A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.

A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.

Real Name:
Burnell Keith Herring, Jr.
Profile:
Vocalist from Chicago.
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Imagine Freestyle-Rap, poetry, and Dee-Jaying, Combine it with a background in classical music including the Viola, Violin, Cello, and Contra Bass, in enrollment in his school's Concert Orchestra, A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. was promoted to the Symphony Orchestra within six months, which got him 1st and 2nd chair honors, participated in three state competition's, and has over one hundred school concerts during his academic career.

In 1983 (years after his introduction to the Hip-Hop Culture) A.K. got involved with a Frankfurt based Breakdance group called "Floor Masters", learned the art of Dee-jayng, and continued to perfect his rapping and writing skills.
After coming a long way, this Ex-Army Infantry soldier, began a score of releases, beginning in the year 1991. He was pretty succesful as a member of Magic Affair. After receiving the German ECHO Award in 1995, A.K. left Magic Affair to start a solo career.

In 1997 A.K. released his first solo song "Light In Me" feat. Mike Marshall. In 1998 A.K. teamed up with Rico Sparx, Alley Cat, and Greg MCcoy, and together produced the single "The Professional". At that time A.K. was opening for Usher recieving rave reviews for his performance in various newspapers and magazines. In 1999 A.K. released another single with Booya-Music titled "It's On"(feat. Craig Smart & Mazaya) which reached #75 on the German charts. The next single "Do you wanna die" should be released mid-May 2000, but this never happened.

In the beginning of 2001, A.K. signed a deal with "In-Motion AG" record label "Bookmark" , and had completed a project together with "S. Oliver" and the "BBL Allstars" (Basketball Bundesliga) with the song "You Know The Names". Then a long break again.
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A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Discography

Singles & EPs

Chapter 3 Program 1, ZYX 6470-8 True Minds Feat. B.K. Swift* True Minds Feat. B.K. Swift* - Underground Prophet (Maxi, Single) Techno Drome International, ZYX Records Chapter 3 Program 1, ZYX 6470-8 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
ORBIT 0036 Toni Cottura Feat. A.K. Swift* Toni Cottura Feat. A.K. Swift* - Da Partyboom (Maxi) Orbit Records ORBIT 0036 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
MCT 70298 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. In The Game (Single, Maxi) MCA Records MCT 70298 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
MCT 70275 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Light In Me (Single, Maxi) MCA Records MCT 70275 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
566 143-2VS09 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. The Professional (Maxi) King Size Records 566 143-2VS09 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
none A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. & Mazaya A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. & Mazaya - It's On (Single) Booya Records, Universal Records none Europe 1999 Sell This Version
74321 65358 2 Cloud 9 (11) Feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Cloud 9 (11) Feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. - You Spin Me Round(CD, Maxi) Coconut, BMG 74321 65358 2 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
UNIDJ 020, 156 899-1 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Do U Wanna Die? (Single) BOOYA Records, Universal, Universal Records UNIDJ 020, 156 899-1 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
BMK0014-2 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. vs. S. Oliver BBL Allstars* A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. vs. S. Oliver BBL Allstars* - You Know The Names(CD, Maxi) Bookmark BMK0014-2 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
9719224 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Feat. Frankfurt Galaxy A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Feat. Frankfurt Galaxy - Here We Come(CD, Maxi) Bellaphon 9719224 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
none Struggle da Preacher, Young Noble, A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Struggle da Preacher, Young Noble, A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. - 365 Grind(File, MP3, Single) SDP Production none Russia 2014
none Struggle da Preacher, A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Struggle da Preacher, A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. - Still...(File, MP3, Single) SDP Production none Russia 2015

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