Cartiez is a songwriter and artist from Rotterdam. He started out as member of the Lefensmannen, the rap formation containing Ronnie Flex, Mafe, Def Major and more. In 2016 Cartiez won the prestigious Popprijs for his contribution to ‘New Wave’, the most streamed album of 2015 which also won an Edison award for best album. Cartiez is signed to the Dutch hiphop label TopNotch and is currently working on his new EP.