6 New Belgian hip-hop tracks to check outThis weeks batch of new Belgian hip-hop tracks is a varied one; we got something for everyone this week. Crazy trap flows, epic productions, groovy vibes and lyrics in Dutch, French and English. New music by Moka Boka, Phasm & Krimi, IAMGUNZ, Ryan Eiffel, Shaka Shams, Krapuul and Redbull Beckvechten champ Tloc!
TheColorGrey: “I don’t want to limit myself as an artist”StampMedia interviewed Antwerp’s hip-hop revelation TheColorGrey about his career, how he writes songs and what’s coming for the 23-year old rapper. Known for hits ‘On&on’ and ‘You got to show me’, thousands of listeners are hooked to the smooth hip-hop beats from the young singer-songwrit
IAMGUNZ: “I’m working harder since fatherhood”With over 10 years of experience, Antwerp-based rapper IAMGUNZ is a certified household name in the Antwerp hip-hop scene. The Belgian/Congolese rapper recently released his third EP 'Big Daddy's World' and he's determined to continue his musical journey. The EP follows after the birth of his first son and GUNZ's musical career has definitely been influenced by fatherhood, he tells us.
Dengue Dengue Dengue! How Colombian cumbia brought a DJ duo from Lima to BerlinThe Peruvian DJ duo Dengue Dengue Dengue! is not to be confused with the disease dengue fever. Through their cumbia influenced productions and DJ sets, these two button wizards have built a career for themselves over the past 7 years. We sat down with the artists at AND& Festival to talk about the road they’ve traveled and how music inspires them today. Maybe their music library can inspire you too? Read all about it here.
How Berlin’s Club Culture and Politics work togetherWe had a chat with Lutz Leichsenring who made a huge contribution to making the Berlin club culture thrive. He works as a spokesman for the Berlin Clubcommission and is the founder of The Creative Footprint, an organization who looks at urban culture from a scientific view.
Underground Occupy Mainstream took over the Ancienne Belgique
The underground clubbing scene in Brussels has been struggling. There aren't enough locations where alternative music can unfold. As a means of protest, Underground Occupy Mainstream took over the Ancienne Belgique in quite an unusual way.
5 New Belgian Hip-Hop Tracks to check outThe weather might be heating up but the Belgian Hip-Hop scene ain't slowing down. Find out about the latest tracks from Sham x Berry, SCYLLA & Sofiane Pamart, Ronny Huanna & Brak. Also on the list the debut of Chibi Ichigo, who's a regular content contributor to the Chase community.
New hip-hop festival in Tongeren: Hip Hub HoorayHip Hub Hooray is a new hip-hop festival in Tongeren. Sven Gatz, the Flemish Minister of Culture, Youth, Media and Brussel, announced the festival yesterday. Hip Hub Hooray is a collaboration between the Flemish and the French Community, the province of Limburg and Sabam for Culture.
5 redenen om het Rotterdamse Motel Mozaïque festival te checken
De zegswijze ‘Het mooiste aan Amsterdam is de trein naar Rotterdam’ klinkt je misschien nog niet bekend in de oren maar wij bevestigen graag dat Rotterdam zeker niet moet onderdoen voor zijn bekendere tegenpool. De hippe metropool straalt gezelligheid uit met een dosis Hollandse directheid. Net die gezelligheid probeert het...
SUSOBRINO - Winner Of The Champion Sound Beat Battle 2018
We had a talk with Susobrino, winner of the Champion Sound Beat Battle 2018. He's a talented young producer who's inspired by ethnic music from around the world. He's also a field recorder who uses his own recorded sounds to create his own beats. Interview by Ingmar Doumen....