The Hard Dance scene witnessed an unforgettable moment as Scantraxx founder The Prophet concludes his illustrious 35-year career with a grand finale at Defqon.1 2023. This remarkable journey, celebrated through his final album, "From The Hard," is a showcases his profound impact on the genre and the hearts of devoted fans worldwide. Join us as we dive into the details of this extraordinary farewell and musical masterpiece.
The Grand Farewell
The Prophet's farewell tour took him to stages across the globe, including iconic events like Qlimax, EDC Mexico, FABRIK Madrid, Karnival Outdoor Australia, and Creamfields. He graced audiences in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Hong Kong, leaving a trail of unforgettable performances in his wake. The pinnacle of his farewell tour was reached as he mesmerized the audience with his closing act on the RED Stage at Defqon.1 2023.
The "From The Hard" Album:
"From The Hard" is not just an album; it's a tribute to The Prophet's remarkable career. The two-CD album embodies a collection of The Prophet's newly-released collaborations and remakes of his early biggest hits, available digitally and as a physical CD.
The album features unforgettable tracks like "Caramba!" and "Wanna Play?" alongside recent collaborations such as "Born To Be Free" with Ran-D & Le Prince and “The Get Back” with Frontliner. This musical journey takes us through the past 35 years of The Prophet's groundbreaking career, from his early days as a trailblazer in the Hard Dance scene to his role as an influential figure known for pushing boundaries and evolving the genre.
The Prophet, forever distinguished as 'the godfather of hardstyle,' leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire and resonate with fans for generations to come. His impact on the genre and his dedication to pushing the boundaries of Hard Dance music have left an indelible mark. The magic he brought to dance floors worldwide will be cherished by fans old and new.
As The Prophet's final musical hoorah, "From The Hard" is a heartfelt farewell to a career that has shaped the Hard Dance scene. The album's 26 tracks capture the essence of his journey, and it's a fitting tribute to the godfather of hardstyle. On September 22nd, join us in celebrating the legendary career of The Prophet with the release of "From The Hard." It's a farewell like no other, and it's a testament to the enduring power of music and the indomitable spirit of a true pioneer.
The Prophet, thank you for the memories, the music, and the magic.