Pop Montréal showcase on March 8, 2008 - The Drake + DJ Rekha


POP Montreal is delighted to bring to Toronto the legendary Bhangra DJ Rekha, The critically acclaimed DJ Rekha who’s 10 year long New York City monthly night Basement Bhangra, is renowned throughout the world, recently released her debut album — DJ Rekha Presents Basement Bhangra.

On the disc, DJ Rekha invites the listener to go with her into a world that merges the traditional Bhangra music of South Asia and the Hip-Hop beats of today, the disc like Rekha’s live set takes you on a journey into the infectious expanding South Asian dance music. Joining Rekha will be the always exciting and unpredictable genius Socalled who’s fusion of hip hop, klezmer funk and other global rhythms has been captivating audiences around the world. We will also have the world dancehall sounds of Baile MTL’s Khiasma; Giselle Numba 1 and her wiccan hip hop flow; Rawalpindi and his Laval glitch pop along with Waterloo's dance party faves Bocce. This will be a hot event, so get there early!

9pm: Rawalpindi http://www.myspace.com/rawalpindibrotherhood
10pm: Giselle Numba One http://www.myspace.com/gisellenumbaone
11pm: Bocce http://www.myspace.com/thebocce
12am: Socalled http://www.socalledmusic.com/
1am: DJ Khiasma http://masalacism.blogspot.com/
2am: DJ Rekha http://www.myspace.com/djrekha

The Drake Underground
1150 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Tickets $5 available at the door
More information at www.popmontreal.com


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