With the growing limelight on the hip-hop scene of India, also came a time when people started experimenting with its cornucopia of sub-genres. Many people started getting into beatboxing and with that came a new wave of artists who would not only rap their verses but also try to emulate different musical instruments through their mouths to accompany their rapping.
Though the beatboxing scene in India was relatively confined to small club shows and underground competitions, it started to see a gradual rise in the number of artists experimenting with this sub-genre. But even so, there was a lack of incentive from any designated organization to promote this art form or inspire artists to take it to the next level.
What Is BBX India?
Cue 2016, when Beatboxing India or BBXI, a national-level organization took it upon itself to promote beatboxing in the country globally. Co-fronted by beatboxers Raka Vee and Divya Dhillon, and festival director Richard Noel, BBXI has…