Polar Youth, the alias of 23-year-old Elisabeth Verstraete, is a name that is already quite some time working on the world wide web. For nearly 10 years, Elisabeth to own beats in her bedroom in Ghent. Armed with nothing more than a laptop, a sturdy pair of speakers and an unrestrained source of creativity is shaking the online music community wake up to her fresh mix of Hip-Hop, Electronica and Trap beats.
In 2014, the orange lure recognizable Polar Youth by Red Bull Elektropedia award with an award for ‘Most Promising Artist’. A lot of doors were open in both at home and abroad and Polar Youth was asked to making beats for local Hip-Hop phenomenon Coely and a remix for the Swedish duo The Endorphins at the leading Majestic Casual label. A sea of talent, which is also the legendary British producer DJ Fresh is not unnoticed:
“Dan Stein (DJ Fresh) had invited me to his studio in Oxford where I gave him some of my demos I have heard. ‘All night jumped out and that we have four days together in the studio finished. A very nice experience to be with such a hero to be allowed to work together so this song is always special for me will remain!” – Polar Youth