DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week the Bhangra set focuses on Bikram Singh who is celebrating the release of his new album, Bik.I.Am. In the beyond set, Rekha drops some Bollywood disco classics, and a track from Rajstar’s critically acclaimed, album, Rahman Noodles, plus a special xmas treat.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week Rekha drops a new joint by Jr. Dread and explores the Kolaveri phenomena.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of Bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing Bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in Bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week drops a super eclectic Bhangra set with classic tune Dhola Veh Dhola, Jazzy B, Jassi Sidhu, plus Chee Malabar, Sultan Khan, and a Dev Anand tribute.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week bhangra set pays tribute to legend Kuldip Manak who passed away this week and DJ Sanj who birthday it was this week. The beyond section diggs up some old track from virtuoso, Nitin Sawhney.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week bhangra set is a mix of old and new and even and the beyond section featuring DJ Rekha’s new single Pyar Baile and her favorites from her mate, Hard Kaur.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week is all about Panjabi MC - old, new, fast, slow- no one has pushed bhangra to such genre-bending territories.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. Digging through her Bhangra crates, Rekha, unearths her favorite tracks from Bikram Singh’s classic first album and drops another remix from her forthcoming single Pyar Baile.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. After a solid bhangra set with tracks from Lembher, Dr.Zeus, Panjabi MC, Rekha plays tracks from artists performing at her record label launch including Raje Shwari, Bobby Friction, Ami Dang.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. After the solid Bhangra set with tracks from Lembher, G-Company, Panjabi MC, Rekha shows plays tracks from her San Francisco mates Mandeep Sethi, Kush Arora, Cheb I Sabbah.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. After the solid Bhangra set with tracks form Jassi Sidhu, G-Company, Panjabi MC, Rekha show some local love with music from My Pet Dragon, Karsh Kale, and Ami Dang.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. Garry Sandhu, G-Company and curiously similar sounding tracks populated the Bhangra portion of this week’s show. The Beyond portion pays tribute to Jagjit Singh and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week it’s all about Panjabi MC. Rekha picks selections from his 15 disk plus catalog including his 2 step moment.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week bhangra set includes single releases by DJ H, DJ Dips, PBN and some older school Bhangra joinnts from B21, Satrang, XLNC. The beyond portions uncovers a Police cover by Karsh Kale, and passable remix of MC Yogi song about Mahatma Gandhi and a new beautiful new track by Niraj Chag.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week bhangra set includes track by west coast artist Pree Mayall, Jassi Sidhu, Swami. In the beyond segment is Rekha’s embraces the reality of faster music by playing recent remixes of Panjabi MC classics.
DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week’s show is what it is. Listen and reflect you all know what day it is.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week Rekha explores the blurry lines between Bollywood and Bhangra as well as playing her favorite disco tinged Hindi film tracks.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. - new Bhangra tracks by Dr. Zeus, staples from Miss Pooja and Panjabi MC. Plus Bollywood songs about what else- the elements yielding perfect music for a hurricane, and a tribute track for a Motown legend.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. Dancehall vibes take over the bhangra set this week with Bally Sagoo’s classic Ragamuffin mix. The beyond portion of the show remembers Bollywood film icon from 1950s and 1960s- Shammi Kapoor.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. Remembering the short lived golden age of bhangraton, Rekha drops some Tigerstyle remixes, and tracks from DJ H, and Rishi Rich. In solidarity with folks in UK, the selections in the beyond section include Apache Indian’s masterful take on Armagideon Time, Asian Dub Foundation, Sikh Knowledge, Humble the Poet, and more.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. Still in a Malkit Singh state of mind, Rekha pulls out some more track from the earlier part of his career as well as updated version of Jind Mahi included on the Bend it Like Beckham soundtrack and his collaboration with PBN. In the beyond section Rekha drops vibe building bhangraesque selects she played before Malkit’s performance at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. In honor of Malkit Singh’s New York appearance with his full band, this week’s show is all Malkit in the Bhangra and the Beyond portions of the show.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week serves up a requisite bhangra bangers and new tracks by Swami and from Karsh Kale’ s recently released Cinema album.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. Rekha drop her requisite Bhangra set followed by 2 tracks from the new compilation Subcontinental Bass.
DJ Rekha aka Rekha Malhotra is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of Bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America

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