Every Wednesday, Radio XL in Birmingham, UK places the spotlight on fresh talent, breakthrough beats, creative and new music.
In this interview in a series of interviews with South East Asian talent, Radio DJ Manpreet Darroch speaks with Guru Lahori. Described as the 'Kendrick Lamar of the Punjabi Rap scene. Perhaps one of the most talented Punjabi rappers around right now, Guru Lahori is making waves with his crew BEG (BlackEyeGalaxy). He talks about what inspired him to pick up a mic as well as his rap to reflect the reality of South East Asian diaspora, as a Pakistani living and studying in Canada.