Badmarsh and Shri Biography – Document

Series nameDJ Badmarsh and Shri

This is a two page biography written by Outcaste Records in 2001 for their artists Badmarsh and Shri. The document traces their individual musical backgrounds, and contains information on how the duo became established. It also provides background information detailing their diverse musical styles. DJ Badmarsh and Shri produce contemporary dance music influenced by reggae, Latin, funk, hip-hop, African and Indian rhythms.

Date of Creation / Publication2001
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/ART/BS/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesOutcaste Records signed Badmarsh and Shri with the release of a remix version of Ananda Shankar
Collection notesA major label in world music, Outcaste Records was formed in 1995 by Shabs Jobanputra and Paul Franklyn. Based in London, the record label endeavours to maintain a creative space for artists of world music and produce music for and by young British Asians that reflect their South Asian and British cultural traditions. Outcaste are also dedicated to making this music increasingly accessible and appreciated to mainstream audiences.