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Bluestaeb is one of the key figures of a new generation of European hip-hop beatmakers, who have emancipated from genre thinking and instead merge old school aesthetics with a new school attitude and organic instrumentation. The Berlin-born and Paris-based producer releases his solo works via Jakarta Records. In fall 2019 he released his collaborative album “She” with UK soul singer Harleighblu. The album documents the multinational duo’s search for new ways to express their common love for uncompromized hip-hop and R&B. The “effortless jazz-infused yet hard-hitting tracks often with a political message” (Kaltblut Magazine) received love from both critics and fans. Additionally, his project “Bluestaeb & S. Fidelity Present Underground Canopy” will be released in January 2020 via Paris- and Tokyo-based label MENACE. The mini-album of Paris-based jazz and hip-hop band Underground Canopy, which he recorded, produced and mixed together with long-term friend and collaborator S. Fidelity, is a vivid showcase of the two producers’ musicality.
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