Name: Raja Kumari
Hometown: Claremont, Calif.
Now Lives: In a three-bedroom apartment in the Juhu section of Mumbai, India.
Claim to Fame: Ms. Kumari is a songwriter, singer and rapper whose work straddles both Western and Indian music, in a reflection of her dual identities as a South-Asian American. She blends English and Hindi lyrics, and classical Indian riffs over rap beats. Last year, she performed her single, “N.R.I.” (it stands for nonresident Indian) at an Asian-American
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