Rahzel Mr. Brown known as Rahzel is a Musicien American born in the Queens with New York. This artist specialized in the Human beatbox transposable in French by vocal percussion . Its single instrument as any artist of Human beatbox is its mouth. He was probably the most known member of the group The Roots. Its talent and its role of precursor of the Human beatbox were worth to him the nickname of Godfather off Noyze - the godfather of the noise.
BiographyRahzel grew in the Bronx with New York. It came regularly to the concerts from Grandmaster Flash. Later, it will become one of the members of the team of round of the Ultramagnetic MCs. It was also influenced by artists such as Doug E. Fresh, Biz Markie, Bobby McFerrin, Buffy of the group The Fat Servant boys, and Al Jarreau.
Rahzel extended the art of the Human beatbox in a single way. Beyond its aptitude to reproduce many sounds (Scratching, box at rate/rhythm), it is able to create vocal percussions while singing the text simultaneously. This is shown by its interpretation has cappella from now on celebrates If Your Mother Only Knew . Actually the vocal percussion - the Beat - always comes before the voice, but the sequence of both is so fast that the auditive illusion is perfect.
- In 1995 Rahzel took part in the album Lauschgift by Die Fantastischen Vier, a group of German Hip hop. It contributed to the two songs, One the Next Album and Locker bleiben .
Rahzel collaborated with the Musicien and Chanteur Mike Patton on the project Patton and Rahzel .
Rahzel likes to imitate sound effects of Video games. It contributed besides to the realization of some titles of the original soundtrack of the series of Video games SSX.
In 1999, it collaborates with Common Sense on the Jam title of Alliance Ethnik, extracted the album " Conceited person Like Back".
In 2004, Rahzel collaborated with Björk and others beatboxers on its album Medúlla. Its aptitudes as regards Human beatbox are also implemented with the group The Crystal Method' S on the album Legion off Boom , in which it provides the vocal Beat S for the Chanson The American Way and others on the disc.
In 2006, Rahzel took part in the album and the rounds of '' Peeping Tom '', project of Mike Patton. The album comprises other interpreters such as: Norah Jones, daN the Automator and Kid Koala. The disc is a mixture of Hip hop and Rock - more or less pronounced according to the songs - with the vocal style multi facets of Mike Patton.
- Make The Music 2000 - MCA record (1999)
- Rahzels Greatest Knockouts - Sureshot Recordings (2004)
- http://www.rahzel.info Forum, photographs and last information on Rahzel.
- http://www.micism.com/iba/rahzel/ Profile of Rahzel
- http://halftimeonline.com/sickwidit/rahzel/ Interview of Rahzel (2004)
- http://www.beatboxing.com/BBC_SITE/DOWNLOADS/AUDIO/Rahzel.mp3 Rahzel into live: the happy one and voice at the same time.
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