A Curated Mixtape By America’s Dopest Desi DJ – DJ Sharad – Featuring The Hottest Urban Desi Anthems from around the world
DJ Sharad is a household name within New York’s South Asian community. His legendary “All Star” parties in the 90’s and early 2000’s brought thousands of South Asian twenty-somethings together to dance to his classic DJ sets consisting of Hip Hop, Dancehall, Classics, currents and of course his signature blend of Urban Desi Anthems, Bollywood, Bhangra & Bollyhood style of music.
In the mid 2000’s he created a series of now classic mix tapes which took the world by storm. Many of the artists he featured on his mixes went on to become platinum global artists selling millions of records and performing around the world. His mix tapes, ear for music, and knowledge of global culture has kept him touring and playing events around the globe for the past 2 decades.
American Born Certified Desi Volume 2 is the cousin of American Born Certified Desi Volume 1. This project gives the listener a commercial sound with a pop vibe. ABCD 2 contains chart topping hits that have been breaking dance floors along with selections by up and coming artists labeled as “CERTIFIED DESI” by NYC’s authority, DJ SHARAD. The carefully curated mix enables the listener to clearly understand how our sound has been influenced by Hip Hop, R&B, and Dancehall but remains true to Desi roots and culture on every level. DJ Sharad continues to be the bridge between the Desi and Hip Hop community and will continue to push boundaries with every mixtape release.