Amazumi spits empowering demon-purging rhymes in our new Chase Verses episode
You might still know her as Zulu Moon, one of the 8th finalists of the Nieuwe Lichting back in 2015. This female MC with Nepalese roots recently changed her name to Amazumi to fit the empowering hip hop amazone she truly is. Last month, she released her EP called "V for Venom". Guided by dark synths and deep grunts, while innovatively bending genres, she purges herself from demons and takes all her poison out (read all about it in our interview here). We are honoured to present you the live versions of "Vamp" and "Hadouken" she brought in our Chase Verses studio, with Owen Perry Weston as her vocal sidekick. Be sure to check out our Youtube channel and subcribe for more!
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SuperNova Tech Party at Ampère, playing the music of tomorrowOn Saturday September 29th, SuperNova Tech Party will take place in Antwerp’s Ampère club. The line-up includes acts from international-known artists like Legowelt, Juju & Jordash and Peter van Hoesen as well as local heroes Kong & Gratts.
The 5 best works of art at HORST Festival
Five years ago, the Belgian festival HORST was brought into existence. The festival took place at the dreamy site of the Horst castle near Leuven. The team behind the festival wanted to encourage creativity by combining art, architecture and music in a festival.
HIP HUB HOORAY - Bringing Euregional hip hop togetherHip Hub Hooray brings rappers, producers, dancers and street artists from different countries together with hip hop and they're celebrating it at Hip Hub Hooray Festival 2018. Have a look behind the scenes of these hubs while they create their art.
Dalilla Hermans: “lyrics are more important to me than flow or beat”
Dalilla Hermans is a woman of many trades. She’s an author, a journalist and an activist, mostly known in Flanders as an advocate of equal rights. At Chase, we know her as a long time hip-hop enthusiast. She's even married a hip-hop artist. The music genre has...
Meet 21-year old producer Messoins, the brain behind YouTube series #JourneyOfABeat
Music and storytelling: its a match made in heaven for Arsène Rurangiza aka music producer and composer Messoins. He makes the art of producing beats look easy in his YouTube series Journey of a Beat. Messoins takes his viewers on a musical journey during which he explains step-by-step how he produced a certain beat. The digital music composer takes his beatmaking videos to the next level by inviting artists for each session. They write lyrics to his beats and perform the song live at the end of the video. Messoins manges to compress this whole process into easy-to-watch 5-minute videos.
Melt; what happens if you organise a festival in an open-air museum for large industrial machines?
Since its first edition in 1997, Melt Festival has become one of the biggest electronic music festivals in Germany. Melt takes places in an open-air museum for large industrial machines, Ferropolis, about 140km South-West of Berlin. Our photographer Jennifer Kesteleyn was invited by Festivaltravel to do what she does best: taking pics of the party and its party people.