Asian music has never looked so promising with the scene constantly welcoming new artists. From DJ’s and singers to Bhangra dance troops and producers, it seems that the worldwide celebration of Asian culture is well underway.
We spoke to Bhangra.org, the UK’s leading Bhangra website that provides itself as a hub of information for all Asian culture enthusiasts.
‘Having been spreading the word of Bhangra for over a decade we have seen year on year the progression that the art form has experienced, with many mainstream artists illustrating a love for Asian style’.
From universal hits like The Pussycat Doll’s ‘Jai Ho’ to Rhianna’s henna tattoo, we are constantly seeing European artists incorporate Asian ways into their acts.
The UK Asian Music scene
The UK is spoilt for choice when it comes to Bhangra music and dance, with radio channels, TV channels and infamous award ceremonies keeping the flame of Bhangra alight.
For Rajeev B it is the influx of young artists trying to make it big, seeing his story as a tale of inspiration.
‘When I set up the ‘B Famous’ scheme I was overwhelmed by just how many talented young Asians were out their and just how seriously they took becoming an artist’ he says.
So, it seems that the love for Asian music is only getting bigger. Where do you think the industry will be in five years time? Leave your thoughts below.
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