SOUTH ASIAN POP JOINS UNFORGETTABLE TOUR CANADA!
( Catchin' up with... 'The Bilz & Kashif' - Read the Interview )
Ethnic Guru Inc, Canada's fastest growing Event & Production management company has signed the biggest South Asian pop group in North America, The Bilz & Kashif, to open the Unforgettable Tour in Canada.
The Bilz & Kashif, the group's debut album broke barriers in the Canadian music industry with their smash international singles, 2 Step Bhangra and O Meri Rani that dominated radio waves all across Canada and internationally. The singles reached #4 on the Top 7@7 charts on Z103.5FM in Toronto for 3 weeks standing one notch above Beyonce and Justin Timberlake. They have performed with the likes of platinum selling artists such as Enrique Iglesias, VengaBoys, 112, Crystal Waters and Bobby Valentino. Also, their huge popularity helped them attain their status as MySpace's Top 10 Independent Canadian Artists.
With 2 Step Bhangra and O Meri Rani receiving major rotation on mainstream radio stations, the video received over 700,000 views on Youtube, reached #1 on MTV Desi for 3 weeks, gained play on Much Music, Much Vibe and licensed "2 Step Bhangra" to a MTV Canada commercial. The Bilz & Kashif also won the "Best Dance Video of the Year" award for their lead single, 2 Step Bhangra, at the Bollywood Music Awards held at the Trump Taj Casino.
2008 is already a big year for The Bilz & Kashif, as they have recently signed a deal to feature their music in an animated Bollywood movie EKEH 2.0 starring Firoz Khan, Fardeen Khan, and Koena Mitra and also earned the front cover of DesiYouth Magazine. Furthermore, their much anticipated single "Turn the Music Up" which has already gained rotation on mainstream radio stations, with over 30,000 spins on YouTube and MySpace, along with the exclusive online release on Desihits.com, their brand new album is set to release this summer and expected to reach new heights in the music industry. They are now ready to rock the stage at the Unforgettable Tour in Canada, promising an explosive stage presence and electrifying performance.
The Unforgettable Tour, a never seen before extravaganza of Indian Cinema magic, is being unveiled on 18 July 2008 in Toronto. The first leg of the tour spans 10 cities, traveling to exotic destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trinidad & Tobago, Houston, Atlantic City, New York, Vancouver, London Amsterdam and Toronto, the tour promises to be an out-of-the-world experience, an event that would leave Indian movie fans asking for more. The Unforgettable Tour' will bring together, for the very first time, the first family of Indian cinema - the legendary Bachchans - Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on one stage.
Globally produced by India's very own Wizcraft Entertainment International, the Unforgettable Tour brings to stage for the first time the biggest names in Indian Cinema, and now, the biggest name in the Canadian South Asian music industry – The Bilz & Kashif.
- Global Premiere - Toronto: Friday July 18, 2008 at Rogers Centre.
- Vancouver: Saturday August 16, 2008 at General Motors Place.