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Unthemed selections in both segments, bookend by fierce female truth-sayers Jasmine Sandlas and Natasha Noorani. Dancehall, disco, folk, and fight the system vibes spawn the 60 plus minute podcast this week. Plus, a question about the perils of overly dependent digital existence.
Love? We need it. Hate? We can do without it. Money though, can’t live without that lol. I think we all need love sometimes. We never need Hate, who wants that? but money, I just can’t get enough of it, and that’s the same way i feel about this super duper World Hip Hop show every Wednesday right here on BTRtoday.com. Enough talking. Let’s get into it, come on!
You already know what it is..It’s July, it’s hot, it’s humid, the AC is on full blast and that lemonade drink has to be re-filled. The sounds of summer are here. Let’s go!!!
It was time for a deep dive into game changer Jasmine Sandlas, with no shortage of bangers. We listen to the depth and range in her catalogue. The beyond set showcases proverbial b-sides and her tracks that were released as vinyl records including a track demonstrating what made her an underground sensation.
July is here and it’s super hot. Get yourself some cold water, beers or whatever you do to cool off and let’s rock. Enjoy this beautiful weekend.
Remember those days, way back in the day, when your friends wanted to come over and your parents said no. No company aloud today! You almost wanted to cry. They never gave in. Next thing you know, you're 18 years old and you're free, but now you don’t want any company either. Now, just like your parents, you just wanna chill. Well chill with us now. Another super duper dope episode of Latin Hip Hop to set your weekend off right.
Summer classic by birthday boy Roack Killa with Bilal Saeed on a current dance floor jam in the Bhangra set. For the beyond segment, the range of Talal Qureshi is displayed via two very distinct tracks, plus a show favorite from Van City’s Khanvict.
I wonder; Was there music on Mars? Was there a civilized presence on Mars, and they came to earth? Mars seem to be a planet that’s older than earth. What happened to the planet’s magnetic field? Anyway, we're going to dedicate this show to Mars! We will keep wondering about Mars and Music while i throw this World Hip Hop mix at you, LOL. Let’s go!
Classics, and a few newer tracks, make it into this set of songs that deserve to be played at high volume. In an open windowed car or in public spaces, these have to be pushed to the limits of local sound ordinances. The beyond set includes choice Bollywood tracks that fit the bill for this episode, including a classic track from Nucleya.
Can’t stop, won’t stop. That’s what I do until the wheels fall off. I guess that would be my feet? Or maybe my ankles? LOL, anyway we got some nice jams for you to rock to. New music by Tona, new album out called “Good Energy”. He’s a dope artist from Toronto, Canada, jump on that, you won’t be disappointed. Let’s go!!!
Bally Sagoo's Kinna Chauna, from his latest full-length release, gets a refix that changes the vibe of his 90's influenced track into a more contemporary tropical bass sound. Pakistan’s Natasha Noorni invokes the spirit of Nazia Hassan in new pop number and summer ear worm.
Happy Sunday! Happy June! Happy 6/6! So many reasons to be happy and enjoy the tunes. 2 Hours of great indie music including 2 double shot blocks of new tracks just for you.
Spring is still here. Let’s not rush the summer, because you know the summer already goes too fast. Let’s take it one season at a time, lol. Anyway, this show is going to get you off your couch, out of your seat and make you jog faster than before. Let’s go!!
Yeah um, stop the hate, the ignorance and the nonsense. You know where it gets you? Nowhere! Think about the consequences when you're about to do something crazy. Find empathy for other people. On that note, cool off to these great sounds of World Hip Hop music. Lyrics and sounds for your ears not to fear. Let’s go!! Hope you had a great weekend.
Jazzy B and Babbu Maan collaborate on what is sure to be a wedding reception, end of the night, drunken classic. The beyond segment features good vibe tunes from an array of genres including Swiss-Tamil star on the rise, Priya Ragu.
Seems like we always need that quick-fix. Something to just kill off the pain and the sickness. Right now, we're killing off the stress with another dope mix for those devoted reggaeton fans. Plus, I'm down in Tampa, Florida on the beach, rocking this show via-satellite to the rest of the world. Let’s go!
