Associated with Amsterdam-based Top Knotch Records, Dutch rap group FakkelBrigade made their debut in 2009 with the Top Ten album Colucci Era.
Something of a supergroup of Top Knotch affiliates, Fakkelbrigade are comprised of producer A.R.T. (born Ali Reza Tahoeni), plus rappers Phreako Rico (born Ricardo McDougal), Sticks (aka Sticky Steez; born Junte Uiterwijk), Typhoon (born Glenn de Randamie), Sanders, and James. Colucci Era reached number seven on the Dutch albums chart. ~ Jason Birchmeier, Rovi