Find the best Bhangra lessons, classes, and instructors on HeyKiki and learn how to practice Bhangra. Bhangra music exploded in the UK during the late 1980s and early 1990s due to an influx of first and second generation immigrants from the Punjab region of India. It is seen as an eclectic mix of South Asia and Western music, drawing from a heavy folk influence in both regions. As it grew in popularity later on, the genre started to embrace a much more hip-hop-based sound and moved further into the mainstream. Today, it is practiced in numerous countries and, with its widespread influences in hand, played in a bunch of different ways.