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Lotus (NO)

Flower with thorns
Lotus is Norwegian hip-hop’s first lady, if we are to believe Don Martin. And he has good reasons to claim so: Maria Karlsen has already made her mark as […] More >

Tumi aka Stogie T (ZA)

Rigid cigarsmoking funk-jazz twist
The everchanging but always exceptional Tumi Molekane in his new persona, Stogie T. Tumi Molekane has played the festival before together with his band Tumi & The Volume in […] More >

Adam Ezzari (NO)

Young, sensitive and angry
It must be hard to be a teenager in today’s society. Performance pressure – born out of an individualistic culture that, paradoxically, expects everyone to be world champions – […] More >

Miss Tati (NO/PT/AO)

- The saviour of Norwegian neo-soul
Everyone wants a piece of Miss Tati. Even if the name of Norwegian-Angolan-Portugese (puh!) Tatiana Palanca is still just barely known, there have been hearsay of cold sweats, headaches […] More >


- Brings soul back to the dance-floor
“Soul hasn’t colour, size or gender,” Omar Mohamed Ahmed argued when he participated on the tv show The Voice, as Madcon-member Yousef thought his voice belonged to “a really […] More >

Chancha Via Circuito (AR)

- Hypnotical digicumbia with the jungle’s beating heart
The soft-spoken tend to have more to tell. Among the three artists who will perform at ZZK Records’ label night during this year’s festival – Nicola Cruz, Miss Bolivia […] More >