//New Skool Rules 5-7 april 2013

Malik (UK)

Malik Harrison ‘Malik MD7’ began his musical journey as a member of the well-established UK Hip-Hop group, Moorish Delta 7. Their acclaimed 2002 début album, ‘The Power and the Glory’, was described by critics as a landmark in UK Hip-Hop. The success of Malik’s solo singles, ‘Silent Screams’ & ‘Girl Child’ earned him his place […]

David Goncalves (NL)

David Goncalves is an artist of a international level. He’s performing all over the world, and he works with a lot of big names in the industry. Shared the stage with artist like: Earth, Wind & Fire, The Sepremes, Dru Hill, Jagged Edge, Next, Jocelyn Brown, Leon Ware, Kim Burrel, Edwin Hawkins and Candy Dulfer. […]

Dubbel N (NL)

Rapper from Rotterdam who is known for his punchlines and steady flow. Also born and raised in Rotterdam the 27year old rapper is one of the few artist that hasn’t dropped any soloprojects,so everything he puts out get picked up very quickly working on his first soloproject that’s one of the most anticipating projects to […]

Black The Ripper (UK)

Black The Ripper AKA Samson is a highly respected and favoured hip-hop and grime rapper from North London. He sets the levels high with his consistent conscious lyrics and undeniable star quality that he brings to the mic. He has collaborated with some of the grime scene’s biggest names and has released two solo mixtapes, […]

Prince Dutch (BE)

There is a lot to say when it comes to one of Antwerp’s “one to watch” MC’s Prince Dutch. Born as Anthony Remi Adalumo a little over 24 years ago this Antwerp born but Tottenham raised youngster has lived the life most rappers only tweet about. Growing up without a father-figure he decided at a […]

Arnhemsgewijs (NL)

The four guys that where the first to create the genre Dutch R&B and book success! 1995 De group is first started in February 1995 in the studio of producer Edsel Camron (also know from the dance formation Different Madness). Edsel who knew the other members well for their talent and skills invited them to […]

Prisca Agnes Nishimwe (BE)

Prisca Agnes Nishimwe “Born in Rwanda and raised in Antwerp She is a lyrical mix of spokenword and music with a compassion for the truth.

D-Luzion (NL)

Having a multi-instrumentalist uncle, a singer, guitar, bass and trumpetplayer, and growing up between two cultures (Afro-Latin) paved the way for D-Luzion as a musician. Inspired by nineties hiphop & R&B, computergames, orchestral registrations, ‘offbeat progressions’ (shifting instruments) and artists such as Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Eve, Destiny’s Child, Slum Village and J Dilla. Blending these […]

KontraBand Muzik (US)

KontraBand Muzik (KBM) is a five-piece band from Atlanta, Georgia, that seamlessly blends hip-hop, rock, and funk music at full speed in a style coined “Mash-Up” Music. They’ve been referred to as “a musical tsunami” by NUVO Music Magazine (indianapolis, IN), described as a “Sonic mixed drink” through the eyes of Intake Weekly (indianapolis, IN), […]

Xcentriek (NL)

  Xcentriek is a 26 year old rapper from Rotterdam. Xcentriek started writing lyrics in 2008. At first it was a way to express his feelings, but later on it became a way to use his creativity combined with punchlines and funny quotes. Xcentriek stands for keeping the essence of rap, like it was meant […]

Rudebeats (NL)

“More than just beatbox.” Ruud ‘Rude Beats’ van Schaik is an all round musician. He is a more than just beat boxer, he raps, sings, plays guitar and produces. He creates his beats on the stage with a loop station, a guitar and a microphone in his hand. He often amazes his crowd performing as […]

Hayley Cassidy (UK)

From the tender ages of her early childhood, Hayley Cassidy was astounded by the phenomenal gift of talent that she was blessed with. Oblivious to the fact that she could sing, Hayley’s gift was realised by her auntie after hearing her sing around the house so effortlessly. Music was instilled into Hayley at a very […]

De Authentiek Fabriek (NL)

