Hip Hop / Funk / Soul / Reggae / Jazz
Elemental is a Croatian hip-hop band, founded in 1998. It was consisted of three emcees. Today things are different. Two emcees are spittin' lyrics: Shot and Remi, and 5 instrumentalist are brought in.
In year 2000. Elemental has published their debut album named "Moj,NJegov i Njen Svijet/My, His and Her World" with help of an indie label from Zagreb-KondorComm.
Soon after their first album came out,they managed to gather a band so they perform often without a DJ.
Rest of the crew are: Erol Zejnilovic (guitar), Ivan Vodopijec (drums), Marijo Bilic - Bile (bass), Davor Zanoški(keyboards) i Natasha Tonkovic(backvocal).
Second album Tempo velegrada/Demiurg was out in 2002. and the group collaborated with eminent Croatian performers such as Tram11, One II Many, Bizzo (Bolesna Braca), Špica.
Their third album was out in 2004. -"Male Stvari/Little Things" is allegedly the first Croatian sample-free hip-hop album and ever since it came out, Elemental became known to larger public.
Six singles were taken and they made a huge success: 'Napokon', 'Romantika', 'Tako Lijepa', 'Sama', 'Iz Dana U Dan' and 'Male Stvari'.
4th album was out on 07/02/2008. - "Pod pritiskom/ Under pressure". The first single 'Zašto te imam' has been banned on many radio and TV stations because of its explicit, politically inspired, content. However, it was a hit on YouTube with more than 50 000 views.
At the moment, Elemental are touring all over Balkan and filming their new video for the song 'Pod Pritiskom'.