2002 – present
| March 15, 1985 (age 30)
Uppsala, Sweden (1985-03-15) |
Afasi & Filthy, Maskinen, Ansiktet, Grandmaster Flash
Maskinen (Since 2007), Afasi & Filthy, Ansiktet (Since 2011), No Azz Cru
Snus, Porr & Brannvin, Framgang & efterfragan
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues
Frej Larsson, Magnus Lidehall, Organism 12, Oskar Linnros, Promoe
Herbert Munkhammar Wikipedia
Herbert "Afasi" Munkhammar also known as Afasi (born in Uppsala, Sweden on 15 March 1985) is a Swedish hip hop artist, rapper and singer and part of various formations like Afasi & Filthy (2002–2009), Maskinen (2009-presently) and part of the duo Ansiktet. Afasi was also featured as a guest singer in Grandmaster Flash album The Bridge (Concept of a Culture) on the song "We Speak Hip Hop"
Herbert Munkhammar, born in Uppsala then moved to Malmo and eventually Stockholm. Herbert Munkhammar and his classmate Magnus Lidehäll started performing at their school in Uppsala. In 2002 they formed Afasi & Filthy where Munkhammar was the vocalist known as Afasi and Lidehäll known as Filthy. The duo caught the attention of indie label/website Streetzone where they released the EP 1990 Nånting. The title track, that included a collaboration from Snook was released on radio in Spring/Summer 2003 charted in Sweden. Based on this radio success, the duo signed a contract with BMG, releasing the single "Bomfalleralla". But after disagreements, they broke the contract with BMG in Spring 2005 preferring to work independently. Their first single on their own label was "Le Parkour" followed by EP Jag kunde inte bry mig mindre. Albums Skruvat & choppat av Afasi in 2006 and Hotell Stress were released, the latter in 2 separate volumes in 2006 and 2007. Flacken is the band's critically acclaimed final album under the duo name. It brought a Grammy to the duo as "Best Dance/Hiphop/Soul" in January 2009.
Herbert Munkhammar decided to join Maskinen (Swedish for The Machine) alongside Frej Larsson, a former member from band Slagsmålsklubben and Oskar Linnros (known as Kihlen Linnros), a member of band Snook. The band had a successful debut and album Boys II Men (2009), and a number of singles. Oskar Linnros left the band after the release of the single "Segertåget". Their second album release, Framgång & Efterfrågan (Swedish for 'Success & Demand') followed in 2012. Maskinen genre of music is alternative Electro/Hip Hop with influences from Baile Funk.
In 2010, Herbert Munkhammar (Afasi) became, alongside Erik Nordström (born in Uppsala) and formerly part of a duo Lilla Sällskapet, to form the new singing duo Ansiktet. They are well known for their 2011 single "X" and the charting single "Äckligt" in 2012.in Afasi & Filthy
2002: Snus, Porr och Brännvin
2003: 1990 Nånting EP
2005: Jag kunde inte bry mig mindre EP
2006: Hotell Stress
2006: Skruvat & choppat av Afasi
2006: Hotell Stress vol. 2
2009: Boys II Men
2012: Framgång & Efterfrågan
2014: "Fyra våningar upp"
in Afasi & Filthy
2003: "1990 nånting" feat. Snook
2005: "Le parkour"
2006: "Hej hej"
2006: "Eller hur!?"
2007: "Fredag hela månan"
2007: "Alla som inte dansar"
2009: "Dansa med vapen"
2011: "Fade into Darkness"
2011: "Krossa alla fönster"
2012: "För stor"
2013: "Låtsas som inget hänt"
2009: "We Speak Hip Hop", a track in Grandmaster Flash album The Bridge (Concept of a Culture)