Brainpower

Gert-Jan Mulder

Also known as Brain Power
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.mcbrainpower.nl, http://www.myspace.com/mcbrainpower

Discography of Brainpower:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Dansplaat 6 Audio 2002 [PIAS] Recordings
2 Door Merg & Brain 6 Audio 2000 [PIAS] Recordings
3 Door Merg & Brain 16 Audio 2001
4 Wat Een Jinx Is 5 Audio 2001 [PIAS] Recordings
5 MC Vol Overgave 7 Audio 2000 [PIAS] Recordings
6 Voel De Vibe 3 Audio 2002-08-13
7 Schreeuwetuit! 2 Audio 2003 [PIAS] Recordings
8 Door Merg & Brain (Lowlands Editie) 20 Audio 2002 [PIAS] Recordings
9 Alles 3 Audio 2005 EMI
10 Verschil Moet Er Zijn 17 Audio 2002
11 Door Merg & Brain 12 Audio 2001 [PIAS] Recordings
12 Dansplaat 2 Audio 2002
13 Even Stil 15 Audio 2005-05-20 Lyric Recordings
14 Non Stop 4 Audio 2007-01-24 Universal Music
15 Lyricist / Can't Miss It 5 Audio 1999-01-01 Lyric Recordings
16 Als Niet Als 2 Audio 2000 V2 Records
17 The Box P.U.R.E. Session 28 Audio 2003
18 Hart / Hard 30 Audio 2008 Lyric Recordings
19 Hard 14 Audio 2008
20 Hart 14 Audio 2008 Lyric Recordings
21 Schreeuwetuit! 2 Audio 2003
22 Exclusieve Album Sampler 2 Audio 2000 [PIAS] Recordings
23 Down 2K1 4 Audio 2001 Double T Music
24 Alles / Pro 5 Audio 2005 Lyric Recordings
25 De Vierde Kaart 4 Audio 2000
26 Even Stil 2 Audio 2005 Lyric Recordings
27 Voel De Vibe 4 Audio 2002 [PIAS] Recordings
28 Mic Bizniz 2 Audio 2011 Lyric Recordings
29 Emcee Fluid 3 Audio 2011 Lyric Recordings
30 Mind Ur Bizniz 3 Audio 2010-11-00 Lyric Recordings
31 De Vierde Kaart 2 Audio 2000
32 Wat Een Jinx Is 2 Audio 2001 [PIAS] Recordings
33 De "Even Stil" Mixtape 3 Audio 2005 Lyric Recordings
34 Je Moest Waarschijnlijk Gaan 2 Audio 2001
35 Verschil Moet Er Zijn (King Size Edition) 31 Audio 2002
36 Datvinnikcoke 12 Audio 2006 Coca-Cola
37 The Universal Funk 4 Audio 2013-04-20 Lyric Recordings
38 Cut Me Loose 5 Audio 2008 Intertwine Records (2)
39 Even Stil 2 Audio 2005 EMI


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 [a=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 [a=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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