Watch: FOLK LOK -  [HD Trailer]

Watch: FOLK LOK – [HD Trailer]

“FOLK LOK” [India 2014, HD Trailer]       “Folk Lok” is a new multimedia performance presented by AIF & recording artist Mandeep Sethi. This intergenerational, cross-cultural piece will examine and detail the human expressions of Folk Culture and Hip-Hop through film and music. Follow Mandeep on his journey through...
WATCH: Mandeep Sethi Freestyle at Breakin' Convention UK

WATCH: Mandeep Sethi Freestyle at Breakin’ Convention UK

Late 2013, I was out in London rocking a quick tour as a stopoff on my “Folk Lok” Journey. Breakin Convention’s Annual Park Jam was taking place and I was honored to rock alongside DJ Snuff, Kwake, Amy True, and Jonzi D in the cypher sessions and hit a quick...
Word To Your Motherland Mural || Vancouver

Word To Your Motherland Mural || Vancouver

  One of the largest graffiti murals in the Lower Mainland, co-created by acclaimed street artists, homeless shelter residents, and local youth Monday 30 September 2013, in an unveiling ceremony at the North Shore Lookout Shelter, North Vancouver’s latest public art piece, a 100ft wide mural titled Word to Your Motherland was revealed. Local...
New Mixtape: Ajna Chakra

New Mixtape: Ajna Chakra

“Mandeep Sethi releases his latest mixtape, “Ajna Chakra” [Third Eye], a culmination of his travels and experiences around the world, bringing together a global collaborative force of the dopest musicians & artists from New Delhi to New York.    Representing SlumGods and the SF Zulu Nation, Mandeep is one of those...
MTV Coke Studios w/ Karsh Kale

MTV Coke Studios w/ Karsh Kale

MTV Coke Studios w/ Karsh Kale  A few weeks back, Mandeep had the pleasure of collaborating with Karsh Kale, acclaimed music producer and tabla player, on his epsidoe of Coke Studios @ MTV India. It was truly an honor to jam for Sethi to jam alongside Karsh and the collective...
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WATCH: Talib Kweli, Mandeep Sethi, The Narcicyst & more at Kennedy Center DC

WATCH: Talib Kweli, Mandeep Sethi, The Narcicyst & more at Kennedy Center DC

Faith, Hip-Hop, and the Common Good   This concert, presented in cooperation with Georgetown University as part of their Faith, Culture, and the Common Good initiative, hosted by Russell Simmons and features artists of diverse faiths—MCs Talib Kweli, Jin, Poetic Pilgrimage, AmKoullel, The Narcicyst, and Mandeep Sethi and DJ Boo—in a performance showcasing interreligious diversity and tolerance through the hip-hop lens. The concert is followed by...
WATCH: Sikh Knowledge x Mandeep Sethi x Wisechild in Sacramento

WATCH: Sikh Knowledge x Mandeep Sethi x Wisechild in Sacramento

Sikh Knowledge came into town and we got together with the good folks at Sol Collective and Fridge Media to bring Sacramento a night of crazy beats and visuals. Check out the re-cap video from Sacramento based filmmaker Hitesh Bansal—>>>  
Mandeep Sethi named Winner of AIF Arts Innovation Fund

Mandeep Sethi named Winner of AIF Arts Innovation Fund

It is with much honor and humility that we would like to announce Mandeep Sethi as one of the winners of the American Indian Foundation Inaugural Arts Innovation Fund 2013. We would also like to congratulate Joti Singh, who alongside Mandeep also received the AIF Fund. “Under the Fund, Mandeep will be creating “Folk Lokh”,...
WATCH: "Sikligar" A Documentary

WATCH: “Sikligar” A Documentary

“SIKLIGAR” – A Documentary on the Original Weapons Makers of the Sikhs A documentary portraying the lives of the Sikligar Sikhs, the blacksmiths/ironsmiths and weapons makers of the Khalsa Army of the Sikhs. Very little is known about the Sikligars in and outside of India, as they have been displaced through years of colonization and...
PHOTOS || Word to Your Motherland II - Sol Collective Sacramento

PHOTOS || Word to Your Motherland II – Sol Collective Sacramento

On February 23, 2013, Kalakari Collective X Sol Collective Presented:Word To Your Motherland at Sol Collective in Sacramento, celebrating 10 years of Sol Collective’s Art  + Culture + Activism. Here are the photos from the opening night launch, courtesy of Odell Hussey (http://www.odellhussey.com):  
Youth Workshops with The Sikh Coalition

Youth Workshops with The Sikh Coalition

In November 2012, Mandeep Sethi travelled to New York City to collaborate with The Sikh Coalition and organizer Tejpreet Saini to present Inquilab: A Poetry & Self-Expression workshop. Mandeep had collaboarated with the Coalition in the winter of 2011 as well to inaugarate this yearly workshop, which uses hip-hop culture and spoken word to allow South...
WATCH: Music Video - MOBILIZE!

WATCH: Music Video – MOBILIZE!

MOBILIZE: JANAKA SELEKTA & SETI X from Odell Hussey on Vimeo. Janaka Selekta & SETI X aka Mandeep Sethi come together for their first collaboration, bridging genres and generations of Asian underground frequencies. Filmed in the Endless Canvas Special Delivery Warehouse in Oakland, California, SETI guides the viewer through layers and layers of visual code...
3rd I South Asian Film Festival 2012

3rd I South Asian Film Festival 2012

          We are pleased to announce that two of Mandeep Sethi’s videos will be featured in this year’s 3rd I South Asian Film Festival in San Francisco, California! “Unfilmed Fantasia”, directed by Rahat Mahajan will be playing at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on Thurs. September 20 at 7: 15...
Unfilmed Fantasia : New Music Video

Unfilmed Fantasia : New Music Video

Mandeep Sethi is back with a Hip-Hop classic straight from the motherland, “Unfilmed Fantasia”, off his latest mixtape “Ajna Chakra”. Embodying the essence of Hip-Hop laced with ruthless pride in his roots, Desi Hip-Hop artist Mandeep Sethi  is the guiding light for bridging the cultural & spiritual gap for South Asian youth globally.  ”Unfilmed Fantasia” takes us on an...
Word To Your Motherland!

Word To Your Motherland!

“Word To Your Motherland” is a joint project between Mandeep Sethi of SlumGods and Nisha K. Sembi of Kalakari Collective.  The project is an ever-evolving multi-media art exhibit that had its opening in the revolutionary city of Oakland, California. Below is an article from Nadabrahma.co.uk discussing the events, and the movement Hip Hop, and all...
WATCH: Kalakari Safari: Street Art India

WATCH: Kalakari Safari: Street Art India

Kalakari + SlumGods present: Kalakari Safari Vol. #1 – Street Art India – Lady Karma In this first episode, Kalakari Collective travels to New Delhi, India to do a workshop with local youth and create a Punjabi language wildstyle aerosol production. Featured in the visuals are the youth along with female graffiti writer Lady Karma....