Biography

Brainpower is a pioneering bilingual Hip Hop artist, songwriter and producer from Amsterdam, who has sold well over a million records as an artist/songwriter. He was the first Hip Hop Artist to win the MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Dutch Act.

Having released eight albums, with chart-topping hits in both Holland and Belgium, he has racked up over 50 awards (including many Gold & Platinum Records) throughout his career so far. Brainpower is an established recording artist in a league of his own. Because of his diverse musical and creative dedication he is a household name in Holland, Belgium and the Dutch Caribbean.

Over the years, he has shared the bill with Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Black Eyed Peas, Wyclef, and Run DMC to name a few.

His single ‘All The Same’ made it to the number four spot on the National Rapnetwork Record Breakers chart in the US and has even picked up a Global Peace Song Award in April 2018. He has also released his own signature microphone with sEelectronics: the V7 Brainpower.

Brainpower is also the first ever Hip Hop artist who performed in The Passion 2018, a Live Show on National TV, that was filmed in Amsterdam and had nearly 4 million viewers. His song “Animal Savage” can be heard in the number 1 movie The Equalizer 2 starring Denzel Washington.

In 2019 he received another award in Europe, and successfully toured throughout the year, while continuously dropping new music.

He is currently working on two new albums, while steadily dropping singles.

Appendix: As an award-winning songwriter, he works on many projects including Candy Dulfer’s "Right In My Soul" album (which spawned the US number 1 smooth jazz hit 'Finsbury Park, Café 67’) and four Eva Simons singles.

Besides being a musician, Brainpower holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication Science from The University of Amsterdam and is a well-respected public speaker.