Gurcharan Mall, Now widely known as King G Mall - is one of the most prolific musical personalities in the Bhangra industry anywhere in the world since 1968. His talent, achievements and persona epitomise the core roots of Bhangra.
Having being a key part of the birth of Bhangra music industry in the western world and having given his soul to the movement. King G. is truly without a doubt, the first pioneer of making the Dhol popular around the World, with his bubbly previously unseen style of playing. He symbolises the music genre like no other musician of his generation.
KING G MALL ACHIEVEMENTS
-2010: Music Builds Bridges International Music - Appreciation Award Dhol Blasters.
-2010: Recorder breaker first time 4 non-Asians singing in Punjabi - King G’s “AAO JI”
-2009: NEW World Record 632 Dholis playing for 12mins & 42 secs in Birmingham
-2009: N.R.I – Pravasi Bhartuya Divas Award. British High/Com to India Sir Richard Stagg
SETTING STANDARDS & WORLD RECORDS
-First of its kind – Music Builds Bridges – International Music & Dance Festival.
-First of its kind - One Punjabi song “King G’s AAO JI” sung by 4 non-Asian artist from 4 different Countries.
-First Asian Artist - To appear so often in Local, National & International News papers, Magazines & T.V.
-First of its kind 2004/2010 – shop keepers and other Establishments in England & Punjab are using G.Mall’s photo’s to advertise their business.
THESE DANCE AND DHOL WORKSHOPS HAVE BEEN ORGANISED AND RUN BY GURCHARAN MALL
Abbey Road School - Sandwell
Aston University - Birmingham
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Broadway Comprehensive School - Birmingham
BBC Pebble Mill Studios
Central Television - Birmingham
19/12:King G's Christmas Aaya Launch Party
Christmas Aaya launch party @ the curve leicester.
15/12: New Album Release
New Christmas Aaya single released on 17th Dec. All proceeds go to charity.
15/11: New Dhol Blasters Website
Please tell us what you think of our new website and what we could do to improve it
18/06: New Single: King G's - AAO JI
4 non-Asian artists from 4 different countries singing this beautiful Bhangra song.