5 new Belgian Hip-Hop tracks you don’t want to miss
The new year has just begun and we’re already here with an update on some new, fresh music! The Belgian Hip Hop scene is on fire and we couldn't be more proud. Last year was a great year for Belgian Hip Hop, but 2018 has got a lot in store for us and we’re ready for it! So let's kick off with our very first list of 2018.
Freddie King - Regen (Prod. Kembo)
Antwerp based rapper Freddie King, who’s namesake is the one and only Texas born blues musician, is back with a new track! After releasing Memories and Automatische Wapen earlier this year, Regen is the following track on his Debut EP 'Strakke Plan'. Make sure to check it out!
Graci - Kleurrijker (Prod. Staf & Malik)
With the release of his new album ‘Kleurrijker’ coming out on the 13th of January, Graci proudly presents us this track bearing the same name. It gives us a sneak peak of what’s about to come and we're absolutely ready for that!
Louis - Zwoare Verliezen
Louis is here with a very personal, emotional and raw track. He was inspired to write this track to cope with the loss of his father, who died of cancer little over a year ago. In his own dialect, our young and talented friend pours out his heart. Watch and listen to his first music video and be prepared to get kicked in the guts. Respect!
V.I.K - Downtown
Brussels based rapper V.I.K is back! He first got noticed in the year 2011 (feel old yet?!). Now that he’s all grown up, he’s ready to come out with his first EP! 'Ecorche' will be released on the 14th of January. He was kind enough to share some of his tracks with us. This clean and crisp video of Downtown was shot in the city of Rotterdam. What’s next? Nobody knows, but make sure to keep an eye out for this guy…
Deo Kenseo - Diamant (Prod. Lavito)
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