zen-zin is a mc from khartoum, the capital of sudan. while growing up there he discovered hip hop and taught himself english thru rap lyrics and american movies. thru lives ways he ended up meeting german producer Pawcut ( Radio Juicy) over the internet and they decided to do an album together. while the two never meet in person their chemistry on “the butterfly effect” in undeniable. have a listen yourself and get your copy:
SOHN premieres “shibuya” from MURA MASA’s debut release on BBC Radio 1. SOHN actually opened his show with this track. since we are really exited about the release, that will drop early november on jakarta records, we couldn’t be more happy, that the right people seem to be listening.
hey fam, we hope you had a great summer so far because we definitely did! here are some of the good news. we started the pre-order for Ivan Ave’s first release on Jakarta Records, entirely produced by stones throw producer Mndsgn. a beautiful 5 track ep + 5 instrumentals. vinyl edition will be limited to 300 numbered copies and you can get yours over at jakartarecords-label.bandcamp.com. artwork by Simone Cihlar. we’re also very, very exited that MURA MASA will be joining the jakarta family. watch out for his debut release in october. in the meantime check out the lush sensual… (more)
Hey fam, i guess all of you people have that band that you heard a tiny bit longer and more often then all the others. for us this has definitely been Looptroop Rockers. i remember first hearing them and Promoe around the time when i was 15, i just started working at a record store and they were among my favorite discoveries and since then we have been following their music closely, seeing them live a dozen times. fast forward 15 years: we just signed their new album to be released in in late october. tell this the 15 year… (more)
Happy Birthday and happy release day to our longterm friend and artist UMSE! His new album “Kunst Für Sich” is finally out today and now available as CD, Vinyl and digital download everywhere and in our bandcamp store. you can listen to the full album below. enjoy!