New Delhi’s Tilak Nagar reportedly has over a dozen rehab clinics. Some of the youngest in the area are addicted to chitta, a synthetic drug that’s derived from heroin.
As Deep continues to talk, one feels he is perhaps not just trying to reconcile his past selves, but also people he knew in the past. The rapper-producer specifically refers to friends and supporters he had from the start, some of whom succumbed to addiction. On his knockout debut album Class Sikh, produced by ace beatsmith Sez on the Beat, Deep shunned rhymes about materialism and replaced them with an in-your-face storytelling about all the drug abuse and violence he had seen growing up.