Sidhu Moose Wala: The unsettling legacy of the rapper’s protest music

Sidhu Moose Wala: The unsettling legacy of the rapper’s protest music

The singer maintained a distinct hip-hop vocabulary, from clothes to style, which made him an instant hit on the global stage. His music at the time was also typically macho – as rap music often is – and swaggered on the edge of violence. Unapologetically belligerent, he sang about his fondness for guns, boasted about his caste and gave details of a put-down of his enemies.

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