The documentary 'Southside' directed by Joven Roy was released on the official YouTube channel of Kappa on Friday. This is the first documentary produced by Kappa Studio.
'Southside' talks about Kerala's rising hip hop culture also features upcoming hip hop artistes from God’s own country. It also discusses the impact of hip hop on people and the potential of this art.
Southside features popular hip-hop artistes including DJ Sekhar, MC Couper, Street Academics, Dabzee, Rap Kid, Parimal Shais, Pakarcha Vyadhi, Hanumankind, Marthyan and Fejo.
Director Joven Roy hails from Kochi. Joven has been working as a visual designer on the payment app ‘Cred’ and has made several documentaries and short films.
'Hip hop has become very popular in Kerala recently. A lot of artistes are coming into this field and many good tracks are coming up. When I learned more about this field, I came up with the idea of documenting the same. It has to be reached out to more people,' Joven said.
The crew of this documentary:
Director - Joven Roy
Producer - Kappa Studios
DOP - Jacob Reji
Editor - Riaz Hassan
Music - Parimal Shais
Research - Devika AK
Associate Director - Alka Saj Susan
2nd DOP - Abhinav Pradip
DI - Riaz Hassan
Associate Camera - Kishan Anil Kumar, Anandhu Vinod, Nandesh Nalin
Assistant Director - Adwaith K
Designs - Indran
Subtitles - Shiyona
Audio Editor - Vishnu KV