We continue TOP5 series.
This week our guest is Bosnian rapper EDO MAAJKA.
Photo: Edo Maajka FB
Edin Osmić was born and raised in Brčko (Bosnia)). In 1992 when the Bosnian war started, he left Bosnia and Herzegovina and went to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
He later returned to Tuzla(Bosnia) where he formed group Diskord, later named Defence. The group became one of the best in the city of Tuzla and all of Bosnia.
At tenth edition of first Bosnian hip hip radio show FMJAM Edo meets DJ Soula & Erola. He soon becomes regular member of FMJAM team. Later EDO, Frenkie, DJ Soul, Hamaz i Munja form group Disciplinska Komisija on which album we are still waiting.
He soon retuned to Zagreb and records demos for songs Minimalni rizik & Mahir i Alma. Both songs became hit’s on show Demo Blackout on Croatian Radio 101. Hosts of the show were DJ Phat Phillie & DJ FRX. He soon got offer from record label Menart to record his debut album.
His debut album is released in 2002 and titled SLUŠAJ MATER. Album got him award for the best newcomer in Croatia & Bosnia & good reception in Serbia, Slovenia & Macedonia. Edo also became member of Blackout team. Few songs from the album: Jesmol’ Sami, Faca, Pare, Pare, Šank ( feat. Nered, Bizzo Bodega, Mirza), Prikaze
His second album NO SIKIRIKI released on 2004 proved that he is one of the best MC’s in the Balkan region. He also formed a group Lexaurini. He toured with them all around Europe. Few songs from the album: No Sikiriki, Przii,Obečana Riječ, Dragi Moj Vlado, Kliše, Mater Vam Jebem
In 2006 he released his third album STIG’O ĆUMUR. He hosted best Serbian hip hop artists on album + TBF, Remi (Elemental),Munja-Defence, Lollobrigada, Dino Šaran. Few songs from the album; To mora da je ljubav (feat. Remi), Blažena Tišina (feat. TBF), Budi i ti (feat. Ajs Nigrutin), To što se traži (feat. Dino Šaran), Para na paru (feat: Lollobrigida), Rek’o sam joj (feat: Sky Wikluh), Stvoren za rep (feat. Sky Wikluh i Frenkie), Trpaj.
In 2008 he released his fourth album titled BALKANSKO A NAŠE. Few songs from the album: Ove godine slavim, Sve prolazi (feat. Saša from TBF), Hag ( feat. Dino Šaran), I dalje slušam, Hvala, voli vas Maajka.
In 2010 he released his best of album SPOMEN PLOČA. It includes his best songs and 2 new songs: Fotelja, Tata Mama, which were played with band. Few songs from the album: No Sikiriki, Sve prolazi sve, Jebo vladu, Trpaj trpaj, Pare, Pare, Przii.
HE WILL BE PERFORMING ON 14.3. @ STREET EXPLOSION
Here is his TOP5 selection:
Amira Medunjanin – Bogata Sam, Imam Svega
DISCIPLIN A KITSCHME: Neko mora to da spreči
Black Uhuru – Fit Yu Haffi Fit
The Black Keys – Sinister Kid
Seeed – Wonderful Life