Tube Raps

Here are some verses of mine that I’ve written for my solo rap project as well as my band Rap This, Ko?, plus, my very first appearance in a music video, rapping, half lotus, on the boardroom table at work. I tried to encapsulate the little I have learned from advertising into this verse. The … Continue reading

Battle Rap: Imaad Majeed VS Larry T Hill

It all started when Larry T Hill was co-hosting the Yes Home Grown Top 15 with Yazmin Yousuf and I was called up for a phoner. I picked on his fashion sense and revealed to Sri Lanka his aptitude at ballet. He didn’t take kindly to the former, and personally challenged me to a battle … Continue reading

YES, On Air

Last Thursday, I paid a visit to the YES studio in Pannipitiya. I had a great time co-hosting the YES Home Grown Top 15 with Yazmin Yousuf. If you missed it, you can listen to the show via the podcast below:

STONAPATHI – Peth (ft. *imaad majeed)

Critical acclaim for Peth (ft. *imaad majeed) by STONAPATHI: “Next level Sri Lankan sound. Future bass from the bokka. Nicely done! Great track! Those sirens and chaos reminds of Public Enemy/NWA and Bomb Squad productions!” – Asif Ansar, Rude Boy Republic “Very nice work” – Asvajit “Too dope” – Himal Kotalawala, Department of SWAG “Good … Continue reading

SCATCAT! bootleg

Huzni & Sash with Larry T Hill – Simple Man *imaad majeed – second person lung Opening Act – Dush & Malin Film courtesy Yazmin Yousuf SCATCAT! was my first attempt at organizing a conscious rap gig in Colombo. Charcoal Gallery Cafe was kind enough to lend us the venue and sounds. All proceeds went … Continue reading

Fear And Loathing In Colombo

I never could go through with that movie. Sri Lanka has opened its doors to former Scientologist James Packer’s proposed “gaming zone” read Casino district. Judging by the affect gambling has had on the indigenous ‘Indian’ population of the US, I am not keen on seeing this become a reality. While speaking to a former … Continue reading

Live at Charcoal Cafe, Saturday Night Gig

I will be performing a set of spoken word protest poetry, sing-song folksy-blues-pop and trip hop to make your ears flop! Charcoal Gallery Cafe, Hotel Road, Mt Lavinia. 7:30PM. Entrance: Rs 100.

Debut EP Release: Verse, Chorus, Verse (2012)

For ears that listen and hearts that hear! Vice versa! So finally it feels like I’ve done something with my life. Okay, maybe I shouldn’t start out by building up expectation. Still, I am quite happy with what I’ve accomplished working with Suma, Buddhi, Chikka and Mahesh at Wagon Wheel Studios. Over a period of … Continue reading

Annasi & Kadalagotu Poetry Pilau Podcast: April 28, Sharni’s

Podomatic has been acting up so I’ve switched to Dropbox to disseminate the podcast. While there’s over 2 hours of audio, I’ve only uploaded a 30 minute podcast. Annasi & Kadalagotu Poetry Pilau Podcast: April 28, Sharni’s. Here are a few bite-sized tidbits you can chew on when you need your fix of spoken word. … Continue reading

The Daily Anachronism: When Justice Was Equated To Freedom

After five days of staying at home to prepare for my ACJ entrance exam, I walked into office early and took my seat. I hadn’t even begun reading through the news websites before our editor in chief walked in and asked who was willing to go to Welikada. I asked what was happening, having forgotten … Continue reading