Raja Kumari loved shooting in Mumbai s lanes for City slums
New Delhi Oct 4 (IANS) Grammy-nominated Indian-American songwriter Raja Kumari also a rapper says it was a lot of fun to shoot in Mumbai s narrow lanes for her latest song titled "City slums".
The song co-composed and written by her and Indian rapper Divine was unveiled on Wednesday. As the title of the song suggests it is based on the city s slums and its people. But she says the track doesn t show the locals in a bad light. "If you watch the video I don t think there is anything negative. We had the Gully gang boy (Divine) with us. It was the natural thing to do. I loved it. It was done aesthetically. It was a lot of fun. So colourful... just being out there with all the kids and people ... contributed to the energy " Kumari told IANS over phone from Mumbai. Asked about her collaboration with the Indian rapper the California-based artiste said: "I have the voice of streets with me. After watching Ye mera Bombay (by Divine) I felt that real hip-hop is happening in Mumbai. "We kept in touch online. Soon we worked on the new song in America and Mumbai. So it ( City slums ) is truly an international collaboration " she added. --IANS nn/dg