DJ Rekha picks for standout Punjabi, Bhangra and Bollywood tracks from 2018
New track by Gurj Sidhu who gave us one of this year’s bangers - Tera Harley. Plus, Nitty Scott, Dee MC, and MPeach in the beyond set.
First play from Manj Musik’s Punjabi Billboard and Mickey Singh’s Magic albums. Plus Raja Kumari and some Arabic Trap in the Beyond set.
DJ Rekha sifts through the avalanche of year-end new releases with a tracks played for the first time on this week’s podcast. Plus, new Nucleya and zzkrecords’ Nicola Cruz whose Ecuadorian sounds feel a little subcontinental.
Manj Musik’s long awaited album Panjabi Billboard drops with a stand out track with Kaur-B and new Garry Sandhu in the Bhangra set. Nucleya continues to elevate bass music with a collab with Raftaar and Rashmeet Kaur
This week’s Bhangra set are some of DJ Rekha’s all-time favorite tunes in no particular order
Bhangra music veterans, Stereo Nation, Juggy D, Rishi Rich, and PBN, Dr. Zeus keep it relevant with new music, plus new tracks from PropheC, Rupinder Handa, Jassi Gill.
UK powerhouse DJ Dips drops a stellar full length album and featured this week are 2 top tracks from the collection. Basim of the Komina’s releases his new goth project - Bubble Ghum
Jasmine Sandlas still sipping, dancehall vibes complete with a Bally Sagoo throwback and new Roachkilla DJ Dips joint from the new album Desi as Folk. Plus new desi hip hop from Hard Kaur and a debut track from Nave Sauve.
Sidhu Moosewala eternal Badfella drops a full length album, new tunes by GV, Juggy D collab with Ikka, and actor Riz Ahmed’s alter ego Riz MC new track Mogambo.  Madame Gandhi’s fighting her Bad Habits in the beyond section.
Yes, sometimes the redo, refix, remake is an improvement. After 18 years in the game, Dr. Zeus gives us a banger of a reinterpretation of his first hit Gwandian from his debut album. The 2018 the Global Injection LP surpasses the original, plus new tracks from G. Sidhu, Deep Jandu, and Jazzy B. Plus, Monica Dogra and Blue Curtain with their song that won them an MTV best Indian Act nomination.
Jaz Dhami and Jasmine Sandlas both drop new slow jams, and Bilal Saeed drops a sure fire Hookah Club Anthem.
Bollywood pillaging of Punjabi tracks goes too far so DJ Rekha plays you the original of a classic. A Zeus forward Bhangra set with the best tracks from his new slowly released album, Global Injection. Plus, new tracks from Raghav and Gingee and Nicodemus
New tracks from Amar Sandhu and GV. Plus, an all women beyond set with Vidhya Vox, Horsepowar, MPeach, and Gingee
DJ Rekha gives a Dr. Zeus recent history lesson in celebration of his new album that will be featured on next week’s show. In the beyond set she remembers French-Algerian superstar, Rachid Taha, and drops a new collaboration with Navv Inder and Delhi 2 Dublin.
A mix of old and new dhol forward tunes and a commemoration of the ground break album, Storyteller by Raghav plus a new collaboration with Apache Indian and Raftaar
Gippy Grewal sets the vibe with his new banger, Fuel, ending the set with another double G- Gang Gang from Fateh and Haji Springer. Same same but different as the beyond set has 2 tracks named Signs.
Gippy Grewal new track fuels it up for the Punjabi comedy movie Mar Gaye Oye Loko while Byg Byrd and Sidhu Moosewala contribute Dollar for Dakuaan Da Munda, plus slew of new tracks from Horsepowar, Anik Khan, Dounia and secular wishes for non-secular holiday.
After much teasing legendary producer, Tru-Skool drops a signature banger with JK, plus new tracks from Sunanda Sharma, Jaz Dhami and a tribute to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
For over 20 years DJ Sanj has produced some of the greatest bhangra bangers of all time. Check out DJ Rekha’s favorites included some lesser known remixes in the Beyond section of the episode.
Divine and Raja Kumari drop another desi hip-hop banger and Sidhu Moose maintains his stance by firing Warning Shots. Plus new tracks from Garry Sandhu and Sukh-E Musical Doctorz.
A new collaboration between Tigerstyle and Punjbai music legend Miss Pooja prompts a bhangra set of classics from each artist. Plus new tracks from Sidhu Moose Wala, Jassie Gill, Guru Randhawa, Adil Omar
It’s been 15 years since the release of the groundbreaking track "Mundian tho Bach Ke" and Panjabi MC is still heavy in the game with a new collaboration with UK Grime personality BigNarstie and UK standby Shizzio. Show favorite, Seti X drops a track and Ami Dang’s new project, Raw Silk release a 4 track EP with an epic instrumental in the beyond set.
