Costa Rican rapper well known by his stage name FAKIR.
In 2010, the artist began his work with more traditional methods, recording from home where he began his passion for the genre.
FAKIR first encounter with professional production began in 2012, when he recorded with 79 records, studio owned by Andres Merino Mizu, another Costa Rican rapper. From this project emerged Campo de batalla, Falsa justicia y Madre sólo hay una, theme that would later be recorded in another version and would become one of the most popular song of his proposal.
In July on the same year FAKIR is invited to an event of 79 Records and debuted on pallets, this concert marked the beginning of his career in the scene.
Thereafter, FAKIR formed a project called La Alianza Conexion Tica, with MC Chama, San Jose rapper. Both are sheathed in the recording and production of his first album titled Mixtape I.
Some events such as El Caño Festival 2013-2014, sponsored by various brands and with the support of the Municipality of Curridabat. Enamorate de tu cidudad 2013, events of the Ministry of Culture of Costa Rica, as well as hip hop festivals nationally and : Union Capital 2013, Finding the root 2014 (international tour Rapsusklei recognized Spanish rapper); among others, allowed to show Alianza Conexión Tica what had to offer to lovers of urban music.
La alianza conexión tica became known to a wide audience in the national scene, allowing both rappers to develop themselves in this hip hop culture.
In 2014, released second álbum La Alianza Conexión Tica llamado ¨Alianza family colaboraciones¨ featurings by national and international media artists.
Personal projects from both rappers started recording their second album. FAKIR, released his first official video: Madre solo hay una, on August 15, 2014, the audiovisual achieved a significant traffic on social networks reaching up to one thousand copies in the first 15 days and also, was included in the programming of some TV channels in Costa Rica.
Fully engulfed in his solo work, FAKIR presented in November 2014 his first solo album: ¨Los mejores días están por venir¨ produced at La fábrica de beats, with Kingstar, a veteran of the hip hop scene in Costa Rica and the participation of different artists.
With this material begins a small tour of presentation that took him to Managua capital of Nicaragua, an event in which he shared the stage with local artists.
Besides the new musical material being showcased, the artist is also displaying his clothing line and branding it as “ music for your mind ”, which has caught on as his own signature symbol amongst his followers. It is the artist’ slogan or motto and the public has come to acknowledge it. “Fakir, the one being recognized entirely as music for your mind ”
Lately, this same album was nominate by ACAM (Asociacion costarricense de Músicos) as a best costarrican disc within the category of urban music.
For September 2015, Fakir releases his second album under two Costa Rican music labels Black Caviar and Wondrous Records, with the musical production of producer Soultwo, they released this most resent production entitled "Freedom", a fresh new proposal full of confrontational rhymes and lyrical protest, without leaving aside the conceptual "skills" of rap. With the collaboration of Orion, of a well-known Venezuelan crew SPL and Gab a local artist, "Freedom" was received with acceptance and was presented in various national media outlets.
As with the first production, he begins a national musical tour and for the month of November, Fakir will travel with his new album to Guatemala City, for a presentation at the Raptores Festival, a renowned event that brings together the best exponents of hip hop culture in Central America.
By 2016, Fakir was invited with Chama to perform Alianza´s showcase at the concert in Costa Rica of the chilean raper Portavoz, fact that joined also the list of international concerts in Costa Rica as the one from veteran spanish raper Rapsuskeli and the venezuelan artist Lil Supa, shows in which Fakir has been invitated as opener artist.
This artist, keeps working on his third album. Material that promises been plenty of social conscious, political topics and also the essence of the rap itself.
FAKIR's proposal in his musical content is a clear message to prove that rap should form and contribute. The artist has formed its own style and has made an impact on the national stage, but above all, he contributes as just another artist to a scene that follows an important growth.
Rapper was born in San Jose. Also, Journalist as professional career . His rhymes are full of message about personal experiences, texts with metaphors full of sarcasm and mockery. MC Fakir, complains about situations that occur in society and government with messages of positivity, common latinamerican urban experiences and life in general, criticism and self-criticism regarding personal conflicts are easy to find in his rhymes.