This photograph, taken by Sudha Pillai on January 20, 2010, depicts Low Rhyderz, a homegrown hip-hop band in Bangalore, India. Homegrown hip hop bands have become a phenomenon in Bangalore, with bands combining Indian beats and hip-hop rhythms to create music that is hybrid and unique. This photograph inspires discussion about racial and ethnic stereotypes, cultural expectations, and how cultures evolve, clash, and change.
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