(2002) founded the rap group FDG in 2015 with two friends and writes most of the songs, beats and a portion of the texts. He also works solo. His favourite styles are trap, dancehall, afro and old-school hiphop. Djani is the stage name of Ajani Ántoni Teunis, who has a Surinamese father and a Portuguese mother. He has been singing since he could speak. He drummed on anything in his immediate environment and taught himself to play the piano. After living in Portugal for three years, he returned to the Netherlands in 2013 and has lived in The Hague since then. Djani hopes to be accepted into the musician/producer programme at Albed College in Rhoon for the next academic year.(WN 2019)
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Telling their stories via spoken word, rap, beats and songs -- this is what HemelBesem, Raj Mohan and Djani do better than anyone. For young and old, Winternachten and the Schilderswijk Library staged an encounter between three very musical word artists. HemelBesem is from South Africa, a famous performer, artist and MC who has four self-produced hiphop albums to his name. He often performs with other artists, hosts a radio show, and stands up for the binding force of the Afrikaans language. Raj Mohan translates his own Surinamese-Hindustani music and sung poetry from the original. He has released five albums and two poetry collections. The young Hague rapper Djani founded the group FDG with two friends in 2015, for which he composes songs, beats and a portion of the texts. He also works solo. His favourite styles are trap, dancehall, afro and old-school hiphop.