De Authentiek Fabriek is an alternative hiphopgroup. Begin 2011 they started to work on there first album named De Authentiek fabriek. The social context of this album referes to the personel experiences and the core that lies within. After 2 years of intensive collaboration they released their first album on 7-12-12. This act is unsigned […]

Omani (NL)

The Soul band Omani was formed late 2011. The soulful, characteristic voice of lead singer Gianni immediately caught attention during a jam session. He was asked to do a show, but had no band so he asked a number of fellow musicians to join him. Their debut was received very well and soon they were […]

Jefferson ‘n Chillow (BE)

Photo by:Eva Vlonk Jeffrey and Chillow go way back. They knew each other since they where kids. Jefferson aka Gringo (who already featured in the first part of the series named the “Reap ‘n Chillow- NY2BE” album) was a Bboy/Mc. Chillow was a skateboarder and beatmaker. They connected cause they shared the same passion for […]

Neda Boin (NL)

Born in a musical family, Neda discovered her love and passion for music at a young age. At age five she began, just like her mother who is professionally violin player, with playing the violin. However, singing was always her first love. So when she was eight years old she began with musical theater lessons. […]

E=M(Everybody is Monkey (NL)

Everybody is Monkey Live band Everybody is Monkey combines Hiphop with other styles like Rock, Funk and Soul. The Rotterdam based band already rocked the stage at different events, like Spijkenisse Festival, Rotown College, Music Matters Day&Night and The Rise of Hiphop. Bandmembers are Tyler Koudijzer (Rap / Spoken word), Steve van der Linde (Guitar), […]

Sèm Moi (NL)

Inspired by various artists/DJ’s like Vikter Duplaix, Opolopo, Disclosure, Full Crate and their unique DJ style, Sèm Moi started playing music on a friend’s turntables in May 2012 and found out his talent for DJ-ing. From that moment on, Sèm Moi continued developing his skills by practicing and putting out his ‘Microwave Mixes’ in November […]

Marchiano Markus (NL)

Marchiano Markus, or other wise known as M.Markus has been singing since he could open his mouth. Influenced by the likes of Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Carl Carlton, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder and many more M.Markus is no stranger to the world of soul. Nowadays though, M.Markus makes modern R&B music. At this […]


RNB, HIPHOP, REGGAE/BASHMENT, HOUSE, RARE GROOVE, SOUL, AFROBEATS, DISCO, FUNK, GARAGE, JUNGLE! U NAME IT, I’LL MIX IT!! I started out as an MC performing alongside many big names in the 90’s/2000’s UK House&Garage scene, up and down he country, which led to me performing with the Sidewinder promotion for a good 2yrs. Through that […]

Orpheus (NL)

Orpheus Born and raised in Rotterdam, Michael blessed, Tevin Raynor, Andy Brian and Steve City decided to collaborate in order to create the next big boy band named Orpheus. Orpheus delivers a spectacular live show, with great singing and strong dance moves. The musical influences are mostly pop, soul and gospel, but their own music […]

DJ Shug La Sheeda (NL)

DJ Shug La Sheedah is a 29 year old Hiphop/Urban DJ from Utrecht. Shug La Sheedah is creative, crazy, passionate and skilled when it comes to Music. With her feel good music she will take you into her free of rules music world. From a young age on she has been involved in dancing and […]

Adje (NL)

Julmar Simons, a.k.a Adje, was born in Rotterdam and is a rapper, the co-founder of the hiphop label Streetknowledge and the founder of the “Sloddervosgang” movement. According to him he grew up in the underbelly of society, which is the south-east side of Amsterdam named “De Blijmer”. Here poverty, drugs and violence were and still […]

Minx (UK)

Minx aka Melanie Cameron As an Actress she’s best known for her regular role in the award winning ITV1 prison drama ‘BAD GIRLS’. She’s also appeared in Eastenders, BBC’s Doctors and more recently ITV Drama ‘The Jury’ as well as several movies including Pact & Night Swimming. There are 2new TV projects on slate which […]

Amanda Star (UK)

