Excellent (August 17, 1981) is a Dutch rapper born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At the age of 16, Excellent (aka E.X., Excellini and the Underdog) moved to Rotterdam where he discovered and developed his rhyming talent. Inspired by the American acts Canibus, Outsidaz, N.W.A. and Dr. Dre, the Dutch youngster rapidly created his own unique style, shining in various freestyle and battle events. Excellent is the most visible member of Rotterdam hip-hop collective Tuig Commissie and was part of X2c, a rap duo with another Rotterdam rapper CC from VSOP.