CO-FOUNDER, AZADI RECORDS
"From being a vocalist in a live hip-hop band in the United Kingdom in the late 90’s, to 20 years later running an independent record label in India, Mo Joshi, Co-Founder of Azadi Records has long been associated with grassroots subculture movements.
Over the course of his career he’s worked with renowned independent festival venue, Chai Wallahs, Grammy award winning singer Joss Stone, as well as working with hip-hop artist, historian and journalist Akala who whom he is still working with to this day.
Mo, along with music journalist, Uday Kapur, founded Azadi Records with music journalist, Uday Kapur. Having signed standout Delhi rapper, Prabh Deep, Seedhe Maut, Ahmer & Tienas with releases to critical acclaim, Azadi Records have set about discovering artists with a unique sound who also have a story to tell.
In 2018, Mo made it on to GQ’s most influential young Indians list for his work within hip-hop in India.
Apart from this work within the entertainment industry, Mo also co-founded and runs a successful IT company with his brother, Manu, which the two bothers together still run today.