Amanda Star Radio Producer/Presenter/Host Amanda Star is one of the most hard working and focused women within the entertainment industry. She currently produces two radio shows in the capital. The first is for Martin Jay’s Weekend Morning Show on Choice FM, and the second is for the Melody Kane Show on Bang FM. Amanda is […]


DJ Pi is known for spinning hiphop, dubstep, soul and funk related music. He’s been spinning at parties and dropping mixtapes since 1997. DJ Pi is affiliated with the Ill With The Skill Turntablism Academy. DJ Pi played at Solar Festival, Paradiso, Boogiedown Breda, Tivoli, Hedon and was opening act for artists like Edo G […]

Sammie (NL)

Sammie Sedano is a 21 year old MC from Rotterdam-North. As a member of The Dirtbag Crew he keeps busy. Just recently he and Bundy Styx released an EP called ‘Late Night Bergweg’. At the moment he and producer Dayle are working on his debut pre-album. Tumblr: http://dirtbagsammie.tumblr.com Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/Thedirtbagcrew https://soundcloud.com/latenightbergweg

Miss DJ Candy (UK)

Introducing Miss DJ Candy, one of the UKs sexiest and most talented female DJs. Chris Brown, J-Lo, and Wycleff Jean, just some of artists Candy has performed for. Hand picked by the head of the UK Sony BMG Street Team, Candy began her career as an international DJ. With her ability to incorporate all genres […]

Terrel Safadi (CA)

Terell Safadi, 23, With only a few years under his belt as a musician by profession, Safadi has quickly made a name for himself in Canada’s hip-hop scene.  Writing about lifes obstacles and hardships, to lacing up your favorite sneakers for a good night, Terell has a wide range of subject matter that connects him […]

Nvie Motho (DE)

Nvie Motho is a 27-year old German-Austrian producer and composer of  electronic and hip-hop music. He received international acclaim for his collaboration with Vienna based rapper/songwriter GERARD. Right now he is producing most of the material for his upcoming album »Blausicht«. In August 2012, Gerards single “Lissabon” dropped, which was produced by Nvie Motho. He […]

Devon Tracy (CA)

Devon Tracy is a young and talented performer chasing a dream. This 18-year-old dancer/rapper from Toronto is at home in the spotlight. As a dancer, his ability to pop, flex and wave puts professional dancers who have trained for years to shame. As a rapper, his skillful wordplay, sharp flow and refreshing style are on […]

Poliana Vieira (NL)

This Rotterdam based upcoming singer/songwriter holds the title Music Ambassador of Rotterdam 2013, after winning the Music Matters Award in December 2012. Poliana Vieira combines her Portuguese and Cape Verdean roots with soul and funk. Poliana will be releasing her solo debut album in 2013. Poliana Almeida Santos Vieira was born in 1987, in Lisbon, […]

Jay Way (NL)

Jay-Way is the stage name of the young MC Jeffrey Kesse from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, affiliated with St. Louis based independent label Lif3Sentenc3 Ent. In 2010 Jay-Way came into contact with Camo (Label head of Lif3 Sentenc3 Ent) and was offered to join the group, now consisting of four rappers. In 2011 he flew to […]

Rich Kidd (CA)

Once in a while, a talent comes along who isn’t bound by conventional wisdom. He doesn’t follow the rules. He’s a mad musical genius with the vision of creating a monster. Critically acclaimed producer, MC, song-writer, director; Rich Kidd is that talent. The Toronto native is everywhere. Covering magazines like NOW & HipHopCanada, winning Stylus […]

Blake Carrington (CA)

Toronto-born, buffalo-bred; Blake Carrington hits the refresh button on the current international Hip Hop scene. Combining his soulful delivery with cleverly crafted lines, he creates heart felt, socially conscious & driven songs to musical compositions that are out of this world. He is an ambitious urban musician failing forward, and making his dreams become a […]

Philly Moré (NL)

Music has always been in this cocky yet humble kid’s family. From his father being a traveling musician back in Congo (Zaire) to his mother singing in the churchs choir from time to time. Born on February the 7th 1991 Moré (Maphilka Jocelin Mahaka) got yelled at several times by his older brothers for sneaking […]

Famous (CA)

