By Marco Negrete
The Recipe is a hip-hop group from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The group is composed of three artist Swerte, Kaz Money and Perfect Storm. The Recipe began as a project to bring talented hip-hop artists in the United Arab Emirates together to record a compilation album and help promote the culture.
The Recipe would eventually would become an independent label. The Recipe was used as the launching pad for solo projects for members such as Young Vaughn’s “New School Cool,” Perfect Storm’s “The Calm Before,” Kaz Money’s “The Ridicule/ The Opposition” and Swerte’s “The Quicktape” series. They have also released multiple mixtapes as a group.
Members of the group have individually or as a group performed at clubs, art shows, exhibitions, festivals, charity gigs and concerts. They have also opened for artist such as, Snoop Dogg, Fat Boy Slim, Akon, Fat Joe, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, De La Soul, Marcus Houston, Omarion, Lloyd, Prime Cuts, Foreign Beggars, Pendulum and Karl Wolf.
Today, The Recipe is working on an official studio album while continuing to perform and push the boundaries of regional hip hop achievements. Check out their new track with Talib Kweli:
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