Negativ (Photo: Nindo Crossmedia)
Background information Birth name Maurits Robert Delchot Born 1982 Origin Amsterdam, Netherlands Genres Rap Occupations Rapper, actor, radio presenter Instruments Vocals Years active 2000 – present Labels Nindo Associated acts D-Men Website Official Site
Maurits was interested at a very young age in rap. He started rapping with a bunch of friends, including Keizer and others. He took part in fNally's band H.S.S. (Hinderlijke Straat Schoften). Soon he became known in the underground rap circuit taking part in several MC battles. One big battle faced him with Yukkie B, another rapper from Amsterdam-Oost (East Amsterdam). This led into several quarrels between the two rappers, after which a series of diss tracks were sent back and forth between the two.
2003-2005: In D-Men
Negativ met Lange Frans already part of a band D-Men alongside his brother Brutus and Bart Zeilstra known as Baas B, and convinced him to join D-Men in 2003, where he contributed greatly to the popular mixtapes of D-Men which were distributed free in the Amsterdam rap circuits, and downloadable online via the website www.straatremixes.tk On two tracks on this mixtape, he dissed the rapper B Yukkie. After the success of the De Straatremixes in 2003, two new mixtapes, De Straatremixes Deel 2 and De Straatremixes Deel 3 were released in 2004 again with contributions from Negativ.
Shortly after the release of his single in January 2005, internal conflicts surfaced between Negativland and his two D-Men colleagues Lange Frans and Baas B who had now formed the duo Lange Frans & Baas B, so he decided to quit D-Men. A few weeks later, a Negativ made an online track and using an instrumental from 50 Cent, he dissed Lange Frans & Baas B. It was a time ramoant of diss recordings including many from The Opposites, Rmxcrew and Tuindorp Hustler Click (THC) dissing other rap acts. Another battle ensued between Negativ and THC in which Negativ recorded "Dacht je nou echt" ("Did you really"). Rapper Heist Rockah also dissed Negativ back. Negative answers him with the song "Hou je bek" ("Shut up").
In 2005 Negativ took part also in the mixtape Urban Videoz and Straathits Volume 1 and Straathits Volume 2 with DJ MBA. On Loyalty Records he released the hit "Niets is wat het zijn moet" with Ebon-E. In 2005, he also had a joint single with Brutus in "Mijn Feestje"
In December 2006, Negativ received negative publicity after he was furious at the Tilburg festival threw a keyboard on the floor, resulting physical commotion to ensue.
In May 2008, during an interview with Propz Magazine, he confirmed that he had been recording tracks for the street remix 4 Mixtape, with other rappers Yes-R, Daryll, Lange Frans & Baas B. On September 26, 2008 mixtape Hinderlijk (Annoying) was released via Juize.FM radio station, also bringing the single "Money Money Buit Buit". The song also featured on a new Dutch television series called Flow. BUT eventually he withdrew his support from the project saying that there was no quarrel,but that "the only reason why I make music because I like and I do not do anything to make money or because it would be useful for my career."
He was offered a television role as a prisoner in the telefilm Skin, and he starred in the TV series Flow and entered into the program Back2School.
In 2009, he released a single "Skud Skuddem' with a remix single featuring Yes-R, Ali B, Sjaak. He also appeared in a TV documentary about angry people.
Record label Nindo
In 2010 he founded his own record label Nindo, where he performed his mixtape Hinderlijker ("obnoxious"). Rapper Keizer, an old friend from earlier days also signed to the label.
