Nom Civil:
Gert-Jan Mulder
Profil:
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

SP-00001 Brainpower - The Green Underground illustration d'album Various Sinkin' Feeling et 1 de plus… Various - The Green Underground(CD) Park3 SP-00001 Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
444.5678.220 Brainpower - [PIAS] At Pukkelpop - It Sounds Different illustration d'album Various Wat Een Jinx Is (Radio Edit) Various - [PIAS] At Pukkelpop - It Sounds Different(CD, Promo, Smplr) Play It Again Sam [PIAS] 444.5678.220 Belgium 2001 Vendre cette version
170 143 5 Brainpower - De Bazen Van De Club illustration d'album The Partysquad Discipline et 1 de plus… The Partysquad - De Bazen Van De Club(CD, Album) Universal Music 170 143 5 Netherlands 2006 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - The CoffeeCore Mixtape - Hip-Hop Meets Hardcore illustration d'album Drokz & Mr Courage Brainpower Drokz & Mr Courage - The CoffeeCore Mixtape - Hip-Hop Meets Hardcore(File, MP3, Mixed, 320) Not On Label (Coffeecore.de) none Germany 2009

Singles & EPs

none Brainpower - Clearasil Presents: Body Language EP illustration d'album Various Light It Up Various - Clearasil Presents: Body Language EP(CD, EP, Promo) Afilm Entertainement none Netherlands Unknown Vendre cette version

Compilations

7243 8489502 0 Brainpower - Alle 13 Dope illustration d'album Various Haat? Various - Alle 13 Dope(CD, Comp) Virgin, TopNotch 7243 8489502 0 Benelux 1998 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - Excluziv illustration d'album Various Metaphorical Movie Mix Various - Excluziv(Cass, Comp) Vinylators none Netherlands 1998 Vendre cette version
DMMB*DCDtwee Brainpower - Toen En Nu illustration d'album Doe Maar Als Niet Als (Clipversie) Doe Maar - Toen En Nu(2xCDr, Comp, Unofficial) Doe Maar Music Bootleg DMMB*DCDtwee Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
7243 5 25604 2 4 Brainpower - Pop & Prachtig 3 illustration d'album Various Als Niet Als Various - Pop & Prachtig 3(CD, Comp) Virgin EMI 7243 5 25604 2 4 Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
COS091, COS 091, 444.0031.020 Brainpower - Noorderslag 2001 - Nieuw Nederlands Peil 9 illustration d'album Various Door Merg En Brain Various - Noorderslag 2001 - Nieuw Nederlands Peil 9(CD, Comp) Conamus, Conamus, [PIAS] COS091, COS 091, 444.0031.020 Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - 3FM Megahits 2000 Nr 10 illustration d'album Various Door Merg & Brain Various - 3FM Megahits 2000 Nr 10(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label none Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
MC-609/01 Brainpower - Love Ballads 2000 illustration d'album Various Als Niet Als Various - Love Ballads 2000(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Invisible Halahup MC-609/01 Russia 2000 Vendre cette version
2000-72615-10 Brainpower - Hit Explosion (2000-10) illustration d'album Various Door Merg & Brain Various - Hit Explosion (2000-10)(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) AEX-BV Marketing 2000-72615-10 Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - TMF The Music Factory 2000 Volume 11 illustration d'album Various Door Merg En Brain Various - TMF The Music Factory 2000 Volume 11(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Bee The Best Records none Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
74321 740752 Brainpower - TMF Hitzone 10 illustration d'album Various Als Niet Als Various - TMF Hitzone 10(CD, Comp) BMG 74321 740752 Netherlands 2000 Vendre cette version
DM*1 Brainpower - Kompleet illustration d'album Doe Maar Als Niet Als Doe Maar - Kompleet(CDr, CD-ROM, Comp, Unofficial, MP3) Lek Records DM*1 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
18 31502 Brainpower - The 4 Box Volume 3 2001 illustration d'album Various De Vierde Kaart (as Brain Power) Various - The 4 Box Volume 3 2001(4xCD, Comp, Unofficial) PPP 18 31502 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - Euro Mega Hits 2001 Nr 11 (Nov./Dec.) illustration d'album Various Je Moest Waarschijnlijk Gaan Various - Euro Mega Hits 2001 Nr 11 (Nov./Dec.)(CD, Comp, Unofficial + CD, Comp, P/Mixed, Unoffici) Not On Label none Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
2001-72615-1 Brainpower - Hit Explosion (2001-3) illustration d'album Various De Vierde Kaart (as Brain Power) Various - Hit Explosion (2001-3)(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) AEX-BV Marketing 2001-72615-1 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
18 31502 Brainpower - The New Hitbox Size 4 illustration d'album Various De Vierde Kaart (as Brain Power) Various - The New Hitbox Size 4(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) PPP 18 31502 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - Double Serious Hits 2001 Volume 3 illustration d'album Various De Vierde Kaart (as Brain Power) Various - Double Serious Hits 2001 Volume 3(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Serious Records (3) none Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
7243 532603 2 3 Brainpower - Nokia TMF Awards 2001 illustration d'album Various De 4e Kaart (as Brain Power) Various - Nokia TMF Awards 2001(2xCD, Comp) Virgin 7243 532603 2 3 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
none Brainpower - Euro Mega Hits 2001 Nr 6 (Juni/Juli) illustration d'album Various Wat Een Jinx Is Various - Euro Mega Hits 2001 Nr 6 (Juni/Juli)(CD, Comp, Unofficial + CD, Comp, P/Mixed, Unoffici) Not On Label none Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
556 161-2 Brainpower - Top Of The Pops 2001 Volume One illustration d'album Various De Vierde Kaart Various - Top Of The Pops 2001 Volume One(2xCD, Comp) Universal TV 556 161-2 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version
444.1234.220 Brainpower - Live@Lowlands illustration d'album Various Wat Een Jinx Is (Radio Edit) Various - Live@Lowlands(CD, Comp, Promo) [PIAS] 444.1234.220 Netherlands 2001 Vendre cette version