappers:
Plus check out Nepali Underground HipHop on facebook for emerging rap around the country!
Thanks to Ashmin for sharing this story. Here’s to rap in Hetauda!
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