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UGLY DUCKLING: Something’s Going Down Tonight (PHIBES remix) (2014) Free download

Something's Going Down Tonight UD Phibes remixSomething’s going down tonight and it sounds very much like Long Beach’s ‘most party’ hip-hop sons getting wobbled to within an inch of their lives. Yes, hot on the heels of their ghetto funk take on Jurassic 5’s recent single, the Phibes boys doctor one of the dopest cuts by every ghetto funker’s ‘other’ favourite party hip-hop band, Ugly Duckling. As it’s one of the monkey’s favourites
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MF REX: Shimmy Shimmy Samba (2013) Free download

Hot on the heels of last week’s disco-fied K.I.D./ Mos Def booty, Mos Definitely Summertime, Automatic Reaction’s MF Rex drops this ODB/ Ugly Duckling hybrid. I suppose you might think of it as Ugly Bastard. Actually there’s a bit of I Believe In Miracles from funk legends the Jackson Sisters in there too. Miracle Ugly Bastard? It’s got a ring to it. It’s also got a rather large groove. Get
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MONKEYBOXING.COM presents: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 3 (2013) Free download

Filthy rhythm? Dirty soul? If you haven’t got ’em you want them. If you’ve got them you’ll want more. So here it is then – monkeyboxing.com’s annual treat – Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul: Vol. 3 – a free unmixed ‘mixtape’ celebration of some of the biggest bangers (and not a few of the monkey’s favourite cuts) from the last twelