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Of the numerous studio-based dance music tasks that dominated the charts through the early ’90s, couple of were so popular, or this improbable success tale, as Technotronic. Growing from Belgium, the multicultural group helped drive the deep bass grooves and insistent beats of home music from the golf club scene and in to the pop mainstream; ironically, they do so mainly by concealing behind the photogenic visage of the African-born style model who, it had been later revealed, didn’t even perform on the records. The truth is, Technotronic was the brainchild of Jo Bogaert (actual name Thomas de Quincy), an American-born viewpoint instructor who relocated to Belgium in the past due ’80s in the desires of mounting a profession as an archive producer. Bogaert’s intention was to fuse home with hip-hop, and toward that goal he delivered demos of his function to a number of rappers, like the Welsh-born MC Eric along with a Zairean-born teen named Ya Child K (aka Manuela Kamosi), at that time a member from the Belgian rap group New Defeat Productions. Technotronic’s 1st solitary, 1989’s “INCREASE the Jam,” was a smash strike across Europe and finally the U.S. As the record presented the raps of Ya Child K, she was nowhere to be observed within the associated video, which rather presented Zairean-born style model Felly lip-syncing the lyrics; small do fans recognize that not merely was Felly nowhere close to the studio at that time the solitary was recorded, in reality she didn’t actually speak a term of British. She was also presented around the cover of Technotronic’s debut LP, INCREASE the Jam: The Record, additional blurring the lines between truth and fiction; in the long run, Bogaert accepted that Felly’s providers had been involved purely to determine the group with “a graphic.” When Technotronic toured to get the 1990 strike “GET RIGHT UP! (Prior to the Night HAS ENDED),” Ya Child K and MC Eric had been by itself behind the mike, and Ya Child K was also rightfully highlighted within the song’s video. The LP Trip upon this! The Remixes shortly implemented, and in 1992 Ya Child K went single, albeit with Bogaert still within the producer’s chair; her debut album, One Globe Nation, scored using the strike “Move This,” originally a Technotronic cut released as an individual after finding achievement in a cosmetic makeup products industrial. The 1995 Technotronic return attempt Recall had not been a success.

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Full Name Technotronic
Music Songs Pump Up the Jam, Get Up, Move This, This Beat Is Technotronic, Hey Yoh Here We Go, Rockin' Over the Beat, Megamix, Spin That Wheel, Move It to the Rhythm, Move That Body, Pump Up The Jam, I Want You by My Side, One + One, Like This, NRG Flow, Techno Medley, Money Makes the World Go Round, Raw Update, Runaway Blues, Take It Slow, Tough, The Mariachi, Come On, Get Up '98, Bluestring, Come Back, Bogaert's Breakfast, Saving All Your Love, Pump Up The Jam 2005, Work, Raw, Wave
Albums Pump Up the Jam, Body to Body, Trip on This: The Remixes, Recall, Best of Technotronic, Greatest Hits


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Embarazados 2016 performer: "Pum Up the Jam"
Family Guy 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bravetown 2015/I performer: "Pump Up the Jam"
One Hit Wonderland 2014 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Dance Central 2010 Video Game performer: "Pump Up The Jam"
Atop the Fourth Wall 2010 TV Series 1 episode
Tucker and Dale vs Evil 2010 performer: "Pump Up the Jam"
Being Erica 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Welcome to the 80's 2009 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Bride Wars 2009 performer: "Pump Up The Jam"
You Don't Mess with the Zohan 2008 performer: "Pump Up The Jam"
Let's Go to Prison 2006 performer: "Move This"
The King of Queens 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Monkey Dust 2003 TV Series 1 episode
T.V. Kaiser 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Space Jam 1996 performer: "Pump Up The Jam"
The Meteor Man 1993 performer: "MOVE THIS"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III 1993 performer: "Rockin' Over The Beat"
Hasta luego cocodrilo 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Insel der Träume 1991 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Beverly Hills, 90210 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
3 Men and a Little Lady 1990 performer: "GET UP BEFORE THE NIGHT IS OVER"
Men at Work 1990 performer: "PUMP UP THE JAM" - as Technotronics
Rockopop 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Doogie Howser, M.D. 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Piefke-Saga 1990 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode

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Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les années bonheur 2015 TV Series Themselves
Teletón 1994 TV Series Themselves - Performer
Saturday Night Live 1990 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Viva el espectáculo 1990 TV Series Themselves
Top of the Pops 1990 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2015 TV Series Themselves

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