Around 150 funded musicians and music projects in Berlin are supported by the Musicboard annually through its Scholarships and Residencies, Support Tour Funding as well as the funding programmes Karrieresprungbrett Berlin, Pop im Kiez and Festival Funding. You can view all of the projects funded thus far by Musicboard Berlin here.
 
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Kechou

Kerim Melik Becker aka Kechou is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, rapper, producer, and instrument maker based in Berlin. He works with …

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JARITA

JARITA is a drummer, singer, and producer. Percussion is always at the centre of her work, and grooves from Afrobeat …

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ILYICH

ILYICH is a musician and storyteller reincarnated in Kherson, Ukraine. Augmenting music performances with performance art, ILYICH pilots full sound …

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Ghanaian Stallion

Ghanaian Stallion is a German-Ghanaian DJ/producer. In his productions, an array of different sounds merge with each other, including elements …

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Enana

Since their arrival in Berlin as a refugee in 2015, escaping war and violence as a queer and trans person …

Dylan Hunter Chee Greene playing the drums

Dylan Hunter Chee Greene

Dylan Hunter Chee Greene is an Asian American electronic jazz musician and from the Pacific Northwest. He focuses on color, …

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DONBASGIRL

DONBASGIRL is a new face in the emerging generation of Ukrainian acts who create contemporary pop including Alina Pash, alyona …

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Ditty

Ditty is an Indian independent artist and urban ecologist whose music is inspired by the natural world. She started by …

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cesco.blz

cesco.blz is a German-Brazilian artist who has established himself both as a rapper and a drummer. His music is a …

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Blue Babe

Erin Renfro’s solo project, Blue Babe, is an authentic and atmospheric introspection into a darkness not easily shared with others. …

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Barbie Williams

Barbie Williams is an Argentinian singer, songwriter, and producer. She studied Contemporary music in Buenos Aires, where she developed a …

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Allysa Grace

Allysa Grace is an Asian-Latin-American vocalist and keyboardist from Austin, Texas, now based in Berlin. Her latest release, ›Wondercolors‹, is …

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Uo Ray’m

Uo Ray’m is an artist, music educator and performer, caregiver, of French-Korean descent. Their research focuses on the ecology of …

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YVY MARAEY

YVY MARAEY grew up in Berlin as the daughter of a German mother, but she never let her father’s Brazilian …

Worldwiderythm

When Worldwiderythm – also known under the artist name Nais – started producing music at the age of 17, he …

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Wayne Snow

There’s an undeniable warmth to Wayne Snow’s music, one that combines a contemporary take on his homeland Nigeria with neo-soul, …

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CAVA

Peppi and Mela find each other on Instagram during the Covid-19 pandemic, start rehearsing and come to the quick realisation …

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Vera Tavares

Born in Cape Verde, Creole singer Vera Tavares captivates audiences with her powerful stage presence and poppy, jazzy, soulful voice. …

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venturathagay

As a homosexual BPOC rapper, venturathagay subverts hip-hop culture with cheeky, humorous and explicit lyrics, offering the genre’s largely cis-male, …