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|Genres||Rap, hip hop, reggae|
|Years active||1998 – 2003
Warner Music Group
|Members||The Anonymous Mis / Postman (rapper)
Shyrock (rapper, singer)
Alyssa Stotijn (singer)
|Past members||G-Boah (DJ)|
The group was founded by The Anonymous Mis and G-Boah in 1993. They were influenced by Kool G Rap, Eric B & Rakim, Burning Spear and Bob Marley. On the road, Postmen play with a live band and have appeared on some the largest festivals in Europe.
Just before their debut LP Documents, Rollarocka joins the band and a string of hit singles followed. They enjoyed success in Europe, particularly in their home country of the Netherlands; their string of top 40-hits included "Cocktail", "Crisis", "U Wait" and a cover-version of Doe Maar's 1982 chart-topper "De Bom" (in collaboration with rapper Def Rhymz).
Postmen split up in 2005 because the three members had drifted apart. Anonymous Mis continued as Postman and released his solo-album Green in 2006. The first single Downhill features vocals from his award-winning rockstar-wife Anouk. They spent a year in Ohio with their three children to escape the pressures of fame, but eventually settled in Amsterdam. In May 2008 the couple announced their break-up.
Anonymous Mis continued with his current wife Alyssa Stotijn. 2012 marked the return of both Rollarocka (who released a solo-album as Maikal X) and the original Postmen-moniker. They collaborated on a new version of Doe Maar's 1983-song Alles Gaat Voorbij alongside rapper Kraantje Pappie. Anonymous Mis is also producing some of the tracks on Doe Maar's forthcoming album.
- Documents (1998)
- Revival (2001)
- Era (2003)
- Green (2006)
- Postman (2009)
- Apples & Oranges (2011)
- The Anonymous Mis (Remon Stotijn)
- G-Boah (Gus Bear)
- Rollarocka/Shyrocka (Michael Parkinson) now known as Maikal X
- Postman (voorheen Postmen) @ 1001artiesten.nl (Dutch language)
- Postmen artist page at discogs.com
- Postmen feat. Anouk at myspace.com