Frederik Hahn was born 1971 in Heidelberg, Germany to a Haitian mother. He is known as Torch and is said to be one of the first German rap artists. He is one of the founders of Advanced Chemistry that released, “Foreign In Your Own Country” in 1992, which became the first popular hip hop song in Germany. Torch released a solo album in 2000 and is well-known for his social consciousness in his lyrics. He is also travelling the world as DJ Haitian Star and founded an association to help Haitian people after the Earthquake in 2010.