Have you ever listened to a song, and within the first few seconds you realize; ‘man, there’s nobody like this person in the whole world’? You know, that feeling you get when you take in a record and it’s like there’s no one there but you and the artist. Well, in case you don’t have […]

Rass Motivated (NL)

“Rass Motivated” is not a new name in the Dutch reggae scene. It’s the musical alter ego of 21yr old Rotterdam singer, Sherandell Maynard. Despite his young age, this artist has been blessed to have shared the stage with the cream of the crop of the reggae and dancehall world. He has been a “support […]

Yuli Minguel (NL)

Miss Yuli (Minguel) & The LOnDOn Kings (caribbean) Is a heritage of James Brown FUNKSoulENERGY sensation. In line with their own Sound created the ” Futureristic Rock n SOUL” EP. Believing in the connection of beings, serving and being a part of the “We are one, generation”. Miss Yuli approaches her writing from a straight […]

Shaun Boothe (CA)

Shaun Boothe Waiting Room “Shaun Boothe is incredible…honestly in the top three Canadian lyricists and rappers of all time!” — T-RexXx, MuchMusic’s RapCity Poised to be next on the list of Toronto Canada’s hottest new musical exports, Shaun Boothe separated himself from the pack with his critically acclaimed Unauthorized Biography Series. Inspired by Nas’ tribute […]

Black Adopo (FR)

Black Adopo is a mix of hiphop influences from France. Combining the art of human beatbox with freestyle and rap

Rum&Skunk (NL)

RUM&SKUNK is a hiphop act based in Groningen, the Netherlands. Their music is all about keeping it real. Dutch lyrics on boombap beats. They rap about the things they come across in life, wether it’s a personal issue or an evening being to stoned to walk. On stage there is a lot of energy, they […]

Funky Fresh Flow (NL)

Funky Fresh Flow What do you get when you combine funky rhythms and dope rhymes? You get a fresh new sound! So it’s only natural that these young men came up with the name Funky Fresh Flow. Two emcees (T-Jin and Kato) and their top producer (Flowasofical) bringing you those up tempo and high energy […]

D.Walker (UK)

D, short for his full name Deke, had the performers blood in him from as soon as he could walk performing Michael Jackson routines at family gatherings, singing at Church and continuing the impersonations of the late great MJ all the way through to his primary and secondary school years. Deke took his singing more […]

Envy (NOR)

ENVY is a duo consisting of the two young artists Nico Sereba and Vincent Dery. Both born in 1990 and they were introduced to each other by a mutual friend in 2009, and the chemistry was there immediately. The boys found each other in a common passion for music, and the determination to put everything […]

Evenwicht (NL)

The Dutch duo ‘Evenwicht’ exists since November 2009. Their music can be best described as intellectual hip hop overflowing with creativity. Marnix and André had found a friendship in music, but the winter of 2009 turned out to be a marking point: the beginning of something new. Balance needed to be restored in the Dutch […]

DJ Nana (CA)

DJ NaNa believes that the art of Turntablism is a science. The same precision and dedication scientists put into research and experiments, is what NaNa is known for putting into his own artform. An artist, DJ, performer, producer, music supervisor, and promoter, he’s already toured the globe behind the turntables, but this versatile artist is […]

Laise Sanches (NL)

An intricate work of art, she exudes a passion for life, rejoices in the sound of laughter, and embraces the notion of everlasting love in universal music. Her persona steals you and leads you to her sound, her music – passionate, energetic, honest – fun!” Laise Sanches, singer/songwriter/entertainer – The city of Rotterdam was the […]


In may 2011, hiphopartist Brand started his own independent record label Empiri Music. He signed the rapper Seip en rapper/singer Amenti (Def P & Beatbusters) A year later, those three released an album tighter, called #TEAMPIRI, which is also the name of this supergroup. The album is dominated by banging hits of Seip with tracks […]

Baby J (UK)

Baby J is an experienced producer who has worked internationally for the last eight years. He was first discovered back in 95 when an A&R at Wu-tang records NYC heard a demo he had produced and brought him in to the US to work with up and coming acts. His first release in 1997was a […]

