Black music is already popular in Germany and has influenced the lifestyle of many people. The situation seems inviting for new Black music artists and groups to live and work in Germany . One of these groups is the 20th District (20 D), based in Berlin . The group members are Albert Lindley Witherspoon Jr. (Thourough VET) from North Carolina , USA , Jerome Gammon (Rome J.) from Virginia , USA and Joao Lourenzo Pedro AKA (J. Lourenzo) from Angola , Africa . The group is managed by Thomas Elst from Germany. Following an impressive performace the group gave at the Bantu Club in Berlin , AFRITOPIC made an interview appointment with the group. In the interviews below, Albert and Jerome speak about their backgrounds, experiences and goals in the music business. Thomas Elst, the manager of 20D explains his working relationship with the group and the situation of the German music industry.