Archive for May, 2008

Alliance Ethnik – Simple & Funky

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Alliance Ethnik was a 1990s French hip hop group composed of five members from Algeria, Congo, Italy, and France. The group began recording in 1994, and their first album entitled Simple & Funky in 1995, which included singles Simple & Funky, Respect, and Honesty & Jalousie.

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113 – Tonton du Bled

Monday, May 19th, 2008

113 is a French hip hop group with African and Caribbean roots. 113 was formed in the Parisian suburb of Vitry-sur-Seine, with Tonton du Bled as their most famous song.  113’s name comes from the name of the building in a housing estate where the members spent much of their youth.

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Wax Tailor – Our Dance

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Wax Tailor is the alias of French trip hop/ hip hop producer DJ Jean-Christophe Le Saoût. Wax Tailor’s music has been labeled as a “cinematic hip-hop experience,” due to the fact that his music is often infused with film dialogue from earlier generations.

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Martin Solveig – Rejection

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Martin Picandet or better known as Martin Ssolveig, is a French house music DH and producer who hails from Paris. He also has a program on 98.2 Radio Colboite every Tuesday night from 10-11pm.

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