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.
9/4-Bollywood Disco at Drom, New York, NY
9/10-Trikone 25th Anniversary Gale, San Francisco, CA
10/29-3rd Annual Bhangraween at 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
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