Brooklyn Funk Essentials / Bio

Brooklyn Funk Essentials was born out of New York’s buzzing hip-hop-jazz and slam poetry scenes of the early nineties as a 10-piece live outfit consisting of some of the finest young musicians, singers, rappers, dub poets and djs the Big Apple had to offer. BFE has released four studio albums, ‘Cool & Steady & Easy’ (1995), ‘In The BuzzBag’ (1998), ‘Make Them Like It’ (2000) and ‘Watcha Playin’ (2008) that along with massive critical praise, have earned them Grammy nominations and ‘Album Of The Year’ acclaim. But perhaps most notably, their amazing live shows have given them a worldwide loyal fan-base.

General Info

Band Members
Hanifah Walidah - Lead Vocals, Papa Dee - Lead Vocals, Everton Sylvester - Lead Vocals, Lati Kronlund - Bass, Desmond Foster - Guitar & Vocals, Iwan Van Hetten
Artist Name
Brooklyn Funk Essentials
Home Page
Active Since
Other / Funk

Contact Info

Brooklyn, NY
Bill Coleman