Kelvin Miles (NL)

Kelvin Muïs is an energetic singer/songwriter who defines himself by mixing the music and cultures of neo soul, hip-hop, sweet jazz and catchy pop tunes. His soulful voice and musicology combined with a soul-rocking band makes Kelvin Muïs a force to be reckoned with! The upcoming talent is working on his first EP as we […]

Clencha (UK)

Clencha is a fully independent up and coming rapper hailing from South London Brixton. He began rapping at the age of thirteen in the school playground which later led him to performances on South London pirate radio stations like On Top and Delight FM. When he wasn’t studying he was either writing lyrics or at […]

Allyssa Chic (US)

Artist and songwriter Allyssa Chic was born in Ft. Lauderdale Florida on February 3rd 1987 to a Jamaican mother and British father. Soon after, her single mother relocated the family to a small city outside of Miami known as Miramar, where she and her seven siblings would be raised. Allyssa began singing around the age […]


DJ Melody Kane has gained a solid reputation amongst her peers in the music industry as being one of the most professional and talented female DJ’s on the scene. From special guest appearances or at her own DJ residencies in London; Melody always brings the house down with her unique energy, technical skill & crowd […]

DJ Mista Bibs (UK)

Mista Bibs DJ/MC of trio Urban Fusion.   Urban Fusion have established themselves as Wales & the West of England’s premier entertainment collective, the group consists of three very talented DJ’s, Hosts, Producer’s & Remixer’s. Their unique ability to combine different musical genres whilst still having roots in feel good R&B vibes has seen them […]

DJ Jonezy (UK)

  Having played a major part in helping to establish a credible and extremely exciting urban music scene in the South West, Jonezy was the first DJ to start a dedicated R’n’B session in the Devon & Cornwall area. While his real passion lies within the hip-hop, R’n’B, and soul genres, his influences expand across […]

DJ Prospect (Uk)

Ben Kaelin, stage name Dj Prospect has established himself as Scotland’s leading DJ & Promoter. Resident & host to the biggest parties north of the UK has seen him host parties for the likes of Drake, Jay-Z, Akon, 50 Cent, J.Cole & support slots on tour dates with Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang, Jessie J, Emeli Sande, […]

Dr Rum (SXM)

Dr. Rum   Jernaldo”Dr.Rum”Thielman born St Rose hospital Phillipsburg St Maarten N.A.(A 37 squaremile island) As a young boy Rum always had a passion for music, at the age of 4 he was doing songs on stage for stage shows in kindergarten. The stage was’nt nothing new for “young Rum” at the age of 5 […]


“G.tee” Is a Young UK Urban Recording artist  who Specialises in Rap Music. His Unique Flow and evident Mastery of the English language set him apart from many rappers today and work to create his trademark style. 20 Years Old, “G.tee” Has been serious about making music for 7 years, and in 2011 co-created a diverse rap […]

Hunter O’Neal (US)

  Hunter O’Neal is more than an artist, he’s an art form. Even at a young age life has taught this budding phenom to take the bitter with the sweet. Possessing the skills needed to draw fans in, and the maturity and experience to show others how to overcome anything, he is music’s next inspiration. […]

Maxime Philips (NL)

  As young as this 20 year old singer/songwriter is, you won’t be able to tell by her seasoned voice and confident stage presence. Maxime Philips has a unique sound that by some people is described as a mix between Adele (vocally) and Bob Dylan (Lyrically). She loves writing about her experiences in live, but […]

Omri Tindal (NL)

Omri Tindal is a phenomenal 26 year old talent, singer/song writer, composer and dancer Omri fell in love with music from an early age and began to chase his dream to be a great creative artist. Becoming part of the close harmony group “Delighted”, Omri developed his voice and became a part of the group […]

Raverty (NL)

Rachel Verulina Manniesing (born 06 june 1991) better known as Raverty is a multi-talented Female Rapper/Songwriter. She started to rap and writing english/dutch lyrics with friends in 2005. In 2008 she went solo and focused to make a career. In 2009 she appeared at the NewSkoolRules Conference, where she auditioned for a record deal. After […]