1995 Echo Award winner "Single of the year" Song "Omen III" Magic Affair
Music Producer Artist/Songwriter Dancer/Choreographer Deejay Moderator Journalist Actor
A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. the rare and talented Hip Hop artist from the Southside of Chicago, possesses a Classical Music background, skills in Breakdancing, MC, Singing, Dance Choreography, Deejaying, and Music Production, he has proven to the world that he can do more than hold his own in the Music Biz.
This lyrical acrobat made his record debut in 1991 with the Techno Trance project “True Minds” the single’s title “Underground Prophet”. After a few years of featured singles, A.K. finally got his big break in 1994 with the Dance floor project “Magic Affair”, the song’s title “Omen III” which went No. 1 on the German charts, No. 5 in Israel , No. 18 in the UK, and Top 10 Europe wide, and continued success with 3 more singles, “Give me all your love”, No.7 on the German charts, No. 30 in the UK, and Top 10 Europe wide, “In the middle of the night”, No. 29 on the German charts, No. 43 in the UK, Top 30 Europe wide, and “Fire”, No. 50 on the German charts, No. 4 in Israel, Top 40 Europe wide, Magic Affair was honored with Gold and Platinum in Germany for "Omen III", Gold In Austria for "Omen III" with millions of copies sold worldwide, and Gold in Germany for " Give me all your love", led to a successful Top 10 album, and won the prestigious ECHO AWARD (European Grammy) in 1995 for "Dance Single Of The Year”, afterwards A.K. stepped down to pursue his Hip Hop career.
1996 Released a single together with group "C-BLOCK" Song title “Shake dat azz”, a year later A.K teamed up with Booya-Music, and was featured on Toni Cottura's first solo project Song title "Da Party boom", at this time going on a back-to-back tour with the "Backstreet Boys" and "N'sync.
1997 Released his first solo project “Light In Me" placing No. 19 on the German Charts, which also debut in Germany's hit movie "14 tage lebenslanglich" (14 days to life), months later A.K. released his second single “In The Game” which placing No. 32 on the german charts. A.K also participated in the "Big Basketball Challenge" with stars like, Dennis Rodman, Backstreet Boys, N'Sync, and Nana, in which all of the proceeds went to a cancer research fund for children. Later that year A.K produced a track called "Pick up the speed" for the german inline skater Dirk Auer for his successful 1997 Inline High speed World Record with 307km/h in Nardo/Italy behind a Porsche/Carrera racing car., while doing independent production together with the Dazz Band/Kool and the Gang artist Skip Martin.
1998 A.K's voice and rap appeared in the Playstation game "Bust-A-Groove", and later that year A.K. Co- Produced with Rico Sparx, Alex Belcher, and Greg McCoy, the single called “The Professional” which was released under Alex (Das Boot) Christiansen’s Label under Mercury/Kingsize”.
1999 Reunited with Booya-Music and released the single “It's On", which placed No. 75 on the German charts, followed by the single, “Do you wanna die?” released in 2000.
2001 Wrote and Co-Produced the song "you know the names" for Germany's S. Oliver's Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) which is the "Official song" of the German Basketball League.
2003 A.K Coproduced and wrote the song "Here we come " for the European NFL team Frankfurt Galaxy (Who became World Bowl Champions shortly afterwards). A.K. also appears on the song “Who’s Next” on “LARGE” debut album “Larger than life”, and two songs (One Nation and Sunburn) on Simon Collins (Son of Phil Collins) Sophomore album released in 2005.
2004 Participated in The Charity event SOS Asien-Kinderdorf sponsored by Tiger & Dragon Events in Sinsheim, Germany. The event was to raise funds for homeless children in Asia. Later that year 2004 Went to school and became a NCAA Official Referee in Football and Basketball, refereeing for the United States Army Sports, for the soldiers, and their children, in support of the troops during Afghan and Iraqi War.
2007 Produced and co wrote 2 songs "I Growl (Step Back)" featuring "Kevin Iszard" and "I wanna pussycat" featuring "My Linh" for the German movie "Madonnas" aka "Madonnen".
2008 Magic Affair’s original members reunited and released new remixes of "Omen III" under "Balloon Records" in Austria, in that year A.K. started his commercial acting debut for Lindy Electronics (New cable company), and Avia (Fuel resource), unfortunately he had no spoken parts, A.K. also featured on the mix tape “Serioussam Presents-Westside meets Westside vol. 1” song title “Humbold Style” with Mopreme Shakur (Brother of Tupac Shakur), Eko Fresh, and Hakan Abi.
