As 22-year-old rapper Haze Kay hits the stage to perform at a concert, the crowd applauds and screams. As his words get stronger, the screams soften, the cheer turns into concern and there is absolute silence when he sings the following lines: “Justice to the girls who were so innocent/Justice so our sisters can be roaming free/Justice to Aasiya and Neelofar/Justice to the girl from Delhi.”
The above lines from a song by Zubair Magray, who is known by his stage name Haze Kay, talk about atrocities on women in India.
Kay was born in the troubled valley of Kashmir and was inspired by Lowkey, an English musician and political activist of English and Iraqi descent, who sang about Gaza and Palestine. In 2009, Kay started rapping about the socio-political issues in India, particularly in Kashm