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Monday, June 6, 2011


Why Bondan Prakoso & Fade2Black?
This is music project collaboration between a musician, named Bondan Prakoso and a Rap hiphop group, Fade2Black; the members are Tito a.k.a Titz, Ari a.k.a Santoz, Eza a.k.a Lezzano.

In the early 2002, Bondan Prakoso who is also well known by public as a great talented bass player, who was also a former bass player in a Funk Stream band called Funky Kopral, and Tito a.k.a Titz who is known as a rapper and has group called Fade2Black, are often share their thoughts and idea to each others about music. 

They both came from different backgrounds of music, Bondan Prakoso plays more likely in Funk and Rock music and Titz in Rap/Hiphop. These 2 campus mates from Faculty of Culture and Humaniora, deepin' in Dutch literature, are college friends on University of Indonesia, Depok.

By the late 2003, because of the needs and his desire in acknowledging music are getting more mature, deeper and freedom in creating this art, Bondan Prakoso has decided to go further as he decided to retired from their former band, Funky Kopral.

2004 was the year where Bondan came up with an idea to merge a different kind of music and combine them in a new package form of music, as in that mid year, he has asked Titz to join in a music project. Titz thought that it will be more strong with his group, Fade2Black in joining in.

The situation is getting more varieties and more colorfull as Bondan approved to involve this Hiphop group from Bogor, Fade2Black, in this project. Instead of only 1 rapper, this music project is combining 3 rappers, Tito a.k.a Titz, Ari a.k.a Santoz and Eza a.k.a Lezano.

By the late 2004, they were starting to go further with this project and created various kind of music with the touch of Rap, Rock, Funk as the elements. Bondan Prakoso is in-charge for the music instruments, looping, and arranging, while Fade2Black get more close to the lyrics.
The process took only 4 months to complete and in August 2005, their 1st album with the title "RESPECT" released under the SONY BMG Music Indonesia. Since then, the album which contains not only 1 type of music, but many types of musics with rap as the basic vocal by TITZ, SANTOZ and LEZANO, while in other songs also joined BONDAN PRAKOSO on vocal in singing.

 With this piece of arts, they managed to received contribution and awards, such as:

- MTv Indonesia Exclusive artist in November, 2005
- MTv Advance Warning award in November, 2005
- Indonesian Music Award (AMI) 2006 , as the best Rap album production.

and in 2008, they were ready to break the Indonesian Music Industry with their more hard, impulsive, innovative forms of music. With their 2nd album, named "UNITY", and with their breakthrough single hit, KERONCONG PROTOL.

With this new debut from their second album, they've won the 2008 Indonesian Music Award (AMI) for the second time in a row for the best Rap album Production.

In 2010, they're back with their 3rd album, "FOR ALL". Hitting back the local music industry with the hits single 'Ya Sudahlah'.
Their 3rd album, "FOR ALL" gave them more chances to reach more to the TOP of Indonesian music industry. Along with their hits single "Ya Sudahlah", Bondan Prakoso & Fade2Black succeed on gaining more eyes from the public over their existance by receiving 4x Platinum Award for RBT (Ring Back Tone) download and 5 times on the Twitter Trending Topics. With that also, they have won several local awards, such as:

- Most popular song 2011 on Anugerah Music TerDahsyat 2011 (local TV music program awards), "Ya Sudahlah".

- Most popular Artis/Grup R&B/Rap/Dance on Indosat Award 2011.

- Most popular R&B/Rap/Dance song on Indosat Awards 2011, "Kita Slamanya".

On their 3rd album, they're already launching 3 singles, "Ya Sudahlah", "Kita Slamanya" and their most latest single "Tetap Semangat".

Now, on 2011, they are developing their skills and creativity on finishing their 4th album. Can't wait to see what next to come?? Please check our pages!

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