2009 Magic Affair performed on German televisions “RTL Chartshow”, which "Magic Affair" placed #24 from “the top 100 most successful dance floor hits of all time”., as well as being featured on german artist's Psychomatic “In atem dez legefueaz” Song “My Position ft. A.K.S.W.I.F.T. And Omega Red.
2010 Had another callabo with L.A.R.G.E. member Mcbee ft. A.K. And Harv Dent on his first solo single “G's up!” while touring with Kurtis Blow on his 30th anniversary of The Breaks tour.
2011 Was featured on 3 songs “Butch Mosby ft. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.-Everything is on me”, and “Lamar, Michael Ameer, Janet, and A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.-The World (is Hard and Cold)” and the long for video track “LEGENDS & DIAMONDS ALLSTARS - Get the music Pumpin” for the Legends & Diamonds (Euro Rap Revival) Compilation sponsored by T-Music and Euro-Rap.com.
2013 Was featured on some up and coming artists albums throughout Europe, like Poland's rap artist “TomZet ft. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. & KGB General-Life goes on”, and Russia's “Struggle Da Preacher ft. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.-Still”.
2014 A.K. appeared on another song with Struggle Da Preacher Ft. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. and (The Outlawz) Young Noble "365 Grind", and with the Dancefloor act Plasdance Ft. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.- "Come Closer".
2015. A.K. is featured on a summer song with the boy group Magnectics Ft. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.- "Mamacita", now he Is currently finishing production on his next single (Unnamed), and E.P. “Chronicles of The Ghettoninja”, featuring Veteran and up and coming new artists due to be released the end of June 2016.
2016 A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Gettoninja Inc / Chubb Records will bring new heat to the music market. Stay tuned. Keep you eyes and ears open for what is soon to come.
1. True Minds Feat. B. K.-SWIFT- “Underground Prophet” 1991.
2. Jazz Con Bazz Vol. 2 -“Evolution of a mindflow” 1993.
3. Hip Hop Hurrah:Rap gegen rechts. Cellar Dwellars “Rugged Discipline” Produced by DJ
Superjam and A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. 1993.
4. THE CLUB feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. “It's A Love Thing“ 1993.
5. MBO feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. “For your love” 1993.
6. Magic Affair-“Omen 3” #1 on the German and Austrian charts, #17 in the England
charts, received Gold and Platinum in Germany, Gold in Austria, and Echo award for
“Single of the year” 1994-1995.
7. Magic Affair- “Give me all your love” #7 on the German charts, received Gold Record in
8. Magic Affair -“In the middle of the night” #36 on the German charts 1994.
9. Magic Affair -“Fire” #59 on the German charts 1994.
10. Magic Affair -“Omen: The story continues...” Top 10 album in the German, and
European Album charts 1994.
11. Blaxone- “Good Times” 1996.
12. C-Block -“Shake dat azz” 1996.
13. Toni Cottura Feat A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.- “Da Party Boom” 1997.
14. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.-“Light in me” #19 on the German charts 1997.
15. Film: “14 tage lebenslänglich” A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.- “Light in me” 1997.
16. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Feat Will Williams -“In the game” #30 on the German charts 1997.
17. Playstation- “Bust-A-Groove” rap in dance scenes 1997.
18. Inline Feat. Mad Flava- “Pick up the speed” Produced by A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. and Martin
19. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.-“The Professional” Produced by A.K.-S.W.I.F.T., Rico Sparx, Alex
Belcher, and Greg McCoy 1998.
20. Cloud 9 Feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.- “You spin me round” 1998.
21. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. and Mazaya -“It’s on” #75 on the German charts 1999.
22. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. -“Do you wanna die” 2000.
23. Carlos Perón (Album “Canyons“) feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. “Coast Guard Man (Terminater)“
24. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Feat. The BBL Allstars -“You know the names” Produced by The
Noizmakers and A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. 2001.
25. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Feat. The Frankfurt Galaxy -“Here we come” Produced by A.K.-
S.W.I.F.T. and Paul Schulte 2002.
26. LARGE (Album: Larger than life) Feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T.-“Who’s next” 2003.
27. SIX (Album: Rotlicht) Feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. and Mr Walls- “Oh no” 2003.
28. Simon Collins (Album: Time for truth) Feat. A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. on Songs “One nation and
29. Stars in the city (Compilation) A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Feat. Iz - “You can’t keep me down”
Produced by A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. 2006.
30. Film: “Madonnas aka Madonnen” A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. Songs “ I Growl (Step Back)” Feat Iz
and “I wanna pussykat” Feat. My Linh Produced by A.K.-S.W.I.F.T. 2007.