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Jeangu Macrooy

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Quick Facts

Name
Jeangu Macrooy

Born
6 november 1993

Nationality
πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡·Β Surinamese

National Selection
Internal Selection

In Eurovision
2020 Rotterdam (Cancelled)
2021 Rotterdam

Song
Grow (2020)

Birth of a new age (2021)

Biography

Jeangu Macrooy is a Dutch singer of Surinam origin. He was born in Paramaribo. His musical career started in 2011 when he and his brother Xillan formed the band Between Towers. In january 2013 they released their debut album “Stars on my radio”. Meanwhile, Jeangu studied at the conservatory in Paramaribo. In 2014 he moved to the Netherlands to follow a study at the ArtEZ pop Academy in Enschede. That’s where he met producer Pieter Perquin. In december 2015, he signed a record contract and in 2016, his debut single “Gold” was released. It was a success: the song was used in a commercial for HBO series Game of thrones. Radio broadcaster 3FM awarded him as “Serious Talent”. In 2017, this success was followed by a debut album and a second one in 2019. He also played at festivals like Noorderslag, North Sea Jazz and Festival Mundial. In 2018, Jeangu played the role of Judas in the annual Dutch Easter tv show The Passion.
In 2020, Jeangu Macrooy was supposed to represent The Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest. Due to the cancellation of the contest, that didn’t happen. Also the tour he planned, the Horizon Tour, had to be cancelled midway. Jeangu was invited to represent the country in the 2021 contest. He wrote the song “Birth of a new age” for the occasion. In december 2021, he will have a new tour.

Entries

Birth of a new age

Country
πŸ‡³πŸ‡± The Netherlands

Year
2021

Language
English
Sranan Tongo

Lyrics
Jeangu Macrooy

Music
Jeangu Macrooy
Pieter Perquisite

Backings
Xillan Macrooy
A Milli
Gil Gomes Leal

Results Semi

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Results Finals

Points: 11
Position: 23
Running order: 23

Grow

Country
πŸ‡³πŸ‡± The Netherlands

Year
2020

Language
English

Lyrics
Jeangu Macrooy

Music
Jeangu Macrooy
Pieter Perquisite

Backings

Results Semi

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Results Finals

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