Tag Archive | Hip hop music
DXBT, the latest musical group to cause a sensation amongst its fans, released its latest single ‘Mamasita’, an urban ode to the Caribbean beauty. The three singers and rappers Bjorne Bregita, age 14, Denzel Gregg, age 16, and Xechell Jacobs, age 19, collaborated on this track with the popular rapper and label mate Jaido. Here the boys croon about her elusiveness and beauty and wonder if they will ever be able to capture her heart.
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.
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 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.
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 […]