Raj Daffu, born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. He began playing Dhol in 1999 and it all changed during Vaisakhi 300 in Nairobi when he saw a few Dhol Players performing. He approached Kuljinder singh Lotta(Ron Lotta) and asked him to teach him how to play the Dhol, reinstating his passion for Dhol and Punjabi music. He got his first dhol in 2000 and from then on, continued learning the basics from Ron every Saturday. Raj moved to moved to New York City and and accompanied Ustad Jarnail Singh, New York Based Dhol Player to events and performed alongside with him for events.