Berywam is a French beatbox crew based in Toulouse, France. They won the French beatbox championship in 2016. Their EP was released on June 2, 2017.
Berywam was formed in 2015 to surprise everyone during the French beatbox championship. The name of the band is composed with the first letters of each member (BE-RY-WA-M). Despite being defeated by Team Punk in 2015, they succeeded and won the French beatbox championship team category in 2016 and qualified for the 2018 world beatbox championship. Berywam became popular on the internet due to beatbox covers posted on various social media.
2017 was a turning point for the band as they began a tour across the France on April and finished with a summer tour until August. They released their EP on June 2, 2017 after signing a contract with Barclay Records. They appeared in several openings for well known artists' gigs like Bigflo & Oli or Georgio. They end the year strong taking part in the Italian TV talent show Tú sí que vales. It is a success for the band as they are only eliminated after reaching the finals.
They begin 2018 by announcing two unique gigs in Paris in April and Toulouse in February. Both concerts are sold out one month before the d day. That is why they announce two more gigs in the same cities on September in Paris, on October in Toulouse. They are also invited to one of the most famous French music festival, Les Francofolies de La Rochelle. 2018 is announced as crucial for the band as they prepare their first album and the 2018 world beatbox championship.
Berywam publish on their YouTube channel on April 9, 2018 a video explaining that MB14 is leaving the band to pursue his solo career. The band is going to announce a new member in the coming weeks.
On April 20, 2018, Berywam announce on YouTube that Beasty, winner of the 2010 French beatbox championship, is the new member of the band.
The group is composed of four beatboxers, each having their own speciality : Beatness, Rythmind, Wawad and MB14. They won together the 2016 French beatbox championship in the team category.
Beatness: from Toulouse, he is the bass voice of the band on most of the tracks. He won with Wawad and their duo Fabulous Wadness the 2014 French beatbox championship in Tag Team category and the 2016 Grand Beatbox Battle. They also end up at forth place during the 2015 world beatbox championship. He formed another duo with Rythmind called Bery. They won the 2017 French beatbox championship and the first World Beatbox Camp in the Tag Team category. Beatness reaches his peak as he won the 2018 Grand Beatbox Battle in loopstation category.
Rythmind: from Saint-Raphaël, he is specialized in rhythm and percussion. He participated in the solo category and tag team category with Bery to the 2018 Grand Beatbox Battle, while reaching the fourth place with Beatness, he was eliminated at the beginning of the solo category. However, he managed to win the French beatbox championship and the World Beatbox Camp in Poland. Rythmind reached two times the semi-finals in solo category in 2014 and 2015 during the French beatbox championship.
Wawad: from Toulouse, he is specialized in the musicality part and considered as a master of click by his mates. He has one of the most impressive record in the French beatbox community. He won the French beatbox championship in solo category in 2014 and 2016 and also the European Beatbox Masters in 2014. He won with Fabulous Wadness the French beatbox championship in tag team category, the 2016 Grand Beatbox Battle and reach the semi-finals during the world beatbox championship. He reach during the same event the Top 16 in the solo category. Wawad also participated to the Grand Beatbox Battle in the loopstation category but was two times eliminated in the semi-finals.
MB14: from Amiens, he is well known in the band for his voice and his instrument impressions. He becomes famous in France by reaching the grand final in the TV show The Voice in 2016. He reached three times the semi-finals in the Grand Beatbox Battle in 2015, 2016 and 2017. MB14 also managed to reach the semi-finals in the 2016 French beatbox championship in the solo category.
Berywam's channel on YouTube