I have definitely heard of the Dhol foundation. Thats good to know that I was thinking correctly about Bhangara. I never really read or learned much about it, but the stuff on youtube and my background with tabla kind of gave me an ear for it.
Another guy I've been listening to is Panjabi MC. Cool stuff, but I suspect he might be a little controversial among this contemporary genre since it seems he is like a Puff-Daddy type who samples things rather than puts together his own band... But still badass party music nonetheless.