There are, at least, two artists known as Hardsoul. 1) An electronic rap group, from Bielefeld, Germany. They released their debut CD "Die Ghettos müssen Verrückt sein" in 2009. 2) A house duo, from the Netherlands. - Roog (real name Rogier van Bueren) started buying records at the tender age of 7 years late 70’s. Thru out the 80’s he started playing at school parties, birthday parties and weddings.