Bartika Eam Rai is a multilingual singer-songwriter and musician of Nepali descent currently based out of New York, U.S. She began her musical career in Kathmandu’s underground music scene before becoming a solo artist and releasing her debut EP titled Bimbaakash in 2016. She is considered the pioneer in her generation to revive the way music is written and sung in Nepali, a language that is minority in the world map. Rai is one of frontrunners to introduce Nepali to New York's multicultural music scene. Her songs have appeared on all major radio stations and televisions in Nepal and she is increasingly performing in Nepali to both Nepali-speaking and non-Nepali speaking audiences. Rai is currently on her US pre-release tour for her second album ‘Taral’ scheduled to release on June 9th 2018. She is currently self-represented and self-managed.