The steady stream of singles from PropheC and Horsepowar keep on coming.
Jaz Dhami drops new album, Pieces of Me, with lead single Aitbaar. Sidhu Moose Wala and Canada’s Intense keep it intense with Dark Love. Salute to Latina power in the beyond section with tracks from Ana Tijoux, Nitty Scotty and new MPeach
Dipps Bhamrah collaboration with his father, legend KS Bhamrah trigger an old school UK Bhangra set. In the beyond segment, DJ Rekha celebrates Nation Records catalog coming being available on Bandcamp
DJ Rekha takes a Dhol diversion and showcases new tracks by Param Singh and Kamal Kahlon, and a senty tune Kulwinder Bill. Raja Kumari drops a new fire single in the beyond section.
Jasmine Sandlas slows drops another alcohol forward banger with Canadian producer, Intense. New Bandish Projekt in the beyond section.
DJ Rekha gets ready for the inaugural 5x Fest in BC Canada by dropping tracks from headliners Jasmine Sandlas, Sharry Mann, and shows love to Canadian contributions to Punjabi music and beyond!
Bups Saggu drops a new track with Sahib lamenting that after emptying 5 bottles he just can’t have another. New Dualist Inquiry and Fateh in the beyond section.
Mankirt Aulakh new track prompts a Bally Jagpal throwback in the bhangra set. Fateh gets senti with his new album To Whom It May Concern. AR Rahman revisited in the beyond set.
Sharry Mann’s YouTube channel is aiming for a boast with his new track Motor plus DJ Rekha drops a few of his more recent hits and new social media inspire tune from Bilal Saeed. In the Beyond sent, we hear fierce females Bishi and Renu from across the pond plus a new one from New York staple Nicodemus’ new album with another fierce female and frequent collaborator Carol C.
PropheC and Upside Down drop song accompanied by a Sunny Leone poolside video. New Miss Pooja, DJ Sanj plus the Beyond segment keeps buzzing with Badshah, Aashtha Gill, and more.
After his outstanding Urban Desi medley video, Mickey Singh drops an instant classic anthem plus new Kaur B. The Beyond section features Seti X, Kominas, Monica Dogra and more.
Designed to motivate the runner in you DJ Rekha lays down classic power dancefloor bangers. Also new tracks from Anik Khan with Burna Boy, and Canadians Noy-Z and Selena Dhillon
Jaz Dhami goes back to his bhangra roots with Shehzada. Fateh drops a fire track with LA’s Haji Springer. Rekha digs in her crates to unearth a timeless tune, Mother India from early 1990s label…
New joints by Aastha Gill featuring Badshah and Cali’s Haji Springer with Amar Sandhu. The beyond set gets a little drum and bassed with Tigerstyle blessed M.U.M. Music plus a collab with Arjun and Vidhya Vox from her album Kuthu Fire
UK Bhangra Pioneer Premi drops a new a tumbi forward classic with Popsy the Music Machine, plus new G. Sidhu, Jasmine Sandlas. Raxstar and Amar Sandhu
New tracks collaboration Bikram Singh and DJ Shadow. Inspired by DJ/rupture’s book, Uproot.  DJ Rekha’s beyond set visits North Africa including a timeless classic by Khaled
Not one but 2 Punjab songs with Nakhra(loosely translately fussiness) in the title plus an upbeat dancehall tinged beyond set with a new refix by birthday girl Maieli
New tracks from Diljit’s Con.Fi.Den.Tail and Deep Dollar$. Rekha drops a desi hip-hop set in the 2nd part of the episode
New tracks from Zack Knight and Dilijit Dosanjh plus fresh from a trip to the homeland, DJ Rekha selects her favorites Holi Bollywood tracks in the beyond segement
Sidhu Moose Wala gets senty Beyond set celebrates the diapora of women rappers
Deep and choice cuts from Panjabi’s music career
Dr. Zeus introduces with a collaboration with Raja
This week DJ Rekha infuses her bhangra inflected set with Kulwinder Billa, Miss Pooja, and a new one from Nimrat Khaira. Plus a Hans Raj Hans throwback recently repurposed for a Bollywood soundtrack and classic Dr. Zeus track that could worthy of the same treatment
A new tropical bass sounding collaboration with Jassie Gill, Badshah & B. Praak. Another 90s bhangra track grafted into Bollywood dance number as we see the return of Yo Yo Honey Singh with Punjabi royalty Navraj Hans and Neha Kakkar. Plus Brooklyn Shaanti, Indian Trap.
New Diljit Dosanjh, and reworking of a classic by the next generation
New PropheC, doubles by G. Sidhu and Parmish Verma, desi hip­hop with tracks by Noyz and Sikh Knowledge, Seti X, Divine and more in the Beyond segment.
New Diljit Dosanjh, and reworking of a classic by the next generation
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