From being a vocalist in one of England's first live hip-hop acts, to running an independent record label in India, Mo Joshi ( Co-Founder of Azadi Records) has been associated with developing grassroot subculture movements for over 20 years.
Over the course of his career he’s worked with renowned independent festival venue Chai Wallahs, Grammy-award winning singer Joss Stone, and hip-hop artist, historian and journalist Akala - with whom he is still working with to this day.
In 2014, Mo moved to India and set about working in the nascent Indian hip-hop scene, joining desihiphop.com in 2016, he grew the community from 1,000 monthly visitor, to 250,000. In 2017, Mo left DHH and started Azadi Records - an independent record label - with music journalist, Uday Kapur. Having signed standout Delhi rapper, Prabh Deep and released his debut album Class-Sikh to critical acclaim, Azadi Records have set about discovering artists with a unique sound who also have a story to tell.