Salute to everyone on the check in. Yes, another dope episode of World Hip Hop is ready for your listening pleasure. As we continue to process the madness upon us, not just the pandemic, but folks acting out some weird random criminal behavior, we still have to settle down and be smart about when and where to have a good time. It seems hard to do these days, but thank god for the music! Let’s go!!!
As we continue to fight the virus, a lot of places are opening back up to regular schedule. We still have to be smart and not over do it. Be careful out there!!!
New track by Bhangra powerhouse Miss Pooja with Geeta Zaildar has a contemporary vibe, but DJ Rekha plays one of the favorites by the duo. The beyond segment features songs from Pakistan and its diaspora, including an Oscar nominated actor.
Boom-bap head bopping music! Whenever we get a chance, we bring that chance to you, and we do it every week with the hard hitting World Hip Hop show. It's me, Bazarro on the mix, so come on let’s rock. It’s never too late to feel good!
Yes sir! Another Friday for your listening pleasure. In the meantime, in between time, while we go through the madness, sometimes we have to just take a break from the daily routine. How about some nice reggaeton joints to get you in the mood for some dancing?. Maybe a beer, a good drink, and some good food if you can?If you don’t drink, well, still try and enjoy yourself. LOL! Just joking. Without further adieu, let’s rock!!!
Once again, another Wednesday out here on the world wide web for a new episode of World Hip Hop. We got some treats, share if you want, and definitely feel the vibe. It’s nice out here in NYC today. Temperature supposed to hit as high as 81 degrees! So you know the people are coming out. Let’s make sure we're all careful. Let’s go!!!!
Stop the ignorance and violence. Control your emotions. Relax yourself and get some knowledge about everything. The world you live in is not all about you. Respect people's space. On that note, let’s get to the music and let's all enjoy!!
We need the rain, wash away the pain. Restart, rebuild. One day at a time, we fight through the madness, so we're going to rain on your parade with some good old around the world music. Respect to other cultures, beliefs and sounds. All aboard. Let’s rock!!!
What up peoples!? Time is flying as always, it’s April already. You know April brings the rain to the masses, but nothing is going to rain on our parade. These Latin Hip Hop mixes always continue. Another Friday to get down to, so spread the word and don’t be all selfish and listen to by yourself. LOL, anyway, let’s rock.
There is always a new fan somewhere! That’s why every show has to be good. You never know who is listening, so we bring it 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Not a lot of reruns going on around here! So come with me, as we journey around the world, always exploring for more. Let’s go!!
In a bhangra world driven by voluminous single releases, Bally Sagoo and G. Sidhu release well thought out full-length albums. Never afraid to switch up her style, Jasmine Sandlas drops a hip-hop hybrid, dropping bars and verses in English and Punjabi. Plus, Brooklyn producer Ayesha, and some Afghani infused beats in the beyond segment.
Hello! Yeah what it do? Easter weekend is upon us. Be careful out there. In the meantime, get ya dance on, your groove on, and listen to the sounds of some hyped reggaeton music. Bazarro on the set. You know how we do. Enjoy yourself, be good and spread the word and the love. Let’s go!!!
Goodbye March, hello April Fools. Tomorrow is April, April Fools and a brand new start.  Don't be the fool, listen to the reggae tunes and enjoy the warmth that April brings!
Pull up! Pull up! Yes it’s time for another episode of World Hip Hop. During the madness & pandemic, we do nothing but try to ease the nerves with some good music from around the world. Let’s rock!!
Kulwinder Billa returns with a sequel to his hit Palazzo, cleverly named Palazzo 2. Jaz Dhami drops a new collab with urban desi crooner Sama Blake. The beyond segment revisits a song from Riz Ahmed’s breakup album, in celebration of his Oscar nomination.
Another episode! Spring is here and it’s hump day. It don’t get no better than that! New music by Napoleon Da Legend and Nejma Neffertiti. They stay busy, so get to know them. Spread the word around the world! Let’s go. Lemonade time!
