DE: Trettmann releases first album with BMG
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Trettmann, his fourth album and first with BMG, is one of Germany’s most anticipated releases this year. Including the singles ‘Intro’, 'Stolpersteine’ and ‘Du Weißt’, the album was produced by KitschKrieg, also published by BMG.
Maximilian Kolb, Managing Director BMG GSA, said, “Trettmann is one of the greatest phenomenons in recent pop history and his new album proves that he has become one of the best songwriters and entertainers in the country.”
Growing up in East Germany before the fall of the wall, Trettmann has been following his passion for music for three decades before he started to collaborate with KitschKrieg in 2016. He released three EPs in rapid succession and quickly became one of the most sought-after artists in the German hip-hop/pop world. In 2018, together with German hip-hop acts Gringo, Ufo361, and Gzuz, Trettmann performed on the single ‘Standard’ and topped the Official German Singles Chart for two consecutive weeks.
The release of Trettmann comes amid a significant run of success by BMG with German artists. Berlin-based rapper Kontra K, who scored his third consecutive Number One album with the company. German superstar Adel Tawil’s third solo album Alles Lebt has charted in the Top 10 on the Official German Albums Chart. Meanwhile, hip hop collective Seeed has signed to BMG for its highly-anticipated upcoming album, their first in seven years.
September 13, 2019 11:05am ET by Pressparty