Meet the founder and director behind DOST. Meaning "Friend" DOST is the music-media distribution pipeline between the millions of desi diaspora and mainstream media. Via viral original content, live experiences, and artist partnerships.

The DOST founder provides a valuable little window into his experience in his mission to bridge the gap between the South Asian diaspora musicians and the music industry, including: working with Sid Sriram, the power of culture being represented through music, advice for those looking to enter the industry, as well as his current 5 desi diaspora music selects.

Ethnicity: Bangladeshi
Location: New York City, UK

Instagram: @rajidselim / @dostmeansfriend

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT - completed April 2024