The Bilz & KashifThe Canada-based urban/pop group The Bilz & Kashif broke barriers with their debut album, The Bilz Album, in 2006―and they haven’t slowed down since. Producer-artist duo Vicious and Master-D join forces with R&B/pop artist Kashif to create a unique urban/pop sound that has made them a fan favorite from Montreal to Mumbai. Their early singles “2 Step Bhangra” and “Spanish Fly” gained international commerical success, reaching no. 4 on the Top 7@7 chart on Toronto’s Z103.5, and earning the group a spot on MySpace’s Top 10 Independent Canadian Artists. The video for “2 Step Bhangra” received more than 700,000 views on Youtube, held the no. 1 spot on MTV Desi for 3 weeks, gained medium rotation on Much Music and Much Vibe, and was licensed to a MTV Canada commercial. The single also won them the Best Dance Video of the Year at the 2007 Bollywood Music Awards. In 2008, they released the smash single “Turn the Music Up,” which received more than 900,000 views on YouTube. The Bilz & Kashif have performed alongside platinum-selling artists including Enrique Iglesias, VengaBoys, 112, Belly, Crystal Waters, Massari and Bobby Valentino. The trio have been busy since their debut release. In early 2009, they gave back to their fans with “He’s Nothing But a Loser,” a promo track that got nearly 100,000 downloads as well as placement on every major international urban blog. They kicked off summer with a tour in Germany, and were invited to perform at DutchVersity’s The King Movement in Amsterdam. They’ve recently signed a ringtone deal with Jamster, will make their Hollywood music debut with a track in Catherine Zeta-Jones’ The Rebound, and will be featured in the animated Bollywood movie EKEH 2.0, starring Bollywood stars Firoz Khan, Fardeen Khan and Rakhi Sawant.
KashifIntroducing the Asian prince of R&B. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Kashif is a show-stopping performer, entertainer and an amazing songwriter. Mr. Khan is described by many record executives as North America’s best kept secret and the next big thing in music. He has an explosive stage presence, a charismatic personality and a uniqueness that is distinctively his own. The newest soul sensation and extremely gifted young artist strives to be a major crossover artist making great music that is innovative, creative and original. Fusing R&B/ Bhangra / hip-hop and world sounds, Kashif is the fresh breath of air and what the game's been missing. nce upon a time the singer-songwriter and composer was one-fifth of Inmotion, Quebec's most successful French Pop/R&B group. The quintet tasted success at the top of the charts with the #1 hit smash single "Sauve Moi" written by Kashif. Shortly after the R&B crooner's contract with the group ended, destiny would bring the young superstar to work with long time friends, industry shakers and producers, The Bilz (DJ Vicious & Master D). Since then, The Bilz and Kashif have made history and created hysteria with the groundbreaking massive smash single "2Step Bhangra" and "Spanish Fly (O Meri Rani", the 2nd hot single off The Bilz album that blew up radio and television networks worldwide making Kashif a household name. The success of the two club bangers propelled him into the spotlight as one of the shining stars in the urban music industry being the most requested song on mainstream radio across Canada holding the # 4 spot on Z103.5 FM’s Top 7 at 7, right below Justin Timberlake & Beyoncé. Now the Asian/Canadian artist is ready to move onto the next phase of his career and perform like you've never seen him before. With sexy, sultry soulful ballads and hard hitting up-tempo hits, there's no doubt, Kashif is the artist to watch for this year.
Master-DMontreal's most versatile producer and 2nd half of THE BILZ Production team, Subir "Master-D" Dev is no rookie. Producing hits before they hit shelves by working with artists such as Keshia Chante & Foxy Brown and recently with Platinum selling World/Pop phenomenon, Chantal Chamandy on Ninemuse Records hitting no.16 on Billboard Dance Club Play in the U.S! Master-D debuts his vocal abilities on the brand new album - BREAKING BARRIERS by The Bilz & Kashif, singing both in Punjabi & Hindi. Stay Tuned for more heat coming your way by Master-D along with an album under negociations to be the first to bring an Urban produced Bengali album!
DregaMixtape born Toronto native artist, Drega broke into the scene when he featured on The Bilz & Kashif’s hit single “O Meri Rani (Spanish Fly)”, and other street remixes like “Nothing But a Loser”, “This is Why we Hot”, “Candy Girl” and his last album “Man of the Year” that has been gaining traction on its own with over 50,000 downloads to date.