The Kolchose is a group of Hip hop
Hip hop
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 artists in the southern German
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 city of Stuttgart
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. The group was founded in 1993 and includes the artists Freundeskreis, Massive Töne, Afrob, Breite Seite and Skillz en Masse, to name a few.

The Kolchose Members Jean-Christophe "Schowi" Ritter (MC of Massiven Töne) and Johannes "Strachi" Strachwitz started the 0711Büro, out of which the company "0711 Entertainment" developed.

The name "Kolchose" is derived from the German word for kolkhoz
A kolkhoz , plural kolkhozy, was a form of collective farming in the Soviet Union that existed along with state farms . The word is a contraction of коллекти́вное хозя́йство, or "collective farm", while sovkhoz is a contraction of советское хозяйство...

, a type of collective farm that was common in the Soviet Union
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