The ‘Nephop’ songs began to skyrocket in 2015 since the time of Yama Buddha and the hype of Rawbarz. Since then, we’ve had some gems bless the industry with songs along with some clichés people still stick to for views and streams.
Whether it be baggy clothes or counterfeit shoes. Nepali rap industry has some of the funniest clichés without which the videos seem almost incomplete. Here are some of them!
“Ayyy ayyy”, “Mic check lets go”, “Shoutouts”, “ON THE BEATT” with weird made-up accent
Fake accent is all it takes.
Music Video starts with a shot of a guy walking down a lane.
The intro always has to be guy walking down the lane with counterfeit shoes niek, naik, abibas.
Constant rant about the love of mom, family issues, and ‘struggle’ they had to go through.
Nepali rappers have this weird obsession with mentioning their mom, and the struggle of the household every time they come up with something.
Weirdly dyed haircuts, sunglasses, Yankees cap, and hoodie
Rappers actually make up a really weird appearance every time! Why do you have to do that?
“Sun Bhai”, “Ja sodh mero baare” and excessive cusswords for no reason.
They actually cuss a lot for no absolute reason, nor that it makes a point.
Constant brags about ‘keta haru and his gang’ imitating American rappers
“Keta haru”, they’re always bragging about their “tol ko keta haru”.
Shots on the footpath of Kathmandu and streets of Bhaktapur, Patan
Bhaktapur, Patan Durbar Square, and the streets of Kathmandu, complete a rap music video.
Weird VFX and that static TV effects
A beat *grrrrrrr* beat continues
Thumbnail with guy praying looking at the sky
Every rapper does this, praying to god in the music video.