Mentor Zenula, better known by his stage name Xsoundbeatz, has captured the hearts of music enthusiasts in North Macedonia and beyond with his unique fusion of Balkan Hip Hop and Albanian wedding music. Born on April 16, 2000, in Skopje, Xsoundbeatz began his musical journey at the age of 17 and has since made a name for himself as a talented DJ and record producer.
Xsoundbeatz’s path to success has been paved with determination and resilience. At the age of 14, he and his family applied for asylum in Germany, where they lived for five years. However, at the age of 18, Xsoundbeatz faced the threat of deportation. It was during his time in Germany that he first discovered his passion for music, and he has been pursuing it ever since.
In 2019, Xsoundbeatz returned to his homeland of North Macedonia and began releasing his songs on various music platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. It was with the release of his track “Balkan Tallava” that he gained significant recognition. The song quickly garnered 3.5 million views on YouTube and half a million streams on Spotify, propelling Xsoundbeatz into the spotlight.
One of Xsoundbeatz’s notable achievements includes remixing the voice of the well-known German artist Mero. This collaboration resulted in a remix that achieved 2 million views on YouTube and half a million streams on Spotify, further expanding Xsoundbeatz’s fan base and solidifying his position as a talented producer.
Xsoundbeatz’s singles, such as “Tallava Style,” “Xsoundbeatz La La,” “Warde,” and “Balkan Tallava,” have collectively amassed over 100,000 streams on Spotify and other music streaming platforms. His music stands out due to its distinctive cross-cultural influences, blending Afrobeats with pop, Dancehall with Jazz, and other surprising combinations. Xsoundbeatz’s ability to seamlessly fuse different musical elements creates an experience that transports listeners to different time zones with each song.
The epic strings and captivating melodies in Xsoundbeatz’s tracks have become signature elements that his fans adore. The way he effortlessly merges various genres and cultures sets him apart from other producers, allowing him to carve out a unique niche in the music industry.
Xsoundbeatz’s talent and dedication have brought him well-deserved recognition in North Macedonia and beyond. As he continues to refine his craft and explore new musical territories, it is clear that his career is only beginning to flourish. With his infectious beats and innovative approach to music production, Xsoundbeatz is poised to make a lasting impact on the global music scene. Music enthusiasts can look forward to more exciting releases and collaborations from this rising star in the years to come