O.S.T.R.


O.S.T.R.
O.S.T.R.

O.S.T.R.
Background information
Birth name Adam Ostrowski
Also known as O.S.T.R.
Born May 15, 1980 (1980-05-15) (age 31)[1]
Origin Łódź, Poland
Genres Hip hop, Jazz rap
Occupations Rapper, Producer
Instruments Vocals, violin, keyboard, sampler
Years active 1997–present
Labels Asfalt Records
Associated acts Obóz Ta, LWC[disambiguation needed ]
Website Web site
OSTR at Hip Hop Kemp 2006

Adam Ostrowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈadam ɔsˈtrɔfskʲi], born May 15, 1980 in Łódź), better known as O.S.T.R., is one of the most renowned rappers in Poland. Famous for his freestyle rap skills, O.S.T.R. in his works touches on various topics, from joint smoking to current social and political matters. He has been working for the MTV channel. Having graduated music school playing the violin, O.S.T.R. is one of the few Polish rappers who has a musical education.

He collaborated with rappers such as Evidence, El Da Sensei, Craig G, Keith Murray, and Sadat X.

He featured in the Heineken Open'er Festival in Gdynia, Poland. He performed on the main stage doing his own 2 hour set, and then appeared again the next day with Bloc Party to do a one-off duet.

Contents

Discography

Solo

Compilation Albums

  • Projekt Ostry Emade (POE) - Szum Rodzi Hałas (2005) (with Emade) POL #6[10]
  • Projekt Ostry Emade (POE) - Złodzieje Zapalniczek (2010)

Underground Releases

  • Saturator (2000)

Singles

  • Ile jestem w stanie dać – 8 October 2001
  • Kochana Polsko – 10 July 2002
  • Kochana Polsko (vinyl) – 23 September 2002
  • 1980 - 18 January 2008
  • Jak nie Ty, to Kto? - August 2008
  • Śpij spokojnie - January 2010

Production Discography

  • Familia H.P. - Miejskie Wibracje (2002)
  • Afront - A Miało Być Tak Pięknie (2004)
  • Skill Mega - Normal Magic (2007)
  • Grand Agent - Adult Contemporary (2008)
  • Warszafski Deszcz vs. O.S.T.R. - Podostrzyfszy... (2009)
  • Cadillac Dale - So Fly (2009)
  • Galerianki Soundtrack (2009) (O.S.T.R. & Skinny Patrini)
  • Reps (Skill Mega) - So Much More EP (2010)
  • Abradab - Abradabing (2010)
  • Skill Mega - Self Titled (2011)

Videoclips

Year Song Directed
2001 "Ile jestem w stanie dać"
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2002 "Kochana Polsko" Bogumił Godfrejow[11]
2003 "Rap po godzinach"
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2004 "Odzyskamy Hip-hop" Bogumił Godrejow[11]
"Komix"
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2006 "Początek..."
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"Z odzysku"
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"Więcej decybeli by zagłuszyć" featuring Zeus Bogumił Godrejow[11]
2007 "Brother on the Run" featuring Craig G Michał Poniedzielski
Remigiusz Wojaczek[12]
2008 "1980" Tomek Czubak
"Jak nie Ty, to Kto?" featuring Brother J Balbina Bruszewska[13]
2009 "Po drodze do nieba" Tomek Czubak
2010 "Śpij spokojnie" Michał Rułka[14]

Movies

  • Z odzysku (2006, as him self)
  • Ziomek (2006, voice)

References

External links