|Global Party Starters
Major Lazer meets Delhi 2 Dublin
|Global Party Starters is an urban EDM group from Vancouver headed by Juno nominated DJ A-Slam. They put an Indian twist on popular urban anthems while also releasing chart topping original songs.
The Global Party Starters are on a mission to break South Asian artists out of niche markets and expose them to a wider musical audience.
The group also includes DJ REKing, SatsB, Seven and Anjali. Their live show is an awesome mix of DJ, MCs, Dhol (Punjabi drum) and singers. The group is also available to appear with dancers!
Fall of 2017 Global Party Starters released their much anticipated sophmore album, "TONIGHT", featuring radio charting artists Elise Estrada and J. young.
The group aims to win a Juno in Vancouver in 2018 in the EDM/Dance category & a title that no South Asian artist has yet received.
GPS, has been nominated for two Canadian Songwriting Awards, were semi-finalists in the Unsigned Only Music Competition, achieved cross-Canada radio play, won a Telus StoryHive grant, and spent the summer on the Stingray hit list alongside DJ Khaled and Calvin Harris.
Their music videos have been featured in several film festivals including Toronto’s FILM festival and the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival.
GPS has turned heads for their signature style of taking EDM into non-traditional territory, blending South Asian instrumentation with electronic beats, hip-hop influences and R&B vocals.
Their music often contains strong political themes, recently focusing on issues like domestic violence and the taboo of cross-cultural marriage. They received media attention for their music video "Gone" released on the International Day to End Violence again women and is based on a true story.
You can read more about it in the CBC article under the promo section or by clicking here!
Listen to the interview here.