Awards / Nomination
- Nominated in 2006 for Best actor Golden Calf award during the Netherlands Film Festival for his role in Bolletjes Blues
- Negativ became a father in 2006
Albums in the Dutch Album Top 20/50/100 Title Release
#Weeks Notes Negativitijdperk 2006 01-04-2006 68 2
Albums in the Dutch Album Top 20/50/100 Title Release
#Weeks Notes Hinderlijk Mixtape 2008 26-09-2008 Hinderlijker Mixtape 2010 01-06-2010
Singles in the Dutch Top 40 Title Release
#Weeks Notes "Mijn Feestje" 2005 08-01-2005 28 6 as D-Men feat Brutus "Niets is wat het zijn moet" 2005 26-03-2005 60 8 feat Ebon-E "Dingen gedaan" feat Jalise "Welkom in ons leven" 2006 04-03-2006 46 5 feat. Raymzter, Derenzo, Mr. Probz and Kimo "Dat is die shit" 2006 27-08-2006 tip2-44 8 feat Darryl, Gio, Nino and The Partysquad "Denk je dat ik gek ben" feat The Partysquad "Money money buit buit" 05-09-2008 Released on Juize.FM "Skud skuddem" 20-01-2009 feat Sjaak, Ali B & Yes-R "Laat me niet alleen 08-01-2010 feat Daryll, Brace, Yes-R & Lange Frans
Collaboration with D-Men
All mixtape releases are on D-Men Entertainment
2003: De straatremixes
# Title Length Rapper(s) 1 "Welkom (Intro)" 1:24 D-Men 2 "Schreeuw't uit" 2:42 DJ MBA, Lange Frans & Negativ 6 "Leipe shit" 2:54 Negativ & Baas B 8 "Smack je smoel" 4:33 Brutus, Negativ & Baas B 9 "Supernega" 2:08 Negativ 11 "Je bil" 3:10 Brutus, C-Ronic & Negativ
2004: De Straatremixes Deel 2
# Title Length Rapper(s) 4 "Dubbel genaaid" 3:20 Negativ & Baas B 9 "Je bent geen tijger" 3:31 Lange Frans, Brutus, Negativ & Baas B 10 "Jij ziet er niet uit (Moe)" 4:28 Big Boi Caprice, Negativ & DJ MBA 11 "Bloedheet" 3:47 The Opposites, Negativ & Brutus 15 "Drop drop" 4:19 Brutus, Negativ & C-Ronic 16 "Zuip anthem" 3:26 Lange Frans, Negativ & Baas B 18 "Niet fokken" 4:46 Brutus, C-Ronic, Yes-R, Negativ & Brace
2004: De Straatremixes Deel 3
# Title Length Rapper(s) 1 "Zeg Maar Niets" 3:37 Brutus, Yes-R & Negativ 6 "Krijger" 2:24 Brutus, Negativ & Brace 7 "Ren" 4:07 The Opposites & De Duivel 8 "Poeni" 2:49 Negativ & Brutus 10 "Waarschuwing 1" 2:40 Negativ & Yes-R 12 "Open sollicitaties" 3:27 Lange Frans, Negativ & DJ MBA 14 "Relex" 5:15 Daryll, Lange Frans, Big2 & Willy (of The Opposites), Negativ, Brace & Brutus 16 "Nokkie" 2:23 Negativ & Willy (of The Opposites) 17 "Mijn band" 4:18 Lange Frans, Baas B, Negativ, Brutus, Yes-R & Soesi B 18 "Fokking smerig" 3:12 Negativ & Brutus 19 "Blagai" 2:44 Negativ, Brutus & C-Ronic 22 "Bel me" 3:37 Ebon-E & Negativ
Tracks on various compilation albums
2003: De Gastenlijst
# Title Length Rapper(s) 1 "Zo!" 4:02 Negativ, Yes-R & Blix 6 "Wat wil je doen dan?" 2:59 Negativ 9 4 Specialisten 4:19 Negativ, Baas B, Lange Frans & Ali B
2004: Dope Shit
Title Length Rapper(s) "Zo!" 4:02 Negativ, Yes-R & Blix "4 Specialisten" 4:19 Negativ, Baas B, Lange Frans & Ali B
2005: De Beste Nederhop
Title Length Rapper(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) "Mijn Feestje" 3:32 D-Men Negativ & Brutus "Niets is wat het zijn moet 3:58 Negativ Ebon-E
2005: NL Flavour
# Title Length Rapper(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 5 Niets is wat het zijn moet" 3:58 Negativ Ebon-E 12 "Mijn freestje" 3:32 D-Men Negativ & Brutus 21 "Kijk eens om je heen!!" 4:19 Negativ Ebon-E
Tracks as a featured artist
2005: Yes-R - Mijn pad
# Title Length Rapper(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 6 "Tienermoeders" 4:39 Yes-R Negativ & Brainpower
2006: Kimo & Nina - De Nationale Overname Mixtape
