24 episodes

Hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
Our show plays host to iconic British Asian DJs, musicians, radio personalities, fashion designers, comedians and industry professionals. With them, we’ll discover their experiences with Punjabi and other urban music, and the role that they played in their personal, artistic and professional stories of their lives. We’ll look at our shared love for music and our shared appreciation for what it means to be the people we are, from the community we all come from.
Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup.
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Roots and Rhymes Chunz & Makh

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 19 Ratings

Hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
Our show plays host to iconic British Asian DJs, musicians, radio personalities, fashion designers, comedians and industry professionals. With them, we’ll discover their experiences with Punjabi and other urban music, and the role that they played in their personal, artistic and professional stories of their lives. We’ll look at our shared love for music and our shared appreciation for what it means to be the people we are, from the community we all come from.
Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup.
DONATE NOW - https://we-make-events.raisely.com/rootsandrhymes

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    010. AJD

    010. AJD

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    Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
    Roots and Rhymes is all about celebrating this new cultural wave - looking forward to where it will take us all next, but more importantly, looking back at the music and inspirations of what brought us where we are now. Founded and hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
    As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup.

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    009. Jaz Dhami

    009. Jaz Dhami

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    Chunz and Makh are back for a brand new season and they're joined by UK Punjabi Entertainer and singer, H-Dhami. We talk about his early aspirations of being a Dhol and Bhangra Dancer and how he's now following in his father's footsteps.
    Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
    Roots and Rhymes is all about celebrating this new cultural wave - looking forward to where it will take us all next, but more importantly, looking back at the music and inspirations of what brought us where we are now. Founded and hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
    As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup.

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    • 1 hr 38 min
    008. Panjabi Hit Squad

    008. Panjabi Hit Squad

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    Chunz and Makh are back for a brand new season and they're joined by UK Punjabi Entertainer and singer, H-Dhami. We talk about his early aspirations of being a Dhol and Bhangra Dancer and how he's now following in his father's footsteps.
    Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
    Roots and Rhymes is all about celebrating this new cultural wave - looking forward to where it will take us all next, but more importantly, looking back at the music and inspirations of what brought us where we are now. Founded and hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
    As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup.

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    • 1 hr 23 min
    007. Sukki Menon

    007. Sukki Menon

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    Chunz and Makh are back for a brand new season and they're joined by UK Punjabi Entertainer and singer, H-Dhami. We talk about his early aspirations of being a Dhol and Bhangra Dancer and how he's now following in his father's footsteps.
    Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
    Roots and Rhymes is all about celebrating this new cultural wave - looking forward to where it will take us all next, but more importantly, looking back at the music and inspirations of what brought us where we are now. Founded and hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
    As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup.

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    006. Nihal Arthanayake

    006. Nihal Arthanayake

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    Chunz and Makh are back for a brand new season and they're joined by UK Punjabi Entertainer and singer, H-Dhami. We talk about his early aspirations of being a Dhol and Bhangra Dancer and how he's now following in his father's footsteps.
    Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
    Roots and Rhymes is all about celebrating this new cultural wave - looking forward to where it will take us all next, but more importantly, looking back at the music and inspirations of what brought us where we are now. Founded and hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
    As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    005. Raxstar

    005. Raxstar

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    Chunz and Makh are back for a brand new season and they're joined by UK Punjabi Entertainer and singer, H-Dhami. We talk about his early aspirations of being a Dhol and Bhangra Dancer and how he's now following in his father's footsteps.
    Join us on our journey through the scene as we reminisce, promote and celebrate one of the most diverse and exciting cultural movements on the planet.
    Roots and Rhymes is all about celebrating this new cultural wave - looking forward to where it will take us all next, but more importantly, looking back at the music and inspirations of what brought us where we are now. Founded and hosted by UK-based veteran deejay Chunz alongside his co-host and microphone controller Makh, who both witnessed and were part of the 2000’s UK Bhangra revolution first-hand, this podcast explores how urban culture and music has shaped the incredible Brit-Asian pop-culture we’re experiencing today.
    As a part of the brand-new season of the podcast, Roots & Rhymes have made a commitment to reach an initial target of £1000 which will be donated to #WeMakeEvents chosen charity Backup

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    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

SinghSingh29 ,

Great podcast!!

This podcast is amazing both of the hosts have great energy, Ive really enjoyed hearing the conversations so far. The platform their giving artists to share their journey is fantastic. Long may it continue .... Congrats so far guys.

shwena- ,

🔥🔥

Thoroughly enjoyed listening to all the episodes and super excited for what’s to come in Season 2!

SimmySid ,

Finally a fresh relevant music podcast !

These two guys are raising some really good nostalgia along with awareness of the real talent that lies within the ever growing Asian British music industry. Hugely enjoyable to listen to!

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