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Passage to Indipop

mumbaiLong before George Harrison discovered the sitar, the influence of international pop music was being felt in India. By the time satellite TV came to India in the 1990s, bringing MTV with it, India’s own brand of pop exploded. Join Museyon Guide Shamik Bag for a tour of Mumbai music from the sugary sweet sounds of India’s own boy bands and girl groups, to indie and experimental rock, to Dharavi rap groups that rhyme about the hazards of daily existence in one of Asia’s largest slums. 

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