Saying Goodbye to Basement Bhangra and the End of an Era

August 4, 2017

Early in the diaspora’s memory, there existed this place–in someone’s basement, DJ Rekha spun bhangra beats and brown kids danced. Basement Bhangra has been a longstanding tradition on the East Coast. For 20 years, DJ Rekha held down the South Asian community in New York City with monthly parties at SOB’s. She invited dancers, performers, … Read More