Taza Tal

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Taza Tal from UC Santa Cruz to talk about their mash up of Touch It and Maate Vinadhuga, which you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6KdiNJjTWg.

Naya Zamaana

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Naya Zamaana from UCLA, to talk about their mash up of original songs, War of Hearts and Bekhayali, which you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D16DSkxzSNo.

Dil Se

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Dil Se from UC Berkeley to talk about their tune Main Hoon Na, which you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PnYGFExd4s.

UW Awaaz

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, UW Awaaz to hear about their time competing this year and their mashup of Bird Set Free and Duaa, which can be heard here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg6JbWrIiTo.

RAAG

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, RAAG from Rutgers, and the runners up of the 2021 competition! The group won awards for Outstanding Solo in a Non-South Asian song!

Check out their tune Samajavaragamana here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5JW4UvV7sk.

Hum A Cappella

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Hum A Cappella from the University of Texas at Austin, and the third place winners of the 2021 competition! The group won awards for Outstanding Theme and Outstanding Visual Performance!

Check out their mashup of Movement x O Saathi Re here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrLAD8Tgs2E.

Dhun A Capella

Rachael sits down with All-American Awaaz finalists, Dhun A Capella from the University of Houston, and the ultimate winners of the 2021 competition! The group won awards for Outstanding Arrangement, Outstanding Visual Performance, Outstanding Vocal Percussion, and Outstanding Solo in a South Asian song!

Check out their mashup of Sanam Re and La La La here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmQvI1Ep8vU.

6ID

Rachael sits down with 2021 Open International finalists 6ID, from Spain, to discuss their Mashup Latino, which won the group awards for Outstanding Vocal Percussion for Camino Moreno and Outstanding Choreography for the whole group at semis and won them an award for Outstanding Choreography at finals AND a second place win for the entire competition! ยกMuchisimos felicitaciones para las chicas de 6ID!

Check out their semis submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Etk-7hT4yag.

Check out their finals submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfWZ94g_Ke8.

Black to Gold

Rachael sits down with 2021 Open Northeast finalists Black to Gold to discuss their submission, “Minefields”, which won the group awards for Outstanding Choreography for Stefanie Sambrano and Outstanding Mix for Connor Martin at semis.

Check out the group’s submission at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3elHbR1Y2Gc.

A-KA

Rachael sits down with 2021 Open Canadian finalists A-KA to talk about their song, Tempo, which won the group an award for Outstanding Vocal Percussion for Ethan Chu at semis.

Check out their submission here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtliOON4snQ.