Snowgoons is a German underground hip hop producer duo consisting of DJ Illegal (Manuu Rückert) and Det (D. Keller). They first started in 1999 as the two original members (Det and DJ Illegal). In 2008 they decided to add a third member (DJ Waxwork) who was a part of the group until 2009. The Snowgoons are known for using orchestral/epic samples and for making songs with some of the most influential underground MCs, like members of AOTP, Boot Camp Click and La Coka Nostra. Their influences are Yessir, DJ Premier, Alchemist, RZA and more.