Postmen is a Sound
Postmen was created by rapper, writer and producer Remon Stotijn a.k.a. The Anonymous Mis. His debut album was launched via his production company and record label Social Life Music. In the studio and on stage, Stotijn has always worked with the best musicians.
At the end of the 90s, Postmen had the successful album entitled ‘Documents’, featuring a wave of major hits. ‘Documents’ was the first hip hop/reggae record which went platinum in the Netherlands on the basis of singles such as ‘Cocktail’, ‘Crisis’ and ‘U Wait’ with singer/rapper Michael Parkinson a.k.a. Shyrock and drummer/DJ Gus Bear a.k.a G-Boah. The sound dominated the charts and ‘Documents’ became a cultural phenomenon.
Stotijn has made seven studio albums since 1998. He is renowned for his characteristic sound, with catchy melodies, original basslines and positive energy. Stotijn has also produced and written for various artists in different genres, including Def Rhymz track ‘De Bom‘ (1999), E-Life´s ‘In Doubt 99’ (1999), Morgan Heritage´s ‘Our World’ (2001), Anouk´s ‘Jerusalem’ (2004) and ‘Good God’ (2007), Berget Lewis‘ track ‘Let Me See You Move’ (2007) and Gers Pardoel & Doe Maar´s ‘Liever Dan Lief’ (2012).
Postmen performed at all major festivals both domestically and abroad. With the Postmen sound he has won many awards in the Dutch music industry, including the Buma Cultuur Pop Award and the Golden Harp. He’s seen as one of the most important people establishing the hip hop and reggae culture in the Netherlands.
2018 saw the 20-year milestone of the Postmen sound. This was celebrated with the release of Stotijn’s first music project for seven years, entitled ‘Love Me or Love Me Not’.