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Here is what happens when AI writes the lyrics for desi hip hop

Lyrics from 100 Bollywood party songs were put through a music software and resulted in what is theoretically a perfect incarnation.

In June, Google’s artificial intelligence music programme wrote its first song. There has been more advancement in the AI music industry since then. One of Hindi cinema’s most popular song genres is the party song. And it was only an eventuality that the twain should meet.


The song doesn’t make too much sense, but when has that stopped hitmakers anyway? Here is a version of every Hindi movie party song ever.


It’s not (too) difficult to write software that creates music. Here is a YouTuber giving instructions on building an AI composer using only 10 lines of Python code. It works on British folk music and not something like jazz because it has too much “sax and violins” and not suitable for children.


Unsuitability for children notwithstanding, AI composers do compose jazz tracks too. Here is a track for your easy listening pleasure.


In the South Korean music market, a song created by an AI composer was offered for sale. Fans are rushing to stores or downloading the music. According to the creators, it is going to take three or four years for a fanbase to grow and for the music to be any good.


While AI writing lyrics are still in a nascent stage of development, AI-written music is pretty common. Here's a track from the second album of an AI composer.

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