Akanni

Real Name:
Akanni Humphrey
Profile:
Akanni Humphrey is a B-Boy/MC from the South Bronx, who was a member of legendary B-Boy crews, such as M&M (1976), RPT Crew (1980), 3D Crew (1983-84), Tron Brothers, L Brothers Crew (1984), Floorlordz (1984-86), Live Action Squad (1986-90), as well as Full Circle Crew from 1995 to 1996.

He performed at the first Hip-Hop Musical "Jam On The Groove" with his crew GhettOriginal in 1996, which toured the United States, Brazil, Israel and Japan.

In 1996 he meet Special FX, a B-Boy from Copenhagen, Denmark, who introduced him to Cora E & DJ Esther from Heidelberg, Germany. soon after Akanni relocated to Cologne, Germany, where he recorded his classic tape "2009" with Future Rock from Creme De La Creme.

Upon joining Mellowbag, Akanni relocated to Berlin, where they recorded and released the album "Bipolar Opposites" on Downbeat Records. Akanni., no longer with Mellowbag, concentrates his energy on his own group Star Eye, which features a live band as well as his DJ, Dr. Chris from Cologne.

Star Eye have released numerous singles, as well as an LP "Soul Melodics" on FM Recordz. He is currently involved with a new musical called "Clap Ya Hands" which is being performed in Berlin.
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Vocals

BADB-Tape 002 Akanni - MC Freestyle Session 2 album art DJ Lifeforce DJ Lifeforce - MC Freestyle Session 2(Cass) Beatz Aus Der Bude BADB-Tape 002 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
EPC 503040 2 Akanni - D.i.a.s.p.o.r.a. album art Sékou The Ambassador* X-P's Sékou The Ambassador* - D.i.a.s.p.o.r.a. (Album) Epic, Epic EPC 503040 2 Germany 2001 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

MOB 0019-1 Akanni - 1973 Recon album art DJ Hype (2) The Session DJ Hype (2) - 1973 Recon(2xLP, Album) Masters On Broadway MOB 0019-1 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

none Akanni Akanni - 2.0.0.9(Cass, MiniAlbum, Ltd) Not On Label (Akanni Self-released) none Germany 1997 Sell This Version
FOR 494639 1, 494639 1, 4946391000 Akanni - Grosses Kino album art Blumentopf Outro Blumentopf - Grosses Kino (Album) Four Music, Four Music, Columbia FOR 494639 1, 494639 1, 4946391000 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
35400122 Akanni - Soul Melodics album art Star Eye Keep On Star Eye - Soul Melodics(CD, Album) FM Recordz 35400122 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
FM 007 Akanni - ...Hey You! album art Star Eye Star Eye - ...Hey You!(12") FM Recordz FM 007 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
MOB 0019-1 Akanni - 1973 Recon album art DJ Hype (2) The Session DJ Hype (2) - 1973 Recon (Album) Masters On Broadway MOB 0019-1 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

Featuring & Presenting

none Akanni - Self. album art Walkin' Large The Jam Walkin' Large - Self. (Album) Downbeat (3) none Germany 1998 Sell This Version
EPC 503040 1, 5030401000 Akanni - D.i.a.s.p.o.r.a. album art Sékou The Ambassador* X-P's Sékou The Ambassador* - D.i.a.s.p.o.r.a.(2xLP, Album) Epic, Epic EPC 503040 1, 5030401000 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
MOB 0019-1 Akanni - 1973 Recon album art DJ Hype (2) The Session DJ Hype (2) - 1973 Recon (Album) Masters On Broadway MOB 0019-1 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
none Akanni - Booth- & Beattag album art Da Flexiblez Struggle RMX Da Flexiblez - Booth- & Beattag(20xFile, MP3, Mixtape, Promo, 192) rap.de/Records none Germany 2008
none Akanni - Klassentreffen Vol. 1 album art Various Inspiration Various - Klassentreffen Vol. 1(24xFile, MP3, Smplr, VBR) Not On Label none Germany 2014

Production

none Akanni Akanni - 2.0.0.9(Cass, MiniAlbum, Ltd) Not On Label (Akanni Self-released) none Germany 1997 Sell This Version

Technical

FM 003 Akanni - Flavamatic Beatz 'N Rhymez album art Various Streetsnakes Various - Flavamatic Beatz 'N Rhymez(2xLP, Comp) FM Recordz FM 003 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1999 Sell This Version

Acting, Literary & Spoken

FOR 494639 1, 494639 1, 4946391000 Akanni - Grosses Kino album art Blumentopf Outro Blumentopf - Grosses Kino (Album) Four Music, Four Music, Columbia FOR 494639 1, 494639 1, 4946391000 Germany 1999 Sell This Version