THIS IS NOT AMERICA: LEAFS

THIS IS NOT AMERICA: LEAFS

Upcoming Dutch rapper Leafs was one of the acts that tore the house down at the Noisey X ADE Beats showcase sessions in 2017. In this final episode of the THIS IS NOT AMERICA mini-series, whatsgood. sat down with the upcoming talent to discuss his career and evolution of the Dutch scene. 

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THIS IS NOT AMERICA: JAE5

THIS IS NOT AMERICA: JAE5

ADE Beats 2017 speaker Jonathan ‘JAE5’ Mensah from East-London is the future. The 24-year old go-to producer for successful U.K. rapper J-Hus, has cooked up the sound of a new generation, a wildly popular mix of afrobeats, U.K. grime, dubstep, hip-hop, dancehall and house music.

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THIS IS NOT AMERICA: AMP FIDDLER

THIS IS NOT AMERICA: AMP FIDDLER

Amp Fiddler is the musical genius who introduced J-Dilla and Q-Tip to the MPC! In this episode of the THIS IS NOT AMERICA-series, he discusses the evolution of beat production over the years, the development of the European hip hop bass and beats scene...

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Sevn Alias (whatsgood. x ADE Beats)

Sevn Alias (whatsgood. x ADE Beats)

To kick off the collaboration with ADE Beats, we're proud to release the webisode on Rotterdam-based MC and promise of Dutch rap, Sevn Alias. Having recently dropped his third studio release of 2016 (named "Trap Grammy"), he's quickly turning heads on the local Dutch scene...

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