“It’s amazing. I think like there were over 5,000 groups that were originally considered, and it’s really an amazing experience for us to be in the top 8,” said Shrivats Kannan, a member of the group.
Members said they felt it’s important to mash American songs with Hindi songs to promote their South Asian culture.
“Penn Masala’s a way to combine those really two most important parts of our lives, which is the heritage and our current lives here in the United States,” said Sachit Gali, a member of the group.
Their videos highlight their South Asian culture.
“It’s good to finally get some awareness out. Obviously, our group has been