Hiphop Tamizha is an Indian Hiphop duo based in Chennai and composed of Adhithya Ramachandran Venkatapathy and Jeeva R. Primarily remained nameless, but gained acknowledgement after release of their track “Club le Mabbu le” which successfully attained 2 million views in a short span of two weeks in 2011. After listening to the track, the international hiphop brand Remy Martin, declared Hiphop Tamizha as an endorsed brand in the world of music. It was in 2012, that Hiphop Tamizha released their first official album, Hiphop Tamiizhan which became India’s first Tamil Hip Hop Album. The release of this album became the milestone for the destiny of their band. Apart from releasing their own music tracks, the duo has also composed music for various movies Kathakali,
Indru Netru Naalai
and Aambala. Their contribution to the world of music wasn’t limited upto this only, they also launched a clothing brand name Tamizhanda Clothing.
Coming to the foundation of this hiphop brand, one if its founder named Adhithya was born on 20th February,to a middle class family. Only when his neighbour made him listen to the tunes of
, Adhi developed the intrest in the field of rapping. To break the stereotypical tradition of rap, he decided to compose raps in Tamil instead of English. He faced serious oppossition by his parents for pursuing the career of his interest.
He made his first Youtube Account with an image of Tamil poet Subramaniam Bharathi, due to the fear of getting caught. Adhi did his schooling at Chavara Vidya Bhavan and completed his electrical engineering at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology. He also did his Masters of Business Adminstration from University of Madras and completed his Doctorate from Bharathiar University, where his father works. The Second constituent of the duo is Jeeva R., who was born on 29th June, 1991 and did a course in Visual Communication from the prestigious Loyola College, Chennai. They both first met each other through a social netwroking website, Orkut. They were invited by the Tamil Nadu Election Commission to compose the anthem of election campaign.
Hiphop Tamizha’s single ‘Ezhuvoam Vaa’ was selected as election anthem for tamil nadu’s 2011 election. However, their hit track ‘Club le Mabbu le’, faced immense criticism due its depiction of women. Despite the controversies, “Club le Mabbu le” became a huge hit.
His latest Movie where he acted : Hip Hop Tamizha hero entry :