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Encyclopedia > JoSH (band)

JoSH is a Montreal-based Indian/Pakistani fusion band. Their songs showcase both modern and traditional bhangra beats and music, but are strongly influenced by hip hop and pop music. Motto: Concordia Salus Coordinates: Country Canada Province Quebec Founded 1642 Established 1832 City Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area    - City 366. ... Bhangra (Punjabi: , , ) is a lively dance originating from the region of Punjab, now divided between North India and Pakistan. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ...

While largely unknown in their home country of Canada, JoSH is extremely popular in South Asia, particularly in India and Pakistan. Their sophomore album, Kabhi, as well as its title track, remained in both Indian and MTV World Top 20 lists for 26 weeks from October 2004 to January 2005. Additionally, JoSH was awarded MTV India's 2004 "Immie" award for Best New Non-Film Artist. JoSH is primarily comprised of: MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ...

  • Q (Qurram Hussain): vocals, compositions, lyrics, guitar, keyboard, drum programming, webmaster, graphics
  • Rup (Rupinder Magon): vocals, compositions, lyrics, percussion, tabla, dhol, nalak


For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Main Hoon Tanha is the debut album of JoSH, released in 2002. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kabhi is the major label debut album of JoSH, released in 2004. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mausam is the second major label album of JoSH, released on November 1, 2006. ...

External links

  • Official Homepage
  • Montreal Gazette article



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