Meet 'Electronic Beat Empire' – Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music Label

I confirmed as much as a swanky NYC lodge room on a Saturday night time not having a clue what to anticipate.

When I used to be initially invited to attend an intimate launch occasion of a brand new dance music report label my ears perked up – nevertheless it wasn’t due to the style of music, or a elaborate invite. It was due to the names behind the launch.

After some small speak and assembly everybody within the lodge room (perhaps 12-15 folks) it appeared the sensation was mutual. Everyone was on edge with anticipation, curious as to what we have been in for. A stupendous white Rolls Royce pulls up with Ice-T, his spouse CoCo and Mr. X (also referred to as Afrika Islam & Charlie Funk) inside.

Meet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music LabelMeet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music Label

Once upstairs they make their rounds, do a couple of one on one chats after which we get deep into dialog with a stay interview/Q&A (led by DJ Times) about their new dance music challenge – Electronic Beat Empire. It’s a tech/techno based mostly report label. Ice-T and Mr. X go method again so not solely are we listening to in regards to the challenge however we’re getting some severe music data dropped on us from the blokes who helped pioneer music as we all know it at present. I grew up on hip-hop from the 90s, after which fell in love with dance music within the early 2000s so this was fascinating for me. Like a gathering of the minds that broke down the limitations of what was attainable for music over time.

Meet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music LabelMeet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music Label

We listened to those two artists speak with full attentiveness for a great period of time, and all I might assume is that these guys actually love what they do, and are devoted to the music (no matter style). They’ve each been within the recreation for the reason that basis was laid, they usually helped lay it. Now they’re taking over a brand new journey with the eagerness and hearth nonetheless current. They’re not doing it as a result of digital music is now in style within the states, and positively not afraid of making an attempt new issues. They are doing it to have some enjoyable and put out music they will stand behind with out having to ask anybody permission.

Meet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music LabelMeet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music LabelAfrika Islam began out DJing in NYC with the Rock Steady Crew and studying from his mentor Afrika Bambaataa. He honed his abilities and shortly turned a staple in DJ tradition. He moved to LA the place he met Ice-T and the 2 turned buddies as he produced for Ice-T. He then found and predicted the facility of digital music earlier than it turned in style within the states; and has been taking part in techno over in Europe underneath the moniker Mr. X for the previous 15 years. Mr. X is now the primary main artist to signal to their new label Electronic Beat Empire together with his first launch, The Brutal E.P.

 

Meet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music LabelMeet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music Label

 

Ice-T is a rapper, actor and report producer whose affect on American popular culture is infinite. Originally from LA, he is one of many west coast’s most well-known artists, with albums like O.G. Original Gangster (1991). He’s typically cited as one of many key elements in influencing the style at present often called “gangster rap,” and finest identified at present for his position as Detective Fin on Law & Order SVU.

 

From the art work, music and visuals of Electronic Beat Empire we’re in for one thing particular. Something that techno hasn’t seen earlier than. It’s aggressive, glitchy and filled with power.
You’ll simply must see for your self – Listen beneath (Electronic Beat Empire):
Hip Hop DJs Don’t Play Techno E.P.
The Brutal E.P.
Meet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music LabelMeet 'Electronic Beat Empire' - Ice-T & Mr. X's New Dance Music Label

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