Panjabi Hit Squad

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Panjabi Hit Squad
Origin Southall, West London
Genres Urban Asian Fusion, Desi Beats, BollyHood
Occupation(s) DJ, producer, songwriter
Labels Major Moves, Universal
Website www.panjabihitsquad.com
Members Rav
Dee
Past members Markie Mark
Amo

Panjabi Hit Squad consist of members Dee & Rav, British Asian artists formally signed to the UK imprint of the hip-hop giant, Def Jam.

Broadcasting career[edit]

BBC 1Xtra[edit]

Panjabi Hit Squad formally presented a weekly radio programme on BBC 1Xtra until 2009. The show included new music from the UK and based on music influenced from the south Asian subcontinent known as Desi Beats [1]

BBC Asian Network[edit]

Panjabi Hit Squad present a weekly radio programme every Saturday from 18:00-21:00 (GMT) on the BBC Asian Network playing Hip-Hop, R&b, Bhangra and Bollywood.[2]

Emirates[edit]

Panjabi Hit Squad host a mix show on the ICE (Information, Communication, Entertainment) in-flight entertainment system operated by Emirates_(airline). [3]

Awards[edit]

Panjabi Hit Squad won EASTERN EYE AMA for Best Radio DJ at the UK Asian Music Awards 2005. [4] In 2012 Panjabi Hit Squad were awarded The Best Club DJ Award at the UK Asian Music Awards[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Statistics Singles
The Album
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Indiasound/Tiger
  • "Shaher"
  • "Dil Churaliya feat Dee"
  • "Paun Bhangra"
The Streets
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: Tiger
  • "Jawani"
  • "Dil Churaliya remix feat Dee"
  • "Kuriyeh"
  • "Hai Hai"
Desi Beats E.P.
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: AV8 Records
  • "Get Crunked Up"
  • "Bhangra Pauna"
  • "Stolen(Dil) Feat Jay-Z"
  • "Sharaab"
Desi Beats Vol.1
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Def Jam UK
  • "Hai Hai Remix"
  • "Mittran De"
  • "Fantasy Feat Dee"
  • "Shere Panjabi"
World Famous
  • Released: 2012/2013
  • Label: Major Moves/Universal Music India
  • "DIl Mera peak position: Number 1 (UK Asian Download Chart)[6]
  • "Fulkari peak position: Number 3 (UK Asian Download Chart)[6]
  • "Shake It peak position: Number 10 (UK Asian Download Chart)[6]
  • "Miss Soniyeh"
  • "Dil mera Feat Rahat Fateh Ali Khan"
  • "Fulkari"
  • "DISCO Feat Richa Sharma & Krishna Beuru"
  • "Sun Mundeya"
  • "Thoda Thoda"
  • "Shake It"
  • "World Famous Boliyan"
  • "Meri Jaan"

Remixes[edit]

Artist Track Label





  • Taz Feat Sway, Biggz, Sharky Major


  • "Baby"

  • "Boy (I Need You)"

  • "Dude"

  • "Dip It Low"

  • "Slow Down"

  • "Cowboys & Indians"

  • "Ride It"

  • Maybe
  • Def Jam

  • Def Jam

  • Virgin

  • Def Soul

  • DTP/Def Jam

  • Def Jam UK

  • Jayded/2point9

  • Jayded/2point9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Radio 1Xtra - Panjabi Hit Squad". Bbc.co.uk. 2009-04-19. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  2. ^ "BBC Asian Network - Panjabi Hit Squad". Bbc.co.uk. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Ice ondemand - Emirates : November 2011". Fly4.emirates.com. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  4. ^ "Artists unite to celebrate British Asian Music". Retrieved 24 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "stars come out to shine at the lebara mobile asian music awards". Retrieved 25 Oct 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c "ASIAN MUSIC DOWNLOAD CHART - 24TH MARCH 2012". Desispy.com. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 

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