Hichkas

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Hichkas
Birth name Soroush Lashkary
Also known as Hichkas
Born (1985-05-10) May 10, 1985 (age 29)
Origin Tehran, Iran
Genres Rap, Hip Hop
Occupations Rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor
Years active 2003–[1]
Labels Moltafet, 021, Candis , Saamet
Associated acts Mahdyar Aghajani, Reveal, Yas, Zedbazi, Taham, Pishro, Bidad, Quf, Fadaei
Website www.hichkas.me
Notable instruments
Vocals

Soroush Lashkary (Persian: Sorūŝ Laŝkari - سروش لشکری‎; born May 10, 1985) better known by his stage name Hichkas (Persian: Hiĉkas - هیچکس‎; meaning "Nobody")[2] is an Iranian rapper from Tehran.[3] Hichkas is considered as one of pioneers of "Persian Rap" and "Persian Urban music".[4][5]

Early years & music career overview[edit]

Hichkas is one of the first Iranian Rappers to be successful. He is known for membership in a supergroup called 021.[5][6] In about 2003, he started his work in Vanak participating in Persian free-styling with people who also cover some English language songs in the Rap battle.[5] Hichkas gained attention when he began rapping in Persian about social problems and the younger generation in Iran.[5] Hichkas is commonly referred to as the God father of Iranian rap.[7]

Hichkas has collaborated with a number of International hip hop artists including the legendary American hip hop artist Kool G Rap who has been cited as a major influence to some of hip-hop's most critically acclaimed figures such as Eminem, Nas, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G., Big Pun, RZA, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Necro, Action Bronson, Homeboy Sandman, and more.[8][9]

Releases[edit]

His first album's Jangale Asfalt release brought much recognition to his name in Iranian communities.[5]

Music style[edit]

Hichkas has a unique theistic and nationalistic lyrical style, avoiding vulgar words while referring to social issues.[5] He uses elements of Persian traditional music combined with Western music.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Anjām Vazife (The Tour of Duty EP) produced by Mahdyar Aghajani (2011)

International Collaborations[edit]

Hichkas has collaborated with a number of International hip hop artists including the legendary American hip hop artist Kool G Rap who has been cited as a major influence to some of hip-hop's most critically acclaimed figures such as Eminem, Nas, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G., Big Pun, RZA, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Necro, Action Bronson, Homeboy Sandman, and more.[8][9]

As featured artist[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Official Websites[edit]

https://www.hichkas.me https://www.facebook.com/HichkasOfficial https://twitter.com/HichkasOfficial

References[edit]