Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Dj Iron & Kid Calico - The Showdown
Dj Iron has been an household name in the Belgian hip-hop scene for many years. Originating from the Belgian costal area he started mixing at an early 15 years old. He soon began making his own mixtapes wich he first distibuted at school and to his friends. He quickly made a name with his tapes wich where being sold through Ghent and the rest of Flanders.
Started producing some years later he is known for his raw & funky tracks wich would take him on to produce tracks for US rappers like El Gant, Planet Asia, Jamalski, Tableek & El Da Sensei.
He is also a member of the Dj Grazzhoppa Dj Bigband with whom he would tour all over Europe and demonstrate his skills on different stages.Being one of the creators of the Earquake label wich released several vinyls for the underground market and with many new projects yet to come time will tell where his talent will take him…
To introduce him we’ll start with his Showdown mixtape wich came out in 2004 and became a classic mixtape since then. The concept of this mixtape was to make something totally new with classic 90’s hip-hop songs. Every song on this mixtape is an unique blend, mixed and scratched together alongside Kid Calico. This unique tape brings backs the true essence of 90’s hip-hop.