Jassie Gill drops a much teased playful vowel laden tune with Simar Kaur. The beyond segment includes tracks from the Vancouver based Snakes and Ladders label and their latest release by Protokhal, plus other selections from a Desi infused dance label.
This might be one of your favorite days of the week. Wednesday! After the hump, you only have the rest of the week. Plus, you get to hear me rock the spot every Wednesday. We're traveling around the world, bringing you dope artists to bless your eardrums. It’s hump day, so let’s go!!!!
Amrit Maan latest duet with Nimrat Khaira rivals the impact of his earlier monster song with Jasmine Sandlas, Bamb Jatt. Speaking of Jatts, Bups Saggu provides beats for DJ Kam Kang and Manwal with his lasted joint. In the beyond segment, DJ Rekha shares some selections from their programming for New York’s Sona Restaurant slated to open later this month.
Another awesome show this week!!! Featuring new tracks from Otto Von Schirach & Qebrus, ltfll, Tobacco and always more!! So here we go, this is glitch//idm...
Happy reggae day!  This show is about being perfect, or being great, or being good, or even just being good enough.  Have no fear and keep on moving.  Dub, roots, and all things in between today so let's get after it, shall we?
You know we're about our business. Bringing you the non-stop World Hip Hop mixes. Artists from around the world Craiggg! Pay attention. Take a break from the madness. Tune in, spread the word. See for yourself. Let’s go!!!
Bally Sagoo revisits his tried and true themes from his folkier repertoire of bhangra songs, with a new single from his forthcoming album.  Brooklyn based Ayesha gently infuses South Asian sounds in her release from last fall, the second of her’s during the pandemic. Plus, a new tune from ciphers Chee Malabar and Prabh Deep.
New music this week from top to bottom.  I'm trying harder and harder to get March to feel like we are 'back to normal" so work with me here! Double shots and indie tunes for a Sunday to remember.
Oh yes, we need some of that sunshine. Some of that bright warm light to beam down on us just to get our mood up, feel a lil bit better. We gotta live life one day at a time fighting through this pandemic. I have some great music for all of ya'll to hear. So let's rock and enjoy our weekend...
Just sit back, relax and ride out to some of these great tunes we got in store for you….from NY to the entire rest of the world. Stay focused, stay clean and be well. Let's gooooo!
DJ Rekha reflects on the untimely passing of Punjabi legend Sardool Sikander. A new track dropped from Jaz Dhami’s collaboration with UK Grime artists to keep attention on Indian Farmers protest, plus an exciting song about a universal dish.
Seems like this new year is starting off great...NOT! Last week we got hit with a huge snow storm here all over America. The state of Texas went through it big time. Prays for all those affected by the madness going on in the world today. Stay strong. In the meantime, check out another dope World Hip Hop mix by me, DJ Bazarro. Something to just make you feel good. Come on vibe with us. Let's go!!
Amrit Maan teams up with Nimrit Khaira on a Desi Crew produced bhangra powerhouse, plus some Jatti jams. In the beyond segment, Sonny Singh and a pandemic collaboration from Cambridge, MA, New York and New Mexico.
Another awesome one this week! Featuring new tracks from TM404, Curd Duca, Bit Folder and more! So let's get into it; this is the glitch//idm show!
In your face like a can of mace. Yeah that's how we're doing, we're bringing that good music right to ya grill. That snow blowing in your face while you'er trying to dig out your car and drive to work? Nope, it's not happening. So just sit back, we're going to make life a little easier. This winter super blast of Latin Hip Hop mix is just for you. Let's go!!
Where is global warming? LOL, just joking. I'm just complaining about the frozen temperatures we've been having here on the east coast. So yeah, I'm here to thaw it all out with some good old World Hip Hop. Each day, we try to help out with some great music from around the world. Keep ya mind on the good vibes. Let's go!!!
With the farmers protest gaining international attention, G. Sidhu’s Kisaan Sun De, is still in heavy rotation. Plus, a seemingly randomized selection of tunes with a high percent of Kaur B in the Bhangra segment and in the beyond set Ali Sethi, Talal Quereshi and more.
