Luca Mraz

ELEVATED is a Budapest based Hungarian independent record label / artists collective, into futurebeats / trap / hip-hop / soul and jazz.

The main idea was born around 2013 by Viktor Sagi, who is one of the most significant figures of the Budapest underground hip-hop scene regarding the last 20 years.  His goal was to gather the the city’s talented producers and make a unite. Years have passed, the members of the crew been growing, and they started getting things in hand. They launched a party series together, throwing shows at clubs as: Szimpla Kert, Telep, Kozpont, Instant-Fogas Komplex, Frame, A38 and Toldi Klub, inviting producers from all around the globe e.g.: Dave Sparkz, ROMderful, Losco, MO Vibez and Giraffage.  

They have put out several homegrown beats by members of the collective by the name
„Homegrown vol 1 & vol 2”. As a side project from inside the crew called House Arrest, a compilation and party series been launched by members who are most likely househeads. The venues took place in club LÄRM, and they even made it into an outstanding compilation, featuring the uptown city legend KJ Kowas, CT Kidobo, AO UZZI, Siaga, GLXY, Vanis, Monckeyneck, Lil Sag a.k.a AIWA and more.

The team has its own radio show at Tilos Radio Budapest, the oldest channel playing underground music in the country. Featuring latest mixtapes from the crew members. The shows can be listened from the archives at, or live and direct on air at 90,3 MHz.