So we sat down and shot the shit with the versatile Cheff Records producer TopGunn / Shaq Boosie in the latest issue, and as well as a chat (read the interview below) he gave us this mix of a couple of his picks for the summer. It’s exclusive to here until y’all download and share it all over the place.
It’s TopGunn bangin it out for us and our friends at Urban Ears, yup!
Interview from Bitchslap XV
Who is TopGunn, who is Shaq boosie and most importantly – who is Oliver?
My name is Oliver Gammelgaard. I have worked with music for 6 years now. I’m born and raised in Copenhagen. TopGunn is my name when djing, producing and rapping. I mostly do Danish dancehall these days. Shaq boosie was a project I did with Eloq last year. We did a little rap EP over 2 weeks. I don’t know what boosie is up to next. Wait and see.
Right now you might be the most versatile producer in Denmark. You can do dancehall, steppas, trap music, club rap and techno. How do you keep the level up across the board?
Well, I love and listen to a lot of different music and try to put my own edge and feel into all the stuff I do.
I heard you’re pretty competitive musically, spending hours just to get the right hook. What drives that?
When I wanna do something, I wanna be the best at it. And if things don’t work out or go as I want, I don’t wanna spend time on it. And right now I do music, so it better be good.
Who is your favourite dude to compete with? Why?
Myself. And all the major labels. Babylon must Fall! Haha.
So are you aiming for the biggest hit or best tune?
Well I think that the best tune will be the biggest hit too. At least when I say it’s a big tune I know it’s a hit. Good music will always win.
Who supports you and how?
All my fans, and the artists I work with support me. And a lot of brands support me nowadays, which makes my everyday life easier.
Cheers to them.
Your crew is getting a lot of attention right now. How do you shine amongst diamonds?
Well, I don’t try to shine more than the others, I try to keep in the back. And try to keep people talking if you know what I mean. Keep the music coming.
Where are in 2, 5, 10 years?
Don’t know man, I wanna make a dollar and have fun doing it.
So Klumben chose the path of music after dropping ‘Hobby’. How about you? Klumben does what he does best. I’ll try do the same. But let’s see. I’m currently working on a TopGunn album. And personally have quite high expectations for myself. You should too.
Cheff Records, Raske Penge, all my non music-making friends, fans and everyone else. Hold ud. Zez.