BEAT M UP at IBE 2011

The Notorious IBE is known by many as one of the biggest Hip Hop dance festivals in the world. Every year the festival attracts some 10,000 visitors. Theme in the festival are the many BBoy, Popping, Locking, House of Style New Battles but there is also interest in talk shows, workshops, exhibitions and visuals. Every year there is also interest in other Hip Hop disciplines. This year’s focus on the producers. For the first time The festival presents with M Beat Up a Beat Battle.

Beat M UP represents the lifestyle for producers. One way of thinking, a way of doing it! Beat makers from across Europe can freely register on the night itself. Very simple just take your best beats. After a selection the producers will go against each other for the best sounds in KO Battles .

Beat M Up at The Notorious IBE 2011
Saturday, 10 September
20:30 pm – De Nieuwe Nor / Cypher 2
Admission: free

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Beat M Up
Vrijdag 24 juni 2011

BMU vertegenwoordigt de lifestyle voor producers. Een manier van denken, een manier van doen!

Vrijdag 24 juni slaan we onze handen ineen voor de langverwachte samenwerking met Rottz Records, hét platenlabel van DuvelDuvel & Woei.
Een goed gevulde avond dus vol met muzikaliteit, creativiteit en strijdersmentaliteit!

Onze 3 eregasten zullen deelnemen aan de 45e min. livebattle;

Ashvin; Winnaar van de BMU No Joke Edition in Amsterdam. Momenteel werkt hij samen met Zwart Licht en deze track wordt binnenkort uitgebracht.

Ballantyne; heeft gewerkt met GMB, aDiSon, Pan Afrikans, Hash Mill & DuvelDuvel

Samuel Kareem; Winnaar van de BMU Rotterdam en producer van o.a. State of ummah

Time is tikking, beat is banging…Show us what you’ve got!

check the beat tape here

Maar een BMU Night is pas echt Aight zodra ook de andere beatboys de buhne betreden..
Na een strenge voorronde zijn 16 producers uit heel Nederland geselecteerd. Deze heren zullen deze avond in meerdere rondes strijden om de beste sounds. Head tegen head zullen zij een eigen productie laten horen van 1 minuut.
It’s not a’s a BeatBattle!

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De jury bestaat uit:
DJ MP, Duvel Duvel & Presto van Rottz Records.
Rosco van Zo Moeilijk.
De avond wordt gehost door MC GMB & DJ Turne

De winnaar van de beat vs beats wordt door BMU & ROTTZ uitgenodigd op het prestigieuze SAE Institute in Rotterdam.

Beat M up
Vrijdag 24 Juni 2011
Club Heidegger, Grote Kerkplein 70
Aanvang: 21:00 uur, start battles 21:30 uur
Entree: €7,50

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BEAT M UP – Talking beats with producers

This is a new initiative from BMU were different producers are asked about their visions when making beats. For this kick off DJ MP and Git Hyper are in the spotlight.

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Another Beat M Up edition that will be explosive and full of surprises…This time in the BMU hometown in collaboration with the label of DuvelDuvel and Woei: ROTTZ.

The three special guests to participate in the 45th minute live battle are:
Ashvins, winner of the BMU No Joke Edition in Amsterdam. Currently he is working with Zwart Licht and his track will be released very soon.
Ballantyne, has been working with GMB, aDiSon, Pan African, Hash Mill & Duvel Duvel
Kareem Samuel, winner of the BMU Rotterdam and producer of act such as State of Umma.

Time is ticking, beat is banging … Show us what you’ve got!!

But a really good BMU night is not only complete if the other beatsmiths are not entering the stage..
After a strong qualifying round 16 producers from the country were selected. These men will compete in several rounds for the best sounds. Head to head their own production will be heard in one minute.
It’s not a show .. it’s a beat battle!

The beatmakers battling against each others are:
Oby nine
Tipbeaterz download his beat tape here
Beats O Freen
Giorgio Oehlers
Serghinjo Burnet

The winner of the beat vs beat will be invited by BMU & ROTTZ to the prestigious SAE Institute in Rotterdam.

The jury consists of:
DJ MP, Duvel Duvel & Presto from Rottz Records.
Rosco (Zo Moeilijk)
The evening will be hosted by MC GMB & DJ Turne

Because the audience at Beat M Up is in a sort a beatmaker too we go to the next event pampered with a special treat for him. With your ticket you have the chance to win a price

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Battle of the beats, because nothing beats these lions..!

On friday 27 August be sure to come to Rotterdam.
We have a quartet of professional producers who gonna battle live against each other. Those beatmakers have build a solid rep along their journey:

NEENAH is one of the fierce female producer in the Netherlands. You know her from the tracks she made for
Fresku, Joe Budden en Salah Edin. Y’SKID did productions for Extince, Skenkie, La Melodia, Frank”N”Dank. He’s also known for his apparition on the Stonesthrow documentary featuring J.Dilla interview.
LOSTSUN has an alphabetic list of collaborations like Theodore Unit, Canibus, Heltah Skeltah, which make him an experienced beat creator.
Last but not least, J’DICIOUS, the winner of the previous Beat M Up edition. Recently sign to ” Bluntsports ” label, he’s currently working on his album.
If you are a mc and need beats or you simply love good music you can witness what those geniuses can create in 45 minutes.
There is more…For this edition 16 producers have been challenged. In elimination rounds they will be battling each other for the best sound. One against one they will present their own 60 seconds production to the public and the jury.
The jury is made off Mucho-Denero, label owner of Zware Jongenz and Supah Dupah of Rottz Records.
The evening will be hosted by MC GMB.
For both the winner of the live beats and the one on one battle there is a package from
Monsters Beats By Dre & Ableton live Proppellerhead.

Do you want a spot on the one on one battle ?
Send 3 beats and your infos before the 21 of Augustus 2010 to

To conclude you can get your groove on at the after party. BMU founder Festa is celebrating his b’day and have invited some friends to spin some Nu soul/ nu jazz/ hip hop..ish !
Expect the non official Pre-party of the Nothing Hill Carnaval from London!
On the decks DJ Th’Acquisition & DJ Roop Deville (Spunky Fraiche),DJ Cutnice (Fatlady), DJ Bluntspeakers (Bluntsports), DJ Presto (Bagoftrix)

Beat M up
Friday 27 Augustus 2010
Club Dado, kruiskade 55, Rotterdam
Open: 21:00 uur
Door: €5,-

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Are you the next J.Dilla or Dr Dre ? The 27 August Beat M Up is back with another beat battle at Dado, Rotterdam. A little plus this time is the presentation / workshop of the new Propellerhead release ” Reason 5 “.
16 beatmakers will be selected for the beat vs beat battle.
You want to make the cut and win a Reason 5 packet ? Well mail 3 Beats + BIO to

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BEAT M UP trailer battles 16 April

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De trailer laat een opsomming zien van een aantal artiesten die zijn
langsgekomen zoals “Flinke Namen”, “Ayke” (Zware Jongens), “Winne” en nog enkelen. Het filmpje is geschoten en ge-edit door “Sacrifice Pictures” en wij zien jullie reacties graag tegemoet.
Full version coming soon….

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