Madkon( Norwegian hip-hop group)
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Madcon - it is fashionable nowadays Norwegian hip-hop group, members of which are two black guys. First - Tshawe Baqwa named Kapricon and second - Yosef Wolde-Mariam, wearing combat nickname Critical. Name of the group, on a plan of its founders to be interpreted as derived from the phrase Mad Conspiracy, which means crazy conspiracy.
. Kapricon was born in Germany in a family originating from South Africa but grew up in a place Tveita, which is located to the west of Oslo
. Critical was born in Norway, and his parents are from Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Even as a teenager, Kapricon and Critical united in the quest to become musicians. Guys have collaborated with many musicians in Norway, but the first major commercial success was their joint work with the group Paperboys. The song 'Barcelona' in the performance Madcon Paperboys and enjoyed immense popularity, and video on it and even received an award from the Scandinavian channel ZTV as the best video of the year. Way, friends from Paperboys in the same year received the Norwegian Grammy - premmiyu 'Spellemannprisen'.
Now Tshawe and Yosef are his own show on Norwegian TV. It's called 'The Voice of Madcon'. The program is broadcast in the evening from Monday to Thursday on the music channel 'The Voice'. Leading talk about life, joke, show videos and take the guests.
In 2007 Tshawe participated in the project 'Skal Vi Danse?'. This is the Norwegian version of 'Dancing with the Stars'. By the way, soloist Madcon and was awarded the 'Skal Vi Danse?'.
But that's not all. In the near future on the Norwegian channel TV2 will premiere a music game show 'Kan du teksten?', Which means' Do you know the lyrics? ". Leading, as you may have guessed, will Yosef and Tshawe.
The last to date album Madcon called 'So Dark The Con Of Man', was released on December 3, 2007. The first single from the album 'Beggin' went platinum in sales in Norway, as well as for several weeks was the best-selling online music composition. In writing songs, in addition to Madcon, also contributed to the group 3Elementz. 'Beggin' is a cover version, originally performed in 1967 by a group of 'The Four Seasons' with vocals by the legendary Frankie Valli. Now this song performed by Madcon storms esters Russian music channels.
So Dark The Con Of Man (2008)
It's All A Madcon (2004)