Nav Deep Matta performs his debut single “Nakhre”
Special Guest DJ Kayper
DJ Rekha and DJ Petra
Bhangra dance Lesson by Raeshem
Free mojitos and entry w/ facebook RSVP before 8pm
Adv tickets $10, Day of/door $15
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DJ Kayper first graced the decks of Basement Bhangra when she DJed for Hard Kaur(check out Glassy on the Basement Bhangra album). But that was before she transitioned from being a Turntablist DJ and BBC radio presenter to producer Kayper and global DJ phenomena who has played internationally at festivals from Neon Carnival Coachella, Lollapalooza, SXSW, Glastonbury and Amsterdam Dance Event. Her turntable skills and stand out live shows have earned her residencies and headlines slots at some of the world’s most renowned and exclusive nightclubs, including Ministry of Sound (London), Marquee (New York) and Hakkasan (Las Vegas). DJ Kayper production credits include ‘Magic Faces’ which gained the attention of BBC 6 music, 1Xtra, “Gimme Some” which was co-signed by Diplo and released on his label Mad Decent in 2011, ‘Out My Mind’, that has surpassed 2 million streams on Spotify. her first EP release on the label she collaborated with talented artists such as Jonny Winston – who features on Kayper’s “What You Say”, as well as Janai who guest vocals on “Terminal”. Both tracks received heavy acclaim from publications such as Clash who branded “What You Say” as “an ultra-stylish piece of summertime house” as well as Hell Hound Music who commented on Kayper’s “melodic and sophisticated style that only a well-seasoned producer can accomplish.”
Navdeep Singh Matta aka Nav Deep is a singer/songwriter whose roots sink into the heartland of Punjab (India) where he grew up, spent most of his childhood and early adulthood. He moved to New York City in 2007 and actively danced participated in the Bhangra dance singing intro songs for performances at different community festivals in NYC area. In 2011, along with his good friend Gurpreet Singh aka Guru, formed a Punjabi band called Rhythm Tolee where he is the lead singer.
After more than 4 years of actively performing live at various well know music venues in the greater New York City area, such as DROM, Pianos, Silvana, The Cake Shop, The Way Station etc. and music festivals such as South Asian Performing Arts Festival (where his band won the Audience Award in September 2015), Nav Deep, wrote and released his debut single “Nakhre”(White Hill Music) on Feb 3rd 2017 via White Hill Music. This track reflects a playful attitude of a girl and how a guy expresses his love for her. This song is featuring prolific UK rapper Raxstar, Samrat Chakrabarti composed the music and the video which 400K views was directed by non-other than Parmod Sharma Rana.