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Quarashi vs The Icelandic Symphony Orchestra

In 2001, Quarashi became the first ever hip hop/rap act to perform live with a 70-piece Symphony Orchestra. The outcome was only performed once in front of live audience in Reykjavik in the fall of 2001. There are no known plans for releasing this material but the recordings have had limited circulation online. Now here’s
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The vibe at the concert was intense. PICTURE/ANDREA RÁN JÓHANNSDÓTTIR

Quarashi members satisfied: “The reception we got from the audience was indescribable.”

This is a translation of an article which appeared on Icelandic news-website visir.is on August 5th 2014. The original article can be viewed here.   — Quarashi members satisfied: Music – 5:40 p.m., August 5th, 2014   The vibe at the concert was intense. PICTURE/ANDREA RÁN JÓHANNSDÓTTIR   Kjartan Atli Kjartansson writes: Rapper Egill Ólafur
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Quarashi’s fantastic farewell concert

This is a translation of an article which appeared on Icelandic news-website eyjafrettir.is on August 3rd 2014. The original article can be viewed here.   — Sunday, August 3rd. 2014 01:57 p.m. Quarashi’s fantastic farewell concert   ::  If there had been a roof on Herjólfsdalur valley, it would have blown off ::  One of
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Rejected Þjóðhátíð twice

This is a translation of an article which appeared on Icelandic news-website mbl.is on July 23rd 2014. The original article can be viewed here.   Monitor | mbl | 23.7.2014 | 12:00 | Updated 01:12 p.m. Rejected þjóðhátíð twice   This is what Quarashi looked like when they released “Mess It Up”. Árni Sæ­berg Quarashi‘s
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“Rock On” – Official music video

It’s time to break a decade long silence. Quarashi has not made a music video for 10 years but now, with enough cool to freeze a sizable country, we present to you what is a journey through 90′s Quarashi nostalgia.   The “Rock On” official music video.   Are you ready? It’s most certainly time
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Fun on the set

First music video in nearly a decade

This is a translation of an article which appeared on Icelandic news-website mbl.is on July 3rd 2014. The original article can be viewed here.   As reported by Monitor last Friday, Quarashi shot a music video to their latest single “Rock On” over the weekend. The band has decided not to waste any time producing
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This beautiful bike is included in the video

Quarashi’s first music video in a decade

This is a translation of an article which appeared on Icelandic news-website Visir.is on July 1st 2014. The original article can be viewed here. Lilja Katrín Gunnarsdóttir writes: „We just put the finishing touches on the video for Rock on and will have it out in a week,“ says Sölvi Blöndal, member of Quarashi. Members
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Live Instagram photos from the Rock On video shoot!

Pictures from Sölvi

Photo: Vísir/Daníel

Normal to chill with Eminem

This is a translation of an article which appeared in the Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið on may 31st 2014. The original article can be viewed here.     Lilja Katrín Gunnarsdóttir writes:   “Quarashi was formed in a shed in the west end of Reykjavík by me, Hössi and Steini. It was a huge change to transition
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Quarashi releases a song for the first time in a decade

By Lilja Katrín Gunnarsdóttir. Music 07:00 a.m., May 13th, 2014 “The song is called Rock On and contains references from the early days of Quarashi,” says Sölvi Blöndal, member of the band Quarashi which will be releasing their first new song in a decade on Thursday. Quarashi is one of the most popular bands of
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