Kisses and hugs to you all! Happy Valentine's Day to all you lovers and love haters. 2 hours of tunes to get you close and keep you there, at least until Valentine's Day is over.
Yeah, time to warm it up. Dance to these joints, you will surely warm up. Shout out to everybody tuning in. We have a lot of new music for you to enjoy. We're going to blast away the cold air, fight the virus, and get things back to normal. Enjoy your weekend. Let's rock!!!
Yes! Back home from the place we call Tampa. Had a great time, back to NY and the snow and back to paying the bills, LOL. Back to some rest, and back to rocking some World Hip Hop joints. Shoutout to Tampa and the Buccaneers your great win and your great city. Every minute was worth it. I knew I would be going to the Super Bowl once Tom Brady made his decision to play for Tampa. So let's celebrate!!
Yesssssss. Far from home and loving it. Yep, had to get away from the snow. Too much man, just tooooo much, lol. I'm out here in the south, down in Tampa Bay Florida. Home of this year's Super Bowl. The weather is so great down here, by the way. It's crazy how two hours on a plane can make such a difference in terms of the weather. I like the snow, but nothing beats the sand, beaches and sun. Let's go.
Yep you read the title. I'm down in Tampa, Florida. I landed early this morning and I still have time to bring you a great show. We're doing it big. Yeah we're doing the show via-satellite to the rest of the world. I'll be down here until next week (Feb 9th) so Friday I will also be doing my Latin Hip-Hop show via-satellite as well. Tune in. Have a great day. Let's rock!
Double shots all show with all different styles of reggae represented from start to finish.  Let's go!!!!!!
Yeah! Whenever you get rid of negative in your life, just yell "It's Overrrrrrr!" LOL. How you doing out there on the battle front? Yes, the madness continues, but we have to fight everyday. That's why music is a great cure for this virus thing called Covid. It helps the day fly by and calm your nerves, and hopefully one day, this whole mess will be over with. In the mean time, let's rock to some good ole World Hip Hop sounds.
Scottish powerhouse Tigerstyle dropped a solid tune with an even more solid remix by US producer Navdeep. No assistance needed in the beyond segment with Sire, Divine, and from Pakistan emerging R&B-er, Hasan Raheem.
A new year, a new mix, new music, a new president and a new era. Let's go!
Let's get down for the crown. Another dope episode of worldly music for you and the universe. We got some Kosha Dillz, new Mood Doctors. Come on, you know what it is. Let's get it.
DJ Rekha revisits their mix tape capturing hits from the mid 2000s from producers Panjabi MC, Dr. Zeus and DJ Sanj. Plus, a new track from Twinbeatz and a classic collaboration from Bally Sagoo and Qawali Master Nustrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Yeah, couldn't wait to drop another episode. You know how we travel around the world, despite all this madness. Oh yeah madness. There's a lot of that going on right now, but we're not here for that, we're here to have a good time. To ease the mind, body and soul. You ready for that? Or maybe you love the drama in your life? Well, if so, you're in the wrong place. This mix is drama free! Let's go!!!
Diljit Dosanjh support of the farmers movement deserves a dedicated Bhangra set with some of DJ Rekha’s favorites from his repertoire. Plus, new tunes from Talal Quereshi, Asian Dub Foundation, and a revisit of a poignant track from Riz Ahmed.
I know I'm the crazy DJ, but damn! We are witnessing how crazy the world can really get. Thank God for music! Let's try to enjoy this weekend despite the madness around us. Let's go!!
Somewhere on this planet, there is a man sitting and rocking out to this podcasts. He's the man, but he's a very busy guy. You know why he's busy? Because I keep dropping these dope jewels on the people. Be like him! Let's go.
Welcome back! This week's show features tracks from Selm, Pontiac Streator, Loopdrive and way more! So get ready and let's do this; glitch//idm!!!
Happy New Years to all!!!! Everybody enjoy their time stepping into a whole new era. Stay focused, stay clean and use common sense. Not nonsense. Let's go!!!