George Harrison may be dead, but Americans can't help but turn their heads, as he did, toward India for spiritual and artistic inspiration. While Madonna attends self-help seminars with Deepak Chopra, city-dwelling hipsters rent Bollywood features, and it all plays nicely into the hands of Rajinder Rai, aka Panjabi MC. After all, when Jay-Z hears an artist's track at a Swiss nightclub (in Rai's case, his infectious "Mundian to Bach Ke") and decides to rhyme over top of it for a revamped version, that artist has a chance for the big payoff. And... More >>>