credit: Subhi Music
Subhi is an Indian-American singer-songwriter based in Chicago. She has been a performer & speaker at numerous prestigious venues including Kennedy Center (D.C.), SXSW 2018 (Texas), TEDx Talks (Chicago) & Google HQ (Mountain View) as part of Talks at Google series.
Subhi's music promotes cross-cultural exchange of creative dialogues. Shaitaan Dil, the name of her debut album showcases a blend of her Indian roots & the prominent Jazz culture of Chicago. It was during her travels between Mumbai-Chicago that the songs were written & highlight her journey as an artist. Her album was co-presented by the Jazz Institute of Chicago and was part of The Official Jazz Club Tour 2017.
In May 2018, Subhi was selected as one of the five artists to be featured on Emmy Award winning annual show Asian Influences on ABC7 Chicago. She was the only artist invited to perform at their studio.
While in India, Subhi has worked with leading Indian Digital platforms: Y-Films & The Viral Fever. She composed for National Award winning film director Nila Madhab Panda.
Subhi will debut her second album at SXSW. The album will be a blend of Folk, Pop & Bassa Nova with lyrics in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi & English.
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