# Title Length Rapper(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 1 "Nationale overname" 4:17 Kimo & Nina Excellent & Negativ 6 "Van Waterloo tot aan oost 3:35 Kimo Negativ 9 "De Waarheid" + Bonus-battles 28:58 Kimo Negativ
2006: Nino - Transmigratie (mixtape)
# Title Length Rapper(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 19 "Goede Ziel" 3:56 Nino D Love & Negativ
2006: The Partysquad - De bazen van de club
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 5 "Ze Zeggen" 4:42 The Partysquad Negativ & Peter Beense 10 "Dit is voor m'n boiz" 3:10 The Partysquad Negativ & Darryl 15 "Dat is die shit" 3:43 The Partysquad Daryll, Gio, Negativ & Nino
2007: Nino - Transmigratie 2
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 18 "Stijg op" 3:42 Nino Negativ
2007: Nino - Transmigratie 3
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 11 "Geef geen moer" 4:31 Nino Priester, Negativ & Sjaak
2008: The Partysquad - Total Los! De Mixtape Vol. 1
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 11 "Denk je dat ik gek ben" 2:10 The Partysquad Negativ
2007: Reejon - Regen voor de storm
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 7 "Voel je de pijn" 3:25 Reejon Negativ, Arzenio en Sjaak
2008/2009: Nino - Stilte Voor De Storm
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 10 "Fly als een Vogel" 3:29 Nino Negativ
2009: Dicecream - De blaastest
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 15 "Business boven bitches" Dicecream Negativ, Nino and QF
2009: PUNA.NL - Propaganda
# Title Length Rapper(s) Producer(s) 18 "Zeg me niets" 2:43 Negativ Boaz v/d Beatz
2009: Keizer - Straategisch
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 11 "Laat maar zitten" 2:54 Keizer Negativ and Leo
2010: Keizer - De oorzaak II
# Title Length Artist(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 11 "Dieper dan je man" 2:54 Keizer Negativ and Leo
Negativ has been at both ends of dissing tracks between rappers. Here are his diss track recordings
Year DissTrack by Negativ Collaborating with Targeted dissed artist Answer Track 2006 "Dacht je nou echt" T.H.C. "Je wilt geen beef 2007 "Schreeuw t' uit!"
"Dat had je niet moeten doen"
Yukkie B "Mien Dobbelsteen"
"Slikke die hap"
2007 "Hou je bek bitch" Heist-Rockah "Speel niet tof" 2008 "Dit is wat je doet" Kimo D-Men (Lange Frans, Baas B, Brutus, Brace) 2008 "D-Men diss" Lexxxus, Kimo and C-ronic T.H.C., D-Men, Brace, The Opposites 2008 "De waarheid" Kimo D-Men, Ninthe 2008 "Nega nakt je non stop" Ali B, Brainpower, Dicecream,
De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig,
The Opposites, Opgezwolle, Kees de Koning,
Def Rhymz, Postmen, Raymzter, Extince,
Kempi, D-Men, The Partysquad, Yukkie B, Gio
2009 "O ik heb je Nike's" Big2 (of The Opposites)
# Title Length Rapper(s) Guest-rapper(s)/artist(s) 2 "Welkom in ons leven" 4:04 Bolletjes Blues Cast Negativ, Raymzter, Mr. Probz & Kimo 6 "Alles" 2:32 Negativ 8 "Voor Jou" 3:20 Negativ 10 "Bolletjes Blues" 3:00 Mark Dakriet, Peter Beense, Dr. Johnny Love, Glenn Durfort, Kinroy Leeflang, Negativ & SugaCane 11 "Plein battle" 3:16 Bolletjes Blues Cast SugaCane, Goldy, Kimo, Raymzter & Negativ 13 "Party battle" 2:00 Bolletjes Blues Cast Raymzter & Negativ
- Feature films
- 2006: Bolletjes Blues as Spike
- 2007: Complexx as Max
- 2010: Gangsterboyz
- 2008: Skin (telefilm) as Gevangene
- TV series
- 2008-2009: Flow as Nova
- 2009: Lucia Rijker onder boze jongeren as Himself
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