How a Rap Artist Rocked a Corporate Giant

Delhi |Feb 2017

Sofia Ashraf

Activist, Rapper

Sofia Ashraf

Activist, Rapper

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Kodaikanal Won’t fame, Sofia Ashraf, in this powerful and persuasive talk speaks about standing up against the social injustice. Content creator by profession and rapper by digression, this Tamil girl rose to fame by getting 591 families compensated from Hindustan Unilever Limited. This talk gives an insight into the 15 year old struggle of various NGOs which played a key-role in the protest. As a little girl, Sofia started with rhymes about her identity wearing a hijab. The video talks about 2 of her famous creations, ‘Kodaikanal Won’t’ and ‘Don’t work for DOW’ which were presented in Justice Rocks, a protest rock show. The talk focuses upon the downs of being a female in the field of music, importance of being an audience, the power of art, music and much more.

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