Tag Archive | Hip hop music

DJ FAB: The Connection with the audience is essential

DJ FAB: The Connection with the audience is essential

WILLEMSTAD – DJ FaB, who hails from Curaçao, is a rising star in the urban scene of the Netherlands and is ready to leave his mark one performance at the time. If there is a party or festival where the Antillean community meets up, you can rest assure that DJ FaB will be there to ‘turn up’ with the most popular Afro House hits. He’s currently on Curaçao for a club tour at various popular hotpots, and the Velvet Rope caught up with him at Bikini’s, his favorite hangout, to learn more about some exciting developments. We also spoke to the popular MC Don T, who shared his views about the Curaçao and Dutch club scenes and where DJ FaB fits into it all.

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Devi Dev: the importance of family

Devi Dev: the importance of family

WILLEMSTAD – Another rapper from Curaçao that is also dominating the Dutch and Antillean urban scene is the talented lyrist Devi Dev. The Velvet Rope sat down with the rapper to discover how he celebrates his heritage through his music. At the root of his love for Curaçao is the importance of family, a reoccurring theme in his music. We also spoke with the legendary rapper MC Oye, a pioneer in the Dutch and Antillean urban music, and the talented DJ and video clip director, Selwyn de Wind, who shared their views about the recent developments in the genre.

Wyclef Jean reconnects with the ‘hood and refocuses on making music

Wyclef Jean reconnects with the ‘hood and refocuses on making music

Wyclef Jean can be many things to many people and easily shifts from entertainer, musician, producer, social entrepreneur, politician and teacher. One thing that’s undeniable is his love for the people and the ability to relate to his fans. When Wyclef Jean visited Curaçao, The Velvet Rope had an intimate chat with him at a WIFIng park in Oranjestraat, where he chilled with the locals and spoke about his many experiences.

Gio & Keizer conquer Curacao

Gio & Keizer conquer Curacao

For the last few weeks Curaҫao has been blazing due to a series of energetic performances by the Dutch R&B crooner Gio, who was brought to our island by Lekker Lekker Productions. We were in for a seductive treat, as he belting out tunes like ‘ Van mij’ and ‘Bonny & Clyde’, which was covered […]