Archive for April, 2008

Gemelli Diversi – Icaro

Monday, April 28th, 2008

An Italian hip-hop group,  Gemelli Diversi was formed in Milan back in 1997 when two Italian rap crews, La Cricca and Rima Nel Cuore merged as one. In 2003, the group was named Best Italian Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards, and their most recent release was 2007’s Boom!

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Club Dogo – Puro Bogotà

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Club Dogo is a Milan based Italian rap group that was formed by rappers Guercio, Fame, an Don Joe. Club Dogo was founded in 1996. Fans can read up more on the group on their official website.

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Articolo 31 – Volume

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Articolo 31 is a pop band in Milan, Italy that creates and melds hip-hop, funk, pop, and traditional Italian musical forms. Articolo 31 is also one of the most popular Italian rock/hip-hop groups. Members J Ax and DJ Jad took their name from the Irish constitutional law that guarantees freedom of the press.

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99 Posse – Corto Circuito

Monday, April 7th, 2008

99 Posse are an Italian hip-hop/reggae group from Naples who rap both in Italian and the local Naples dialect. Most of 99 Posse’s songs are political or social in nature, and all of their albums have been released with a “political price,” with a sticker on every CD that says “Don’t pay more than…” 99 Posse also has their own record label, Novenove, which works to promote underground artists.

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