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POSTMEN

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Postmen

Period

1993 - current

Genre

hiphop, reggae

Online

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Pseudonyms

Postman

Postmen

Band from Rotterdam that combines hiphop with roots reggae.
Full biography

Members

Remon Stotijn   rap
Gus Bear   draaitafels, drums
Michael Parkinson   vocalen

Former members

Jonas Filtenborg   drums

Mentioned in the biography of

1986   DJ Git Hyper
1989   U-niq
1993   Postman
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Biography Postmen

Band from Rotterdam that combines hiphop with roots reggae.

1993

Mis and G-Boah form Postmen. They take their name form the Burning Spear song African Postmen. The band is influenced by Burning Spear, Bob Marley, Rakim and Kool G Rap.

1994 - 1997

Docks Documents is released on 12". Live the duo is backed by reggae band Delidel Touch. They are signed by V2 and are support act for bands such as Run-DMC, LL Cool J, Onyx and Das EFX, and they tour Belgium, Germany, England, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and the US. Rapper Shy Rock a.k.a. Rollarocka, joins the band.

Delidel-Touch Dignity E-life Kees de Koning KéShaw Michael Parkinson

1998

Postmen Postmen's first single Cocktail is released and becomes a summer hit. During the summer the band goes on a tour of Germany, France, Italy and Scandinavia. On stage they are joined by a nine-piece band. In the autumn they tour in The Netherlands. Their new single U Wait enters the charts and the album Documents is released.

Dignity

1999

Postmen The group tours The Netherlands and can be seen on several summer festivals (Metropolis, Mundial, Belgium Dourfestival, Pukkelpop, Lowlands). They are nominated for two TMF-Awards for Best Act Netherlands and Best Rap Act Netherlands (they win in the latter category). They play at Pinkpop and are also awarded with both an Edison and a Silver Harp music (industry) award.

2000

With a cover of another Dutch band, Doe Maar, which they recorded with Def Rhymz, they climb to number three in the Dutch charts. The band signs a contract with Warner Benelux and release the single Victim.

Def Rhymz E-life

2001

Revival, Postmen's second album, is released. In June the band plays at Pinkpop.

2003

In June Era, Postmen's long awaited third album comes out and is preceded by the single Long Time. The double A-sided single Not A Day also has two videos. At Lowlands they play the remix.

2005

On the fourth album Green Anouk sings most (backing) vocals. Due to disappointing sales the band moves from Warner Music to EMI. The release is postponed due to The Anonymous Mis and his family's emigration to the Ohio because of Anouk's musical career in the US. His departure marks the end of Postmen.

Anouk

2006

In January G-Boah and Rotterdam-based rapper RMB release the EP Van Croos Tot Spangen ('From Croos To Spangen'). Rollarocka featured on Eigen Wereld ('Own World') by Opgezwolle. In February The Anonymous Mis changes the band name into Postman.

Opgezwolle Postman

2008

Michael Parkinson signs a deal with the Rock 'N Vibes label. After the names Rollarocka and Shyrock now continues his solo career under the name Maikal X. Maikal X tours as a support act during the In Transit Tour of Ziggi between 20 September and 8 November.

Maikal X Ziggi Recado

Discography Postmen

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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