Brainpower

Nombre real:
Gert-Jan Mulder
Perfil:
Born on February 5, 1975 in Antwerp, Belgium as son of a progressive Reverend. Brainpower was raised in Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands, where he became a fan of hip hop and rap. In 1994, he enrolled at University of Amsterdam and studied Communication Sciences.

Based out of Amsterdam, In 1998, as Brainpower, he entered the Grote Prijs van Nederland — a national talent show in music—in the categories R&B and hip hop, winning both the jury prize and the public's appreciation prize.

In 1999, he had his first Top-40 hit together with several other Dutch-language rap artists, all featuring on the Extince track Zoete Inval ("Sweet Incursion").

In 2000, Brainpower was both seen and heard in the video clip of the song Als niet Als ("If not If"), by the renowned musicians of Doe Maar. In that same year, he had his first solo hit, Door Merg en Brain ("Through Marrow and Brain").

In 2001, Brainpower released his first album, named after the hit single Door Merg en Brain. It contains a number of songs with an emotional touch, like the famous Je Moest Waarschijnlijk Gaan ("You Probably had to Go"), referring to the suicide killing of one his best friends.

In 2002, Brainpower received a TMF Award in the category Best National Hip Hop Act. In that same year, Dansplaat ("Dance Track") was released, a single that swiftly topped the charts in both the Netherlands and Belgium. Also in 2002, Brainpower won an MTV Award for best Dutch act.

In 2003, Brainpower won a second TMF Award as well as an Edison award for Best National R&B/Hip Hop act. He started a new project called ADHD, altering the acronym's meaning to Aanbevolen Dagelijkse Hoeveelheid Dopeness ("Daily Recommended Dosage of Dopeness").

In 2005, Brainpower returned with the hit Even Stil ("Moment of Silence"), it has the same name as his new album
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Albums

none Brainpower - The Freestyles Chapter album art Brainpower The Freestyles Chapter(Cass, Ltd) Made In Da Shade none Netherlands 1999 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Door Merg & Brain album art Brainpower Door Merg & Brain (Album) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2001 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Verschil Moet Er Zijn album art Brainpower Verschil Moet Er Zijn (Album) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings Benelux 2002 Vender esta versión
PIASN 089 DVD, 944.0089.074, none Brainpower - The Box P.U.R.E. Session album art Brainpower The Box P.U.R.E. Session(DVD + CD) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings, Lyric Recordings PIASN 089 DVD, 944.0089.074, none Netherlands 2003 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Even Stil album art Brainpower Even Stil (Album) Lyric Recordings, Lyric Recordings Netherlands 2005 Vender esta versión
97017 Brainpower - Datvinnikcoke album art Brainpower Datvinnikcoke(CD, Album) Coca-Cola 97017 Netherlands 2006 Vender esta versión
97028 Brainpower - Hart / Hard album art Brainpower Hart / Hard(2xCD, Album + Box) Lyric Recordings 97028 Netherlands 2008 Vender esta versión
97026 Brainpower - Hart album art Brainpower Hart(CD, Album) Lyric Recordings, Play It Again Sam [PIAS] 97026 Netherlands 2008 Vender esta versión
97027 Brainpower - Hard album art Brainpower Hard(CD, Album) Lyric Recordings, Play It Again Sam [PIAS] 97027 Netherlands 2008 Vender esta versión
none Brainpower - Determination album art Brainpower Determination(CD, Album) Lyric Recordings none Netherlands 2015 Vender esta versión

Singles & EPs

Lyric 001 Brainpower - Lyricist / Can't Miss It album art Brainpower Lyricist / Can't Miss It(12") Lyric Recordings Lyric 001 Netherlands 1999 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - De Vierde Kaart album art Brainpower Feat. Lloyd (4) Brainpower Feat. Lloyd (4) - De Vierde Kaart (Maxi, Single) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2000 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Door Merg & Brain album art Brainpower Door Merg & Brain (Single) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2000 Vender esta versión
PIASN 082 Brainpower - MC Vol Overgave album art Brainpower MC Vol Overgave(12") [PIAS] Recordings PIASN 082 Netherlands 2000 Vender esta versión
VVR5013283 Brainpower - Als Niet Als album art Doe Maar Met Brainpower En Def P Doe Maar Met Brainpower En Def P - Als Niet Als(CD, Single) V2 Records VVR5013283 Netherlands 2000 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Wat Een Jinx Is album art Brainpower Wat Een Jinx Is (Single) [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2001 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Down 2K1 album art Green Lizard Featuring Brainpower & TLM Green Lizard Featuring Brainpower & TLM - Down 2K1 (Maxi, Single) Double T Music Netherlands 2001 Vender esta versión
PIASN 084 CDS, 944.0084.124 Brainpower - Je Moest Waarschijnlijk Gaan album art Brainpower Je Moest Waarschijnlijk Gaan(CD, Single) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings PIASN 084 CDS, 944.0084.124 Netherlands 2001 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Dansplaat album art Brainpower Dansplaat (Single, Maxi) [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2002 Vender esta versión
COL 673422 1, 6734221000 Brainpower - One Mic (Remix) / Made You Look album art Nas Feat. Brainpower Nas Feat. Brainpower - One Mic (Remix) / Made You Look(CD, Single, Car) Columbia, Columbia COL 673422 1, 6734221000 Netherlands 2002 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Voel De Vibe album art Brainpower Voel De Vibe (Maxi) [PIAS] Recordings, [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2002 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Schreeuwetuit! album art Brainpower Schreeuwetuit! (Maxi, Single) [PIAS] Recordings Netherlands 2003 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Alles album art Brainpower Alles (Maxi, Single) EMI, Lyric Recordings Netherlands 2005 Vender esta versión
0946 335588 2 3 Brainpower - Even Stil album art Brainpower Even Stil(CD, Single, Copy Prot.) Lyric Recordings 0946 335588 2 3 Netherlands 2005 Vender esta versión
Brainpower - Non Stop album art The Partysquad & Brainpower The Partysquad & Brainpower - Non Stop (Maxi) Universal Music Netherlands 2007 Vender esta versión