Urban DesiConference & Concert
A one of its kind multi-day event comprising of a state of the art concert and an interactive conference in the capital of the world curating entertainers and individuals of the South Asian diaspora at the global crossroads of the world.

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About Urban Desi
Conference & Concert

Leading global South Asian artists of the Urban Desi scene perform at a state of the art concert venue in the heart of the world – Times Square, New York City! Top singers, rappers, DJ’s, and entertainers of the diaspora will be individually performing their latest hit music including collaborations for an unforgettable experience.


The day prior will be the conference, encompassing interactive panels with top South Asian personalities. Entrepreneurs, executives, artists, academics, comedians, filmmakers, producers, and international committee members will be in attendance.

Our Performing Concert Artists
A preview of the singers, rappers, producers, DJ's and entertainers for the Urban Desi Concert 2018
Known world-wide as the creator of Punjabi rap, Bohemia is a rapper and a music producer from California. He started his career as a near-novelty, a Desi teenager from California, delivering, hardcore rap music, a style of music which was unheard of at the time. But within a few years he has pretty much reinventing...
UK based artist known for his fusion of contemporary Western sounds, combining soulful R&B with elements of South Asian music. A multi-instrumentalist, capable of playing the guitar, piano, bass, drums and flute, on top of singing and beat-boxing. Signed to India’s biggest record label T-Series. His song “Suit” (2017) along with Guru Randhawa has over...
One of the hottest artists right now from the UK that has made his name all over India with T-Series and the globe with his fans. Zack started his career by ghost-writing for some big names such as Tinie Tempah and Ginuwine. Signed to India’s biggest music label, T-Series and has successfully released some massive...
Samica is a rising Los Angeles based artist, known for her mellow and soulful voice. She’s received acclaim for her popular acoustic covers of both American and South Asian music. She’s done beautiful redentions of Adele, Rihanna, Beyonce as well as Bollywood film music.  
North America’s biggest hip-hop/rap contribution to the Punjabi, Hindi and Urban Desi music industry. Fateh  made his Bollywood debut with the song ‘Lovely’  in the Shah Rukh Khan super hit film ‘Happy New Year’ (2014) He has worked alongside top artists including Dr. Zeus, Jazzy B, Kanika Kapoor, Jus Reign, Amrinder Gill, Jaz Dhami, The...
Jaz Dhami has been providing the scene with both traditional and Urban music for the past decade. Jaz Dhami delivered one of the biggest party anthems of our times alongside Honey Singh in 2012 – ‘High Heels,’ winning the best song at the PTC Awards. He is also the only South Asian artist to have...
One of the most respected and ‘loyal to the game’ rap artists that the Urban Desi scene has both underground and commercially. He has recently released a track featuring Dr. Zeus in a Bollywood film, ‘Kaalakaandi’ starring Saif Ali Khan with popular Hindi vocalist, Neha Bhasin. Songs such as ‘Queen’ (w/ Zack Knight), ‘Poison,’ ‘Signs’...
The PropheC writes and sings his own songs in Punjabi, and his influences range from classic singers to modern age singers. Founded PropheC Productions, an independent international music label. Over 25 million total YouTube views and counting daily. In 2011, he released his debut album ‘Forever,’  which was the top selling world album on iTunes...
Easily, one of the best Punjabi vocalists from North America with a perfect blend of both his roots of India and where he lives in the US. Originally starting as a DJ, he now writes and performs his own tracks gaining an immense loyal fanbase. ‘Rooftop Party’ featuring Mickey Singh and ‘Double Addi’ are two...
Internationally known artists, The Bilz & Kashif from Montreal made their debut in the Canadian music industry in 2006 with their international hit singles,”2 Step Bhangra” and “O Meri Rani – Spanish Fly”. The tracks dominated radio waves across the globe, reaching #4 on the Top 7@7 charts on Toronto’s z103.5FM, placing them one notch above...
Conference Venue
The Urban Desi Conference will be at the Kimmel Center at NYU

NYU Kimmel Center - Urban Desi Conference 2018

Concert Venue
The Urban Desi Concert will be at Irving Plaza, New York City

LIVE Nation Irving Plaza Urban Desi Concert 2018

Conference Schedule
Schedule for the Urban Desi Conference on March 29, 2018
Concert Schedule
Schedule for the Urban Desi Concert on March 30, 2018
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General Admission (Concert)
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Individual Admission to CONCERT

March 30th at 10:00pm

LIVE at Irving Plaza, New York City

VIP Admission (Concert)
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VIP Individual Admission to CONCERT

March 30th at 10:00pm

LIVE at Irving Plaza, New York City

VIP Fast-Line Access (No Wait)

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Individual Panel Pass (Conference)
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Individual Panel Admission to CONFERENCE

March 29th at at 6:00pm

8 Panels with Major Guest Speakers

Networking, Dinner, & Drinks

LIVE at Kimmel Center, NYU

Free Raffle
Win free prizes like autographed merch, dinner with the artists, gift cards, and more!
Our Partners
Official partners for #UDC2018

Presenting Partner

Saavn Artist Originals

State of the Art Concert
Interactive Conference
Exclusive Music Launches
Exclusive Pop-Up Shop
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Pictures from the conference and concert from previous years.
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