Soroush Lashkari better known by his stage name Hichkas is an Iranian rapper based in Tehran. Hichkas is considered as one of pioneers of "Persian Rap" and "Persian Urban music".He has never received official permission to release his music legally in Iran since most western-style music is banned in the country. Hichkas is one of the first Iranian Rappers to be successful. In about 2003, he started his work in Vanak covering some English language songs. Hichkas gained attention when he began rapping in Persian about social problems and the younger generation in Iran.His first album's Jangale Asfalt release brought much recognition to his name in Iranian communities, His first album is first Persian Rap album.Hichkas has a unique theistic and nationalisitic lyrical style, avoiding vulgar words while referring to social issues. He uses Persian traditional music elements combined with Western music.