Koncept

Koncept

BandHip Hop

Recently releasing his indie label debut, Awaken via Soulspazm Records, Koncept has gained acclaim from the likes of The Source, MTV Networks, NahRight, HipHopDX, 2DopeBoyz, and so much more. XM Radio's legends such as DJ Eclipse, DJ Premier, & Tony Touch have kept his songs in heavy rotation.

Biography

Koncept is an emcee born in Queens, NY, and now resides in Brooklyn.
In early 2008, Koncept began working at Fat Beats Record Store (NYC), and with 6 other artists employed by the store, formed an undeniable rap group called the Brown Bag AllStars.

Koncept’s energy is unlike anything else you will see in music today. He brings the most captivating, entertaining performance to any stage, just like he has shown at packed venues throughout the US, Europe, and beyond.

In 2010, Koncept released an EP titled, "Playing Life", which is available for free download. This is the project that started, and created a strong fan base for this passionate emcee.

In 2011 Koncept linked up with Cali based producer, Tranzformer for a free EP titled “More Than Meets The Eye” presented by DJBooth.net. Koncept & Tranzformer dropped several videos for the project that were very well recieved. The video for "High" was even recognized, and praised by The Food Network.

Koncept has recently embarked on the world with his debut album, “Awaken” through Soulspazm/ Fat Beats Records. The project features guest appearances from Shady Records/ Slaughterhouse’s own, Royce da 5’9, Soul Khan, & Sene. Production is handled by Marco Polo, J57, The Audible Doctor & more. The lead single, “Watch The Sky Fall” featuring Royce da 5’9, produced by Marco Polo hit #1 on the CMJ Charts. The music video for "Aspirations" is also in rotation on MTV Networks.

Koncept's tracks have been aired on Sirius XM radio’s, Hip Hop Nation with DJ Eclipse, Live from Headquarters with DJ Premier, Shade 45 with Tony Touch, as well as college radio all around the world. He has been featured on hundreds of sites and blogs including Nahright, 2dopeboyz, HipHopDX, URB Magazine, DJ Booth, and many more. He has performed alongside greats such as Pharoahe Monch, Black Thought, Styles P, Big Daddy Kane, Large Pro, EPMD, Tash (Tha Alkaholics), Brand Nubian, Dead Prez, Joell Ortiz, & more.

In 2012, Koncept has toured Canada, Europe, and throughout the U.S.

In 2013, Koncept, Red Bull Soundstage artist, is dropping multiple EPs starting with "Malt Disney" in February, and is recording his second full-length album at Red Bull Studios in LA.

Discography

Koncept "Playing Life" (2010) Independent

Koncept & Tranzformer "More Than Meets The Eye" (2011) Independent/ presented by DJBooth.net

Koncept "Watch The Sky Fall" feat Royce da 5'9 (single) (2012) Soulspazm/Fat Beats Records

Koncept "Awaken" (2012) Soulspazm/Fat Beats Records

Set List

Songs from all projects to make sure no matter where you discovered Koncept, you will hear and enjoy something that you know, as well as get the opportunity to experience something new, and refreshing.