DJ Rekha - Yo, Yo, Give Me Back That Beat!
Borrowing the bass? Or, just plain stealing? Many Bollywood producers have been inspired by music from different cultures. Likewise, non-desi producers have used exotic elements to widen their sonic palettes. And now, one of India's biggest music artists pays a direct tribute to hip-hop by preceding his name with Yo Yo. DJ Rekha, the acclaimed mix master from New York in this very special Friday Funda, shared her tracks and her take on the global phenomenon of music appropriation.