Sun 08 July
Sevn Alias is a multi-platinum recording artist from the Netherlands and is responsible for multiple platinum and gold hits in 2016 and 2017. The four times platinum awarded hit single “Gass” has over 25 million streams on spotify and more than 32 million views on YouTube, breaking the local record of most watched video of all time. Moreover, “Gass” was the lead single on album “Gate 16” which received the highest prestigious Edison music award in the category Hip-Hop.
The gold records “Ma3lish” and “Kifesh” released in 2015 first introduced Sevn Alias to a broader audience. The refreshing sound of mixing trap and arabic influences was pioneering and set the tone for the sound of 2016, leading others to follow by his example. Following the releases of his debut EPs “Twenty Four Sevn”, “Twenty Four Sevn 2” and “Twenty Four Sevn 3”, mulitple gold records were awarded for the hits “Summer 16”, “Woosh”, “Ma3lish” and “LA/Bentley”.
His debut album “Trap Grammy” was released in 2016 with a sold-out concert tour and brought forth the gold record “Turnen”. His hit-making succes continued into 2017 when he received a double-platinum award for featuring on the track “Tempo”. Aside from his own records, Sevn Alias featured on a string of award-winning tracks and albums by others, such as the triple-platinum single “One Night Stand” by B-Brave.
In a short time-span of nearly two years, Sevn Alias has paved his stairway to succes from back alleys to the top of the industry record by record. It’s the rags to riches story on steroids while remaining humble and true to his early beginnings. His new album “Picasso” to be released in 2017 promises to stay true to his unique trap wordings while discovering the next new sounds to carry his message.
Moreover, 2017 marks the year in which he crosses over to the international market with an English version of “Gass” featuring Sneakbo, Abra Cadabra, Jairzinho and Stefflon Don.
Throughout his fast climb to succes, Sevn Alias has kept his grounded perspective and understands that it takes hard work, especially when crossing over to other markets. While he doesn’t have many dreams, the dream of one day performing at Wireless festival keeps him motivated and hungry. This year, Sevn Alias is definitely one to keep your eye on as “Gass” will be the first of many songs to be released.
“Gass” featuring Sneakbo, Abra Cadabra, Jairzinho and Stefflon Don will be released summer 2017.
Sevn Alias (1996) is a Dutch rapper from Surinam and Antillian descent. Managed by La Foux, he resides in The Netherlands where he records and writes.