In Braunschweig, in 1993, Jazzkantine, a German music group, was established. It was inspired by Guru’s Jazzmatazz Project. In 1996, their first album Jazzkantine earned them the “Echo Award”, Germany’s most important music prize. Jazzkantine’s music is a mix of jazz funk music and hip-hop music. It combines German rap with music heavily influenced jazz standards. This music is often performed in a very unique way. This is also known jazz rap. They performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1998. They formed a partnership with Braunschweig’s ballet ensemble in 1999. This led to the success of the Tanzzkantine project. From Wikipedia

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