Lucas Benjamin always blows you away with something out of the ordinary. He never stops digging and searching for some hidden gems. This former B-boy (crew: Extraordinary Gentlemen) got hooked on music, from the day he was born. As the son of a DJ and musician he was automatically nourished with a broad selection of sounds.
The Amsterdam-based DJ is deeply rooted into Jazz, Soul and Funk. Currently he is a member of the Wicked Jazz Sounds-movement, curator for 22-tracks.com, and partner in the More Bounce collective.
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It's all about love. Love for what you do, love for who you're with or what we all need to have in our minds: Love to the world. Because that's highly needed.
I started together with my brother-in-music DJ Nobunaga (Joey Lewing). And I think subconsciously my father inspired me, because he also used to DJ back in the day and I was always surrounded by all kinds of Music.
These questions are always the most difficult and in some sense I really think you shouldn't compare different art. Plus I'm always in a constant change, so this answer probably won't be the same in 3 years. But okay: let's say favourite artist Herbie Hancock, and favourite track I'll pick Nuyorican Soul ft George Benson- You Can Do It (Baby). That song always touches me, has a perfect balance of the different influences that inspire me and brings me in a beautiful state of being.
I don't believe in a "best". So the only answer for me would be: my future self.
I honestly wouldn't know what to say here.
Masego, a 23-year-old multi-talented kid from the USA. He produces, sings/raps, plays multiple instruments and is a charismatic, energetic character. He's going to blow-up like Anderson .Paak did in the last year.