Rapper J-Ro of the world famous Tha Alkaholiks and House Of Hip Hop will provide on Sunday3 April a masterclass in the basement of the new clothing store 5 Elementz in Amsterdam. J-Ro will bring , a small group of interested people to the creative process of a rapper, developing a personal style and thus give a look behind the scenes.

J-Ro from LA with Tha Alkaholiks released in 1993 their first album. This album “21 & Over” contains tracks such as “Only When I’m Drunk” and “Likwit” and to this day considered one of the main West Coast party plates. After this album followed “Coast II Coast” in 1995 and Likwidation in 1997. Both albums were well received and contains hits such as “Daaam”, “The Next Level”, “Hip Hop Drunkies” and “All Night”.

From 2000 Tha Alkaholiks have released two albums before the group disbanded. Everyone started to work on solo albums. Similarly, J-Ro is currently promoting his own EP “Get Addicted”.
In addition, J-Ro moved to Sweden where he works in the studio and also as a Hip-Hop teacher. J-Ro, with his experience is the right person for a House Of Hip Hop masterclass.

Recently, J-Ro during an interview at House Of Hip Hop Radio by 538Juize revealed that Tha Alkaholiks are reunited and working on a new album to be release by the end of this year. J-Ro, during the master class offers a look behind the scenes in the creation of that plate.

The House of Hip Hop Master Class will take three hours and will consist of an introduction by J-Ro and his role in Tha Alkaholiks. Then he will pause to think of a dope concept, developing a concept, the need for Collabo’s and the merging of all concepts into a red thread on a plate. The master class and the call will be led by the rapper and House Of Hip Hop radio DJ Sly Voszz.

For this special Masterclass, a limited number of places are available. Want to participate in the Masterclass? Then go quickly to www.houseofhiphop.nl to register. The cost is 10.00 euros including a drink and the Masterclass will be held on Sunday 3 April 2011 from 14:00 till 17:00!

Location of the masterclass is the basement of the new 5 Elementz clothing store located at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 44 in Amsterdam. The clothing store sells hip-hop gear and tries to act as a hip-hop platform through his various basement Hip-Hop events.

The master class is organized by House of Hip Hop that is a platform for Hip-Hop in the Netherlands. This is done by a weekly radio show on 538Juize, a website, TV items and the organization of parties and concerts in the Netherlands. House of Hip Hop founds important that besides music, knowledge is also share within the Hip-Hop culture. The masterclass therefore fits perfectly within the format of House or Hip Hop. For this reason there will soon more master classes.

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