DJ Rekha is DJ, 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 which takes place at Le Poisson Rouge. This episode is the first in 3 part series of best of 2014. It features dancehall and urban influenced Bhangra tracks as well as Rekha’s favorite Bollywood tracks of the year.
12/25-Bollywood Disco Xmas
2/5-Basement Bhangra at Le Poisson Rouge
2/13- Bollywood Disco at Drom, NYC
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