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Making Waves: HVMZA

One hour of globally-inspired house beats inside

2021 Jul 06     
2 Bit Thugs

Belgian producer Hamza Alakay blends musical influences from all around the world

Our Making Waves series showcases DJ mixes by rising stars of the scene. Today it's the turn of HVMZA, a Belgian DJ/producer with Turkish-Arabic roots whose music blends deep house with hip-hop, African, Latin and Middle Eastern influences


AKA: Hamza Alakay

Age: 33

Location: Belgium

Describe the music you make in 20 words or less: Raw, organic, tribal, deep Afro house.

Five key influences: Latin, Afro, Middle Eastern, house, hip-hop.

What one artist/producer would you most like to work with, and why? Pablo Fierro, love his style!

If people check out just ONE of your tracks, what should it be? Na Bosana

What else do iDJ readers need to know? Love, peace and harmony…

HVMZA's latest single Lloro Yo is out now

Follow HVMZA: Soundcloud / Facebook / Instagramwebsite

Mix tracklist:
HVMZA – Lloro Yo
HVMZA – Na Bosana
O Terno – Bielzinho Bielzinho [Xinobi Remix]
HVMZA – La Critica
Ninetoes – Vio feat. Maria Marquez
Fatoumata Diawara & Disclosure – Douha (Mali Mali)
Gianni Romano & Emanuele Esposito – Nene Man Ni
Robbie Rivera, Pauza & Gerardo Varela – Agua Pa Beber
Pablo Fierro – Reincarnation
Pablo Fierro – Bangalora
Magic System & Francis Mercier – Premier Gaou
Mozaik – Idjewena [FNX Omar Remix]
Emmanuel Jal – Kuar [FNX Omar Remix]
Ninetoes – Volar La Pluma
Burna Boy – Wetin Man Go Do [HVMZA Edit]
Andre Rizo & HVMZA – Hula [HVMZA Edit]
Gunna – Dollaz On My Head [HVMZA Edit]





Tags: HVMZA, Hamza Alakay, deep house, Afro-house, Middle Eastern