Starting out at house parties and small clubs back in 1995, Yogi-G has played for just about every crowd in town. His style is very versatile, ranging from the latest club dance hits and old skool favorites all the way to all out bhangra/bollywood and international music. The one thing you can expect when Yogi-G hits the decks is a guaranteed unforgettable time! Over the years, Yogi-G has had many stints and guest spots all over Houston including Blue Label, District Lounge, Deco Lounge, The Social, Belvedere, La Strada, Hotel ZaZa, The Roof, Touch, Swank Lounge, Toc Bar, Senioritas, Red Star, Bond, Gatsby, Boaka Bar, Rich's, Lotus Lounge, Crystal, Club Spy, Club OZ, Azure, Mantra and more.
Yogi-G was instrumental in creating a unique event called "Turntablas on the Bayou". For years, this event was responsible for showcasing the global SouthAsian talent in Houston. Currently, Yogi has been busy putting together Houston's Only Bollywood Event, BOLLYWOOD BEAT! Yogi-G has also played alongside of many artists and djs including the Geto Boys, Apache Indian, Bally Sagoo, DJ Aqeel, Dj Suketu, Nawed Khan, BassNectar, dj Low-B (MIA's Dj), Dj Kayper (BBC London), Russel Peters, Nickodemus, Midival Punditz, Karsh Kale, Navdeep and Zakhm, Dave Sharma, The1Shanti, Dj Rekha, Jay Dabhi, MOBONIX, Janaka Selecta, Maneesh the Twister, dj Sharaab, and many more.
Radio has always been a passion for Yogi. Back in 1998 on Music Masala Radio , he was in charge of music programming, creating commercial ad spots and mixing live throughout the shows and cruises. Currently, Yogi co-hosts his own radio show, Generasian Radio, since 2002 on KPFT 90.1 fm. Having created, produced, and hosted the only South Asian program of its kind on the FM dial in the US, Yogi-G allows listeners of all backgrounds and ethnicities to explore the Desi culture for two hours every Thursday afternoon from 1-3pm.
As one-half of the MahaBeatz, Yogi-G has mashed up, remixed and produced many tracks over the years. In 1997, Yogi and partner Pankaj Patel created the remix album "Desi Flava", showcasing their love for bollywood/bhangra and hiphop and house beats. Again in 2001, Yogi-G and partner Dj Alx helped remix for the Cd "Music Masala: Generation M", a best seller amongst South Asian Youth and Dj. In 2002, Yogi was put in charge of organizing and creating the music for "Where's the Party, Yaar?" , a South Asian Comedy based on real life events and parties in the USA.
ASHISH "DJ ALX" PATEL
For the past 20 years, DJ ALX has performed at some of the world's hottest clubs and venues! When it comes to pleasing the crowd, this California born now Texas based DJ is seasoned and ready to play! With a mixing style that seamlessly blends together today's hits with all-time classics, DJ ALX versatility continues to excite the masses. Music lovers can enjoy tracks from genres including: electro, dance, rock, reggae, r&b, pop, classic, funk and soul to hip-hop and don't forget his passion for Bollywood/Bhangra.
With Bollywood running thru his blood DJ ALX was exposed at a young age with his uncle the late great Sanjeev Kumar on how to entertain people. His skills, showmanship and vocal presence on the microphone captivate wherever he plays!
DJ ALX is one half of MahaBeatz which is a production crew DJ ALX and Yogi-G remixed their first album, "Generation M". DJ ALX is also a co-host of GenerAsian Radio on 90.1 FM KPFT where he is able to stretch his musical taste and experiment with world music. DJ Alx started in the mid 90's as a true turntable DJ and has continued his passion on vinyl with a technological twist.
If you are looking for a DJ who has the Club experience and would like that vibe presented at your event or reception DJ ALX has you covered.
|DJ DEVAN SHAH
At the young age of three, Devan's love for music started in the kitchen, where he would pull out his mother's pots and pans and play away on his makeshift drum set. As he grew older, Devan spent summers in India learning the Tablas and Dhol and by the time he was fourteen, he was touring the US with the Nayak Group and placed at local garbas and conventions.
When Devan started college in Houston, he met DJ Yogi-G who introduced him to the art of mixing and scratching. The transition from drums to discs came naturally to Devan and after spending 5 years mentoring with Yogi-G, Devan has developed his own unique style and distinct vibe that keeps the crowd enthralled and pumped all night long.
Now spending most of his time behind a set of turntables DJ-ing around the U.S, Devan can be found spinning the latest in top 40's, house, old school 80's & 90's hits, remixes and an array of Bollywood music. Devan will blend the perfect mix for your event and will create a unique and unforgettable ambiance.
DEVANG "DEVO" SHELAT
|EMCEE DEVANG "DEVO" SHELAT
Starting out as a dj and dancer, Devang Shelat has been providing
entertainment for parties for the past 10 years. Devang got into mcing back
in 2008 when he hosted the first annual Raas All Stars National
Championship. Since that day, Devang has become a fixture in many major
competitions around the country and here in texas. Working along side
performers such as Paul Varghese, Ishaara (America's Got Talent), Yogi - G,
and many more major performers in the entertainment industry.
Devang got his start by djing small parties back in high school and college,
and from there began to develop his creativity by forming a award winning
dance crew called the "Rickshaw Ryders". After winning multiple competitions
and performing at shows here in texas and all over the U.S. Devang was asked
to join Music Masala as a Music Masala Cruise Dancer. After working with
Music Masala for 2 years, Devang was exposed to a variety of unique
opportunities to entertain crowds in the most captivating way. Fluent in
Hindi and Gujrati, Devang was able to flex his emcee skills on many
occasions and keep the energy alive for hours on end. Once the word of his
performance at the first annual Raas All Stars was posted all over the
internet and dance community websites, his popularity took off, he has
hosted many of the biggest competitions including UT Taal, Raas All Stars,
Garba With Attitude, UTA Sangam , UCSD Taare Zameen Par and many more! While
working with Yogi-G, Devang has been instrumental in the success of events
such as the Tremont Hotel's 8th Annual Mardi Gras event, Oxyde Chemicals
Corporate Retreat and many other events. The reviews of his performances
always talk about the high energy and the constant laughter the crowd
experienced with his jokes.
Bringing together the showmanship of Hollywood and the essence of Bollywood,
Devang has been able to captivate crowds all over the nation. Whether it be
a wedding, competition, gala, corporate event, community event or just a
party that you want to be amazing, he will surely bring your party to life and
ensure that all your guests will have a great time. And beware of his dance
moves, they are legendary....!
|DHOLI TOKI SINGH