About De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig

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De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig (The Youth of Today) is a Dutch hip hop and R&B group based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, renowned for their musical approach of irreverent, humorous lyrics and electronic beats. Their humorous style is characterised by their frequent use of word play, lyrical flirting with languages other than Dutch and the propagating of neologisms, such as "Watskeburt?!" (cf. the English wassup).


The group consists of Vieze Fur (real name Freddie Tratlehner), also known as Vieze Freddie, P. Fabergé (real name Pepijn Lanen), also known as P. Dronq or Faberyayo, Faberge, Faber-yayo and Peppie, and Willie Wartaal (real name Ollicio Locadia), also known as WiWa. When singing about his younger self WiWa also calls himself "Wiwaleantje" (little Wiwalean). Their producer is Bas Bron.


In the Netherlands they became known for their novelty hit single "Wat…Read more on Wikipedia