Share the Vibe: tunes by BRAZ
Bryan van Belzen, better known as BRAZ, came to Eindhoven and flourished. After releasing several singles and touring with Eindhoven-based artist Fresku, the rapper released his mixtape ‘BRAZPARK’. Curious about his taste in music?
Q. How do you describe your connection with Eindhoven?
A. As the city where I was able to develop myself into the artist I am today. A home base.
Q. You picked some songs. What does this list mean to you? Why these tracks?
A. This is my top 10 quarantine songs. This list reflects what I've been feeling lately. I have been on many walks and thought about personal things from the past year. You can see it as therapeutic music to regain your senses.
Q. What's the best party song?
A. Pkew Pkew Pkew - Mid20's skateboarder.
Q. What song always makes you cry?
A. Whitney Houston - Run to you.
Q. Which song describes Eindhoven for you?
A. Kutzooi - Party Groove (Carnaval 2013) because it is the definition of Eindhoven.
Q. Which single song would you take with you to a desert island?
A. James Ingram - Ya Mo Be There Ft. Michael McDonald.
Q. Whom would you like to sing a duet with?
A. With Teemong.
Q. What is your favorite instrument?
A. A 70's keyboard with those warm tones.
Q. Which song should never be played again? Why this song?
A. R. Kelly - Burn it up, I hate this song. It reminds me of clubs and all the superficial shit that comes with it.
Q. Who gave the best performance ever?
A. Best performance, Travis Scott 2017 at WOO HAH!.
Q. Who would you like to see live in Eindhoven?
A. Rex Orange County, performing at Area 51 among all the skaters, sounds perfect to me.
Enough chit-chat. Let's listen to some tunes!