Baku City Circuit (BCC) is delighted to announce the launch of Baku City Sounds, powered by Azerbaijan Airlines & Silk Way Group- the circuit’s Official After-Party, which will see a series of world-class DJ’s entertain fans long into the night across the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 weekend.
Taking place in the Elektra Hall – located right beside the Crystal Hall - the official after party of the fastest street circuit in motorsport will see the likes of GeeGun and Mahmut Orhan on 26th of April.
GeeGun will get the first after party of the F1 weekend started on Friday 26th April. One of the most popular Russian pop-hip-hop artists performing today and multiple Russian Music Awards winner, he recently collected the Golden Gramophone & Song of the Year gongs.
In May 2015, GeeGun released his third album "Your Choice" which included his hits "Nothing to Love with" and "Time to Weight Loss".
His fourth album “DZHIGA” followed in May 2016, which incuded his two hit records - “Melody” (feat. Jah Khalib) and “Till My Last Breath” (feat. Basta).
In April 2017, GeeGun released his single “Days and Nights”, which became a huge hit online, reaching the top of the national streaming charts. This paved the way for his next album, also named “Days and Nights”, which reached platinum status within a month. In September 2017, GeeGun recorded the hit “More Than Life” and produced the single’s video alongside his wife Oksana Samoilova.
In February 2018, he directed a video based on the hit “DNA” performed with hip-hop performer Artem Kacher. Within just a week the record gathered more than 10 million views and topped the Apple Music, iTunes BOOM and VK charts as well as all national charts.
Most recently in 2018, GeeGun won the Muz-TV 2018 Transformation Award for Best Hip-Hop Project.
He will be followed on Friday by the one and only Mahmut Orhan. His fresh combination of soulful deep house, groovy indie dance, and worldly elements from his own cultural experiences has landed him solidly amongst today’s most promising dance music artists. With the 2016 release of his hit track ‘Feel’ Orhan amassed 350 million views & his 2018 release ‘6 Days’ gained 150 million combined streams on YouTube and Spotify; received top-20 honors in both iTunes’ Dance and Global in close to two dozen countries; reached the #1 track in iTunes’ Dance and Main Charts in 11 countries and 5 territories respectively; and rose to #25 Worldwide on Shazam.