Tag: DJ Rav-E

CureSonia.Org Bone Marrow Drive and Concert in SF

29Jan

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Vaishali Rana put together this event in two weeks for CureSonia.org, she brought in Urban Desi artists like Mandeep Sethi, Pree Mayall, Rav E and Mixman Shawn. In the back, AADP Workers (Debbie and the new South Asian coordinator, Vicky) were busy with donor registrations. They easily rounded up 70 new donors! We even got a couple of shots of Mixman, Pree and Diamond Lane Records manager AJ supporting the cause and becoming donors. This was a successful event for CureSonia.org and we can’t wait for the next one! Music is the way to bring people together!

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Jan 28th: Urban Desi Artists coming together for CureSonia.org

22Jan

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CureSonia

It will be a mix of Desi and Non-Desi artists, coming together, with one sole purpose in mind – to find a bone marrow match for Sonia Rai, who has been diagnose with Leukemia. She’s only 24 years old. Vaishali Rana, a makeup artist, has put together this benefit party on behalf of Sonia. DJ Rav E, Mixman Shawn, New Day, Mandeep Sethi and Pree Mayall – are just a handful of names already confirm. Urban Desi Radio is proud partners with CureSonia.org. Let’s help find Sonia a marrow match, it just takes one match to save one life.

Conscientious Hip-Hop with South Asian Voices

27Dec

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Just as Talib Kweli and Mos Def joined to combine Hip-Hop and education awareness among the African American community, these young South Asian artists are doing the same for theirs. I feel that these young Sikh rappers are an excellent example of hip-hop as current politics, history, inventive poetry and wordplay, critically reflective insight, and musically captivating activism. These artists are beginning a strong underground movement for social awareness that will exist not only among the young Sikh community, but for the South Asian community as a whole.

Kudos and peace to these brothers for enlightening many youthful souls… with each show at a time.

*****This limited video footage is of the show which was held at Sol Collective in Sacramento, CA on December 22, 2010.  Sikh Knowledge + Mandeep Sethi + Humble the Poet + Hoodini and King! + Povan Beats + Baagi + Push. Hosted by AKA Amazing. DJ Rav-E

Non Stop Bhangra #59

15Jul

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One of my favorite monthly party bashes!!! — Petz

Imagine a scene from a Bollywood movie smack in the middle of a thumping nightclub—swirling colors, the rhythm of pounding feet, and the relentless energy of brilliant beats-that’s Non Stop Bhangra. Non Stop Bhangra is a non-stop party, featuring dance lessons with Dholrhythms Dance Company, followed by dance performances, live music sets, visuals, live painting, and DJs spinning an eclectic mix of Bhangra, Hip-Hop, Reggae, and Electronica.

This month the whole NSB crew is in the house and looking forward to making you all dance. As always, the night begins with the ritual dance lesson with the beautiful Dholrhythms Dance Company, followed by NSB live set featuring dance performances mixed in with vocals by NSB MC’s Mandeep Sethi and Mista Chatman alongside Rav-E on dhol. This month NSB also welcomes special guest Dj Erick Santero hailing from Oakland sharing some east bay love & bringing his funky latin bhangra flavor to the night alongside residents Dj’s Jimmy Love, and Rav-E who will be sharing their favorite NSB Bhangra tunes as always to keep you moving. To round off the night, NSB Resident Marcus Murray will be painting another dope live piece to add to the wicked NSB Art Collection while Amar hooks up the groovy visuals.

*Color theme is Black & White this month so join the crew and wear your favorite black & white combo to support the vibe.

Saturday, July 17, 2010
Time: 9:00pm – 2:00am
Bhangra Lesson: 9:30PM
NSB Live Set: 10:30PM
NSB DJ’S:11:30pm-close

FEATURING:
Dholrhythms Dance Company
Dj Jimmy Love
Rav-E (Dhol, Dj set)
Mista Chatman (MC)
Mandeep Sethi (MC)
Hina Patel (Vocals)
Marcus Murray (Live Painting)
Amar (Visuals)

plus Special Guest DJ Erick Santero (Oakland)

Cover: $10 pre-sale/$15 door
Pre-sale Ticket Link: http://nsb59.eventbrite.com/

Petz lives in a media cave and only goes out for NSB

DJ Jimmy Love Non-Stop Bhangra mini mix

14Jul

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DJ Jimmy Love, NSB Resident DJ does it again with a bangin bhangra mix!!! Download it now!