BEATBAKKERS BEAT TAPE: send your beats

The Beatbakkers are coming back with the 4th beat tape. For this new project they are looking for new talents who want exposure.
After a selection the best beats will make the cut and the beat tape will found his way to several big
hiphopsites local and international.

If you are a beatmaker / producer you got till the 15th June 2014 to send your exclusive production to And believe me you will be in good hands.

DOWNLOAD the previous tapes here

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HIJS BEAT BATLLE: last call for the submissions

The platform HIJS (Hiphopinjesmoel / Hip Hop In Your Face) launched a new monthly beat battle online.
Submissions for the second edition are until this friday (midnite closing time). Send your beats and win premium prices.

The jury of this month is Presto, known for his work for Duvel, Extince, Winne, Sticks and VSOP.

For more informations visit the page HIJS BEAT BATTLE

Select in the DropZone for the HIJS Beat battle July 2013 contest
– The entry must contain at least a five lines biography
– A good (press) photo
– Contact Info where we can reach you
– submission until Friday, July 26 00:00

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MONK “Truman Shuzz” EP

After a impressive debut with “Raw futuristic” the french producer Monk is back with the EP “Truman Shuzz” on the label Darker Than Wax.

The unique mix of Funk, electronic and Hip Hop has become his trademark and didn’t get unnoticed so far.
Check him out !

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XXL BEATS & SNEAK-E “Beat tape”

The Hip-Hop producers XXL-Beats and Sneak-E just released a beattape. With the 12 beats of the tape they let us hear what they got in store. 20 minutes of pure joy…
XXL-Beats is known for his productions for Kempi, Appa, Hef, Kleine Viezerik, Mr. Polska & Diggy Dex among others…Sneak-E is responsible of the beatbakkers beattapes, is editor in chief of Beat’M’Up and collaborated in several beat battles & beattapes with other producers.


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Beat M Up (BMU), Dutch most spectacular Beat Battle is back on the spotlight. First with a special edition at the Soundtrack festival closing party the 1st of June
( and the 2nd of June with an exclusive new edition starring Araab Muzik (Live)
+ Beat M Up DUB, and Electronic bass BEAT BATTLE.
The crème de la crème of producers in the Netherlands will be selected to take part in the beat battle. This time, around the Dub, Bass and Electronic Beats. In other words, “we are looking for the sound of the future”.

You are now familiar with the rules.
The jury consists of no less than:
NOIZBOIZ: the grime pioneers of the Netherlands
CONE: Owner of the base label music producers Footsteppa

MELLE BEATS is the DJ of this evening & DON THE BARON (NOIZBOIZ) will host the evening

But there’s more!!

araabMUZIK (live)

araabMUZIK live shows are from an unparalleled level! For example, besides his own productions he’s also making incredible live remixes of hard-hitting acts such as Skrillex.
araabMUZIK is the act that you MUST see live!
With the release of his debut album “Electronic Dream” which contains a wider sound we heard where his interest lies. “Electronic Dream” is a remix album which created a new genre according to specialist: Hip-hop meets euro house.

You want to take part in the Beat M Up beat battle?
Send than 3 beats with a short bio and a link to your beats (preferably via WeTransfer) to:

Note: Only the strongest entries have a chance to participate.

More info at: and

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Saturday 19th November at the Rotterdam Buma Beats Festival Beat M Up goes up in a musical discussion with producers, from various countries in Europe. They will be live and compose impress with their freshly-made beats. Beat makers from the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands will compete with each other.
Beat vs. Beats (Promo Download Beat Tape)
Besides the musical debate, this time again a group of eight producers from across Europe are challenged, heard and assessed. They will compete in several rounds this evening to the best sounds. The beat-makers will go against each other to present their own 60 seconds production. The public with a jury decides the winner.
There is more… during the second day of the Buma Rotterdam Beats Festival the club Worm will literally be in the sign of Beats!. Special closing of the evening will be none other than rapper (or Chief) Action Bronson.

21.00 t / m 24.00 (Battle Begins at 21:30)
Price: 10eu
location: WORM
Boomgaardsstraat 71
3012 XA Rotterdam
(Side street off Witte de With)

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Peasant Podium, Real Phresh Music and TME Pro are getting together this October 21st to showcase the skill of of 8 Producers in our first ever Producer Battle. Battling for the grand prize of free studio time at TME Pro and bragging rights will be underground’s finest boom bap specialists Silent Someone, J.Stylez, DJ Dylemma, Mantis, Black Panther, Reno, Trip Stone & Jamma Wun. Judges include DJ’s FredOnes, Pres and Ready Cee.
For our regular MC junkies, we bring to the BX for the first time ever the one and only Afu-Ra and up and coming wordsmith Hashim Bing. Returning to share her brush and canvas skills is Marthalicia. DJ’s FredOnes, Ready Cee and Polarity will fill in the gaps with vinyl gems and Rhinoceros Funk takes charge of crowd truth telling.

THE POINT CDC – 940 Garrison Ave
Friday, October 21, 2011
$7 at the door
2/5 train to Simpson St
6 train to Hunts Point Ave
BX6 bus to Hunts Point and Garrison Ave

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Beat M Up beat battles are organised by Festa and Ivan Ice. They are putting the producers on the spotlight and are on their way to become the outlet for them in Europe.
Before being event organisators they are producers. And if you doubt of their talents, think twice…

Ivan Ice aka Ivan La Glace aka Koning Winter
Beat M Up @ De Unie

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Angelo Harris feat. Ivan Ice “Crawling link” (Legend of Zelda Acapella cover)

Festa aka Spaceman aka Paymason aka Fes

TKO Hip’opsession 2010

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Dubset with Ableton live

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Source pic: State Magazine

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