Dendemann

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Dendemann
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Background information
Birth name Daniel Ebel
Also known as Daniel LaRusso, Volker Racho, Olaf Mitender
Born 1974
Origin Menden, Germany
Genres German hip hop
Labels Yo Mama
Associated acts Eins Zwo
Website www.dendemann.de

Daniel Ebel, better known as Dendemann (* 27. Juni 1974) is a German rapper from Menden. He is known for his rough voice and his witty, wordplay-filled lyrics in which he mostly tells stories from everyday life.

Biography[edit]

Dendemanns first success was with the crew Arme Ritter, who often functioned as support for Fettes Brot and were featured on their album außen Top Hits, innen Geschmack. Arme Ritter had previously released a single called "Disco '95" on Sony Music, but to little avail. In the mid-1990s, Dendemann and Thomas "Rabauke" Jensen, the tour DJ of Fettes Brot, founded the hip hop duo Eins Zwo. At the same time, Dendemann was working with the former Arme Ritter artist Majubiese and his friend Nico Suave, under the alias Mutter Natur.

A screenshot of the video to "3½ Minuten"

In 2003, Eins Zwo disbanded and both Dendemann and Rabauke are pursuing their solo careers. In the same year, Dendemann release the EP "DasSchweigenDilemma", for which he produced the beats himself.

His album Die Pfütze des Eisbergs was published on September 1, 2006, the instrumentals were produced by Jansen & Kowalski and the Audiotreats. The video to the single "3½ Minuten" parodies music and video of D'Angelo's song "Untitled (How Does It Feel)" - Dendemann shaved his head and wore fake rubber muscles to imitate D'Angelo's looks and stature.

Discography[edit]

For releases with Eins Zwo, see Eins Zwo#Discography.

Alben[edit]

  • 2006 - Die Pfütze des Eisbergs (Yo Mama)
  • 2008 - Abersowasvonlive (Yo Mama)
  • 2010 - Vom Vintage verweht (Yo Mama)

Singles[edit]

  • 2003 - "DasSchweigenDilemma" (EP) (Yo Mama)
  • 2006 - "3½ Minuten" (Yo Mama)
  • 2007 - "Endlich Nichtschwimmer" (Yo Mama)
  • 2010 - "Stumpf ist Trumpf 3.0" (Yo Mama)

Features[edit]

  • 1996 - "... Und Ich Geh Nicht Zum Arzt" (as Arme Ritter with Fettes Brot on Außen Top Hits, Innen Geschmack by Fettes Brot)
  • 1998 - "Es ist nicht so, wie Du denkst" (on the soundtrack to Fatih Akin's film Short Sharp Shock)
  • 1998 - "Susanne Zur Freiheit" (Single from Fischmob's album Power)
  • 1998 - "Dein Herz Schlägt Schneller (Remix)" (Fünf Sterne Deluxe single; with I.L.L. Will)
  • 1999 - "Schnappsidee" (DJ Thomilla single; with Wasi)
  • 1999 - "3D" (with Samy Deluxe; on Doppelkopf's album Von Abseits)
  • 1999 - "Bonustrack" (as Mutter Natur on Spiegelbilder by MajuBiese)
  • 1999 -"K Zwo" (with Das Bo, Falk, Samy Deluxe, Ferris MC and Illo on Beginner's 12" "Füchse/K Zwo")
  • 2000 -"DD im Haus" (on Dynamite Deluxe's album Deluxe Soundsystem)
  • 2000 - "T2wei" (with Nico Suave on Deichkind's album Bitte ziehen Sie durch)
  • 2001 - "Einer von Ihnen" (with Nico Suave on DJ Friction's album Alarmstufe Rot)
  • 2001 - "Jugendsünden" (with Manuva on Nico Suave's album Suave)
  • 2001 - "Session" (with Illo and Nico Suave on the album Samy Deluxe)
  • 2002 - "Kurzschluss" (on Moqui Marbles' album Das Teredeum)
  • 2002 - "Irgendwas" (on Chima's album Reine Glaubenssache)
  • 2002 - "Siebenschläfer" (on Roey Marquis II's album Herzessenz)
  • 2002 - "Mythos - Headz Hoch" (with Tefla & Jaleel on the sampler Splash! Masterblaster 2002)
  • 2002 - "Cro & Pontra" (on I.L.L. Will's album LP, Nicht Vollständig)
  • 2002 - "Backstagepass" (on Tefla & Jaleel's album Direkt Neben Dir)
  • 2004 - "God is a music (Tropf-Remix)" (on Beginner's single Morgen Freeman)
  • 2004 - "Beat a i já und ich" (on Prago Union's album "HDP")
  • 2005 - "Tut Mir Leid" (Single from J-Luvs album Threeshot - Hip Hop Kingz)
  • 2006 - "Das verbotene Z-Wort" (on the Kool DJ GQ Album Birth of Kool)
  • 2006 - "King Promo" (on Curse's single "Struggle")
  • 2006 - "Für immer und dich (Tropf-Remix)" (on Jan Delay's single Für immer und dich)

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