June2008 when Da Squadz get in the audition to get intoThe Platinum Music’.Hip-Hop United” at
Rasuna Studio, Taman RasunaApament their musicand lyrics was not grippy and swaggyenough
butsome people in The Platinum Music saw their potential. Their only need is chance, so we gave
them one shot.
Then it’sall over, Da Squadz gives their best shotand dropped a single from Da Squadz “SKIPP’ a
single that is catchy enough to stick around peoples ears, and positive social message for the youth.
The three members of Da Squadz are Deni, Sandi and Roby a.k.a Shy MC. They have manage some
times to exist in lndonesian hip-hop SCene. They have done rap ompetitions, Global TV let’s dance,
and Club penormances. They also raid the indy charts of radio’s in and around Jakarta. Roby a.k.a.
Shy Mc is also busy fllling his time as backing vocal for PANJI a well known lndonesian social rapper.
ln the studio Da Squadz is composing tracks for their next proiect assisted by the talented Doniel from NEO, theyexperimenting with lyrics and sounds. They areworking on music for TV commer-
cials and radio commercials.
The track Skipp” is recorded in Backbeatstudio in Cipete Jakaa, mixed byGregg Saiano.’Rain-
man” (Snoop, DrDre, Warren G, Mike Jones) in Big Knob StudioJakaha and Mastered in Bernie
Grundman LOSAngeleswell known fortheir 37 project thatwas done there won GrammyAwards in
2005. lt istrulyexcitingtoseethis kindsofthings happening in lndonesia.
Prepored by Tomy Feryodi 0813 3352 6703 www.theplatinummusic.com