Playing tracks by
BT & The City Slickers, Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force, Sean Strange, Booba, Black Rob and more.
From B to W gives an insight to global development of hip-hop from its origins in NYC. The mix starts with the 80-ies B-boy anthem Rockit by BT & The City Slickers and one of the hip-hop foundation tracks Planet Rock by Afrika Bambaataa and continues with the insight into various forms of hip-hop from hip-hop veterans Canibus, Kool G Rap and Big Pun, underground icons such as Q-Unique, various Wu-Tang Clan affiliates, Queensbridge MCs. The mix also covers some of the new talents on the hip-hop scene including West-coast rapper Kendrick Lamar and internet sensation Bailee Moore and Action Bronson as well as several European and African productions.
1. US: mostly NY and California
2. France: critically-acclaimed MC Booba and France-based producer Al’Tarba
3. UK & Netherlands: a duo between Dutch producer Kubus and British MC Bang Bang
4. Ghana: one of the most talented African hip-hop bands Bradez
5. Germany: most well-known gangsta hip-hop MCs Bushido and Saad