Thanks to Gully Boy, most Indians are now aware of the music genre rap. It has crossed from being the millennial-specific genre into something that many enjoy. Naturally, people were more than elated to know about the rappers across the country. However, there is a stereotype that rapping is a ‘man’s job’. These Indian female rappers prove that it isn’t!
They are fierce and bold who are not afraid to take the world head-on. So, let us tell you about the Indian female rappers who will win your heart with their skill.
1. Sofia Ashraf
This Chennai-based Tamil rapper shot to fame with her music video targeting a corporate company for neglecting their duties and polluting the local area. The song “Kodaikanal Won’t’ instantly arrest the attention of the audience. Following that, she kept on presenting us with other awesome rap videos.
2. Deepa Unnikrishnan
Deepa Unnikrishnan or Dee MC is someone who raps about social issues. She is an important part of Mumbai’s hip-hop world. She mostly raps about gender inequality and female empowerment. She is someone who is determined to spread awareness and break stereotypes using her songs.
3. Ishita Kaur
This desi rapper goes by the name Ish Kaur. Born in Delhi, she is one of the youngest artists in this field of art. Though she mostly raps about her teenage life, it also touches the issue of a patriarchal society.
4. Nickitha Hepzieeba aka Femcee Nicki Ziee G
Nickitha Hepzieeba aka Femcee Nicki Ziee G started rapping as a hobby but when she realized her potential then she decided to make a career out of that! She is an openly gay female rapper in India who is known for dropping some cool beats.
5. Deane Sequeira
Not only a young wrapper but she is also a songwriter and composer. She own people’s heart with her first track Bezubaan from the film Any Body Can Dance. She is someone who is making a name for herself in this male-dominated world of rapping.
6. Gayatri aka Iccy Fire
Gayatri aka Iccy Fire is Dharavi’s only female rapper! There are certain perceptions in people’s mind about female rappers. She is set out to change that notion with her music.
Do you know any Indian female rappers who want to break the stereotype and dominate the world of rapping? Share their stories with us!