Profile of the performer Raiko:
Born December 30th, 1980 in Cape Town, South Africa, Raiko is a true soldier of the South African hip-hop movement, having established himself as a DJ, producer, broadcaster, promoter and writer, since his career began in 1998.
One of the most hard-working DJs on the South African hip hop circuit, as one third of [b]Abnormal Detail[/b], a group which features [a=Gini Grindith] and [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Tha+Hymphatic+Thabs]Hymphatic Thabs[/url], as well as being the tour DJ for [a=Ben Sharpa], Raiko is also known for his eclectic sets underpinned by the classic 90s Golden Era hip hop sound.
As a promoter, he was a member of [b]amuchDarkerPromotions[/b], an independent production company that was responsible for a number of legendary Cape Town hip hop events, such as Boogie Down Knights (1998-2001), Wordlife (2000-2001) and The Lounge Sessions (2003-2006). Having relocated to downtown Johannesburg since, Raiko has deejayed alongside some of the finest hip-hop DJs nationally and internationally, including [a=Ready D] (ZA), [a=DJ Hamma] (ZA), [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Big+Dre+(2)]Big Dre[/url] (ZA), [a=DJ Spair] (US), [a=DJ Kofi] (UK), [a=DJ Semtex] (UK), [a=Asif] (UK), [a=DJ Woody] (UK), [a=Mr. Thing] (UK) and [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/DJ+Kim+(3)]DJ Kim[/url] (FR).
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Choose albums of full discography of Raiko
|#||Release cover||Release title||Tracks amount||Download release in mp3?||Official release date||Label production|
|1||The 3:30 A.M. Tape||29||mp3, CD||2008||Goose Bump|
|2||Hype Sessions Vol. 15: Story Time||18||mp3, CD||2007||Hype Magazine|
|3||Under The Table||20||mp3, CD||2008||Goose Bump|