Internationally recognized Bhangra Fusion band Best New Artist Nominee Brit Asia Music Awards
En Karma is a distinct and unmatched commodity in the Bhangra industry. The only Punjabi band in North America, En Karma’s members deliver musicianship and performance abilities without compare. Drawing on their UK inspirations for live band arrangements and infused with their more contemporary influences in Vancouver, En Karma has created a unique Bhangra sound that is all their own.
For the uninitiated, Bhangra is a popular dance music style that is a global fusion of Punjabi folk traditions with western Pop, Hip Hop, House, and Reggae. As emerging leaders of the Bhangra movement, En Karma have quickly generated international buzz. In 2010, En Karma was nominated for a Brit Asia Award, headlined the Spotlight on India showcase at CMW in Toronto, and performed three times during the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
En Karma’s self-titled 2010 debut album hit number one on the Canadian World Music charts for iTunes and number three in the UK world music charts. Their video single for "Tere Bina Nahi Nachna" remained in the top ten BBC Asian Music charts for ten weeks. The album features collaborations with the UK’s Bhangra sensation H Dhami, megastars KS Makhan and Sanjay Seran, Vancouver’s Hip Hop star A-Slam, and Toronto’s MC JD.
En Karma’s second album #enkarmafied did exceptionally well in the first few days of launching. The album hit the number two spot on the world itunes chart in under twelve hours.
Past Performances Include:
Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival
Kelowna Music Festival
VIBC Quantum Bhangra – Vancouver Olympics
O Zone –Vancouver Olympics
The Oval, Richmond, BC
Surrey Holland Park Celebration
Canada vs. India 7 Test Series Gala Dinner
Komasket Music Festival
International Jazz Music Festival
Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto
Dragon Boat Festival
Surrey Fusion Festival
Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, New York
Global Music Festival
Vegas Vaisakhi Mela