Music from the Dominican Republic – Fulanito

Fulanito is a Merenhouse group from the Dominican Republic. They have received acclaim from being one of the first groups to combine Merengue and House music, selling around 2 million albums around the world.

Here is their song “Guayando”

Wir und die Anderen – unsichtbar

Wir und die Anderen (WudA): unsichtbar

Genre: Acoustic Hip-Hop

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The german acoustic hip-hop band Wir und die Anderen (WudA) from Ingolstadt released their first album ‘unsichtbar’ the 1st march 2013. Now we got it, and I’ve to say it’s amazing!

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Music from France/Chile – Ana Tijoux

Anamaría Merino Tijoux (born 1977), commonly known by her stage name Ana Tijoux or Anita Tijoux, is a French-Chilean musician. She became famous in Latin America as the female MC of hip-hop group Makiza during the late 1990s. In 2006, she crossed over to the mainstream of Latin pop after her collaboration with Mexican songstress Julieta Venegas in the radio hit “Eres para mí”. Tijoux has often been praised for “exploring sensitive matters devoid of violence.” She gained more widespread recognition following her second solo album, 1977.(wiki)

Here is her song “1977″

Music from Sweden – Looptroop

From the Swedish hip-hop group made up of Promoe (Mårten Edh), Supreme (Mathias Lundh-Isen), DJ/Producer Embee (Magnus Bergkvist) and CosM.I.C (Tommy Isacsson). Listen to their great track “Feel So Good”:

Music from Germany – Megaloh

Megaloh (February 27, 1981, with  civil  name Uchenna van Capelleveen ) is a German rapper from Berlin-Moabit. He was the owner of the label Level Eight. Megaloh now stands at EMI MP as Toplinewriter & vocal coach under contract. Megaloh has Dutch-Nigerian roots.

In his career he worked since 2003 together with a lot of well-known german rapper as example Xavier Naidoo , Max Herre , Joy Delalane  and Samy Deluxe. From 1994 to 2000 he has been member of the Rap Group Royal Authority .

Here is his song “Endlich Unendlich “

Music from France – La Caution

La Caution is a french rap band consisting of the two brothers from Maroc , Hi-Tekk and Nikkfurie. The group has been founded in the middle of the 90´s . The a la menthe has become well-known through the movie “Ocean twelve “(2004) where the song has been part of .

In 2001 they realeased their first album “Asphalt Hurlante ” what can be free translated as “Crying Streets”

I like the rap combined with folkloric elements / instruments

Music from Poland – DJ Tomekk

DJ Tomekk, born in 1975, is a hip-hop DJ from Krakau. Listen to his track “Ich lebe für Hip-Hop”, featuring Grandmaster Flash f/ Curse, GZA, Prodigal Sunn, Steiber Twins:

Music from the US – Blakroc

Blakroc is a rap rock collaboration album by Ohio-based blues rock band The Black Keys and several hip hop and R&B artists. The project has been overseen by Damon Dash, co-founder and formerly owner of a share in Roc-A-Fella Records. The album was recorded at Studio G by co-producer Joel Hamilton. Album guests include Raekwon, RZA and the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan, Jim Jones and NOE of ByrdGang, Mos Def, singerNicole Wray, Pharoahe Monch, Ludacris, Billy Danze of M.O.P., and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest. (source wikipedia) 

What you do to me ( Billy Danze of M.O.P., Jim Jones, & Nicole Wray)

Ain´t nothing like you (Mos Def & Jim Jones)

http://youtu.be/GwAAkrrNFz4