|Genres||German hip hop|
|Years active||1998 – present|
|Past members||Rhymin Simon
Die Sekte is a German rap group from Berlin, Germany. The group was formed in 1998 by Sido, B-Tight, Rhymin Simon and Vokalmatador. Originally it consisted of only Sido and B-Tight also known as duo A.i.d.S.
Since 2009 with the release of their debut album called Die Sekte the group consisted of Sido, B-Tight, Alpa Gun, Tony D, MOK, Bendt, Fuhrman and DJ Werd. All members are from Märkisches Viertel, except Alpa Gun (from Berlin-Schöneberg), Tony D and MOK (from Berlin-Neukölln).
Die Sekte was one of the first rap groups from Berlin and they have already sold 20,000 copies of their first EP and mixtapes.
They produced their first releases on a PlayStation. Their song lyrics contains therms such as the hard social life in the "ghetto". The new German hip hop style was, that time, critic about the music production and the song themes. On the EP "Sintflows", in 1998, the artists Calle, Collins, Kimba and Milo$ joined the group, but however in 2001 they left the group, except Sido und B-Tight.