Dior, Nita Mukesh Ambani Culture Centre Gala, AKB (Indian Dentist Rapper), Burna Boy/Steel Banglez, Murder Mystery 2: In This Week's Headlines
From fashion shows to music releases, this week has been full of exciting news from the world of South Asian culture. Here are some of the highlights:
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Dior's Fall '23 Collection Celebrates Local Artisans in Mumbai
Luxury fashion brand Dior recently previewed their Fall ’23 collection in Mumbai, and it was a sight to behold. The show was a celebration of local artisans, featuring handcrafted pieces that paid homage to India’s rich cultural heritage. With over 30+ Indian models on the runway, they showcased the brand’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
NMACC Celebrates Indian Culture with Star-Studded Event
The Nita Mukesh Ambani Culture Center hosted an event celebrating Indian culture with everyone from the Indian Cinema and also celebs from around the world. The event, which took place in Mumbai, was attended by celebrities like Tom Holland, Gigi Hadid, and Zendaya, who were dressed in traditional Indian attire. The event showcased the beauty and diversity of Indian art, music, and dance, and was a true feast for the senses.
AKB (Indian Dentist Rapper) drops New Single 'Young Brown Immigrant'
This week, AKB (Indian Dentist Rapper) made headlines with the release of his latest single, ‘Young Brown Immigrant.’ He talks about a brown kid, the bullying in schools and the sufferings of an immigrant in the United States. With ‘Young Brown Immigrant,’ AKB continues to break boundaries and make a mark in the global music scene, sharing the rich and diverse culture of South Asians in the US with the world.
Steel Banglez and Burna Boy Pay Tribute to Sidhu Moosewala
In other music news, Steel Banglez and Burna Boy released a tribute track to the late Sidhu Moosewala. The track features Sidhu’s vocals and is a beautiful tribute to his life and legacy. Moosewala was a Punjabi singer, songwriter, and actor who was tragically killed in a shooting incident in 2021. The tribute track is a touching reminder of Moosewala’s impact on the music industry and his continued legacy.
Raja Kumari Announces New Hip-Hop Album
Hip-hop star Raja Kumari announced the release of her new album, ‘The Bridge,’ which is set to drop on April 28th. The album promises to be a unique blend of East and West, showcasing Kumari’s diverse musical influences and her love for her Indian heritage. With ‘The Bridge,’ Kumari continues to push boundaries and redefine what it means to be a South Asian artist in the global music industry.
Photo via Raja Kumari (Instagram)
Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston Dance to Bollywood Beats in 'Murder Mystery 2'
In other entertainment news, Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston were dancing to Bollywood beats on their new Netflix release, ‘Murder Mystery 2.’ The film released on March 31, 2023 on Netflix.
Video via Netflix (Instagram)