World Music Day Lookback

World Music Day: Collabs and merging music between cultures

World Music Day is all about bringing music and joy to people in any form possible. This is especially true when music from different cultures is merged together. When two cultures come together to create music, it can create something truly special that transcends borders and languages. South Asian music and American mainstream genres have been collaborating for over 30+ years and there are many examples of successful collaborations (see our top picks below). One of the earliest and most famous examples is the song "Mundian To Bach Ke" by Panjabi MC and Jay-Z. This song was released in 2002......

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Indo House: Genre That Took 3 decades to become mainstream

The most comprehensive list of musical genres we found on the internet still does not have the name 'INDO HOUSE' even though it originated in the 1990’s. In the early 1990s, DJs started incorporating Indian music elements into their House sets. It took 30 years for this music to become its own genre, but it's finally here: Indo House! This genre has gained popularity not only in India but also in other parts of the world, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. While it's still relatively new in the US, it's been gaining popularity in recent years,......

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Raja Kumari: The Underrated Artist America needs to listen to (& Album Review)

Over the past decade, we've seen a lot of female rappers and singers rise to fame with chart-topping hits, only to disappear from the music scene shortly after.  Some of the artists who have managed to stay at the top are from the West (North America and South America) like Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, M.I.A (only South Asian in this list) and Doja Cat have managed to remain relevant, there are only a few who can both sing and rap, and sound incredible doing both. Even fewer songs feature artists who excel at both skills and guarantee......

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