FUAT ERGIN / BIOGRAPHY
Fuat Ergin was born in Berlin, in 1972. He came to Turkey (to his native town, Sile) with his family for a temporary stay in 1984. After staying there 5 years, he turned back to Germany.
In 1992, he wrote his first rap song in English. In 1995, he decided to write his songs in Turkish, because he has proficiency in three languages, but he was thinking of in Turkish. He recorded his first professional album, titled ‘Hassickdir?’ in 1995. He made his debut in Germany after releasing of Royalbunker’s compilation album, M.O.R (December, 2000), which made sale of almost 90 thousand copies. (For more information about dates, please check the ‘discography’) Starting from 1992, he joined hip-hop jam-sessions in Berlin. He had many concerts nearly in every Turkish city and also in Austria, Holland, Sweden, and North Cyprus.
1993 – 1995 : Fuat interviewed with the masters of hip-hop when they were performing in Berlin. His interviews with BEASTIE BOYS, NAS, FUGEES, BLADE, ONYX, GUNSHOT, DAS EFX, READYKILL, HOUSE OF PAIN, GOATS, GANGSTARR’DAN GURU, GRAVE DIGGAZ, BOOYAA TRIBE were published in a hip-hop journal, called ‘Miks News’ 1995 – 1996 : He performed for Hip Hop Mobil and taught Hip Hop. 1997 – 1998 : He masterminded rap workshop in Berlin Hip Hop Haus. In this workshop, he gave Hip Hop courses to German and Turkish children whose age ranged from 8 to 16.
1999 : Fuat was on his first professional tour in Germany with Soul of Mischief, Swollen Members, DJ Hype and Kool Savas In Berlin, he also performed in the concerts of prominent groups, such as, Arsonists (New York), DJ Vadim (St. Petersburg), Del The Funky Homosapien (L.A. Oakland), Casual (L.A. Oakland), X – Man (New York), C.V.E. (L.A.) 2002: He took place in the renown album of RZA (Wu – Tang Clan) ‘The World According to RZA’, which was released worldwide. 2003 – 2004: He acted in Berlin Theater Zerbrochene Fenster. He acted the play ’36 Street’ 16 times in these years.
Summer 2004 : In Berlin Kreuzberg Bizim E.V. , he organized workshops for 8 – 16 ages Turkish students. Together with his students, he gave concert in Karneval Der Kulturen.
September 2004: He started to continue his carrier in Turkey. During this time, he engaged in giving concerts. (Please, for details, check the concert programme)
2005 : Iremrecords released his first album, titled ‘Her Ayin Elemani’. Except for Fuat’s ‘Her Ayin Elemani’, he has four solo and three compilation albums. (The names of the albums as follows: ‘Hassickdir?’, ‘Hassickdir? 2’, ‘Hassickdir? 3’, ‘Bonobo 1 Panzer’, ‘Rapustad’, ‘M.O.R.’, ‘Fettfleck’ )
Fuat Ergin', 30 Ekim 1972 yilinda Berlin'de dogdu. 1984 yilinda ailesiyle birlikte Turkiye'ye (Sile) geldi. Turkiye'de bes sene kaldiktan sonra Almanya'ya geri dondu.
1992 de ilk rapini Ingilizce olarak yazdi. 1995 senesinde ise rap'lerini Turkce yazmaya karar verdi. Cunku uc dil biliyordu ama sadece Turkce dusunuyordu.
Ilk profesyonel kaydini 1995 yilinda ..Hassickdir? adli albumle yapti. Almanya'da Royalbunker in 2000 yilinin aralik ayinda piyasaya surulen M.O.R. adli toplama albumle 90 bin rakamina ulasildi ve Fuat boylece adindan soz ettirmeye basladi.
1992 den itibaren Berlin deki hip hop jam lerde sahneye cikmaya basladi. Almanya'nin hemen her sehrinde, Turkiye, Avusturya, Hollanda, Isvec ve Kuzey Kibris'ta bir cok konser verdi.
Fuat, Berlin e konser vermeye gelen hip hop un onde gelen isimleriyle roportajlar da yapti. 1993 1995 yillari arasinda Miks News adli hip hop dergisinde, Beastie Boys, Nas, Fugees, Blade, ONYX, Gunshot, Das EFX, Readykill, House of Pain, Goats, Gangstarr DAN GURU, Grave Diggaz, Booyaa Tribe roportajlari yayimlandi.
1995 1996 yillari arasi Hip Hop Mobil icin konserler ve rap egitimi verdi.
1997 1998 de Berlin Hip Hop Haus ta rap workshop u yapti. Bu workshop ta 8 16 yas grubu Alman ve Turk cocuklara rap dersleri verdi.
1999 yilinda Fuat; Soul of Mischief, Swollen Members, DJ Hype (1999 - 2000 International Turntablism Federation ITF Avrupa Birincisi) ve Kool Savas la ilk Almanya turnesine cikti Berlin de Arsonists (New York), DJ Vadim (St. Petersburg), Del The Funky Homosapien (L.A. Oakland), Casual (L.A. Oakland), X Man (New York), C.V.E. (L.A.) gibi onemli gruplarin konserlerinde yer aldi.
2002 yilinda tum dunyada piyasaya surulen RZA nin (Wu Tang Clan) The World According to RZA albumunde yer aldi.
2003 2004 te, Berlin Theater Zerbrochene Fenster de tiyatroda oynadi 36 Street.. adli oyun bu tarihler arasinda 16 kez sahnelendi.
2004 yazinda Berlin Kreuzberg Bizim E.V de yine 8 16 yas grubu Turk ogrencilere rap workshop u duzenledi. Karneval Der Kulturen de ayni ogrencileriyle konser verdi. 2004 Eylul'unde kariyerini Turkiye'de surdurmeye basladi. Turkiye de pek cok kez sahneye cikti. 2005 yilinda Iremrecords etiketiyle "Her Ayin Elemani" albumunu yayimladi. Fuat in Her Ayin Elemani albumu disinnda dort solo, uc de toplama albumu yer aliyor! ( Album isimleri: Hassickdir?, Hassickdir? 2, Hassickdir? 3, Bonobo 1 Panzer, Rapustad, M.O.R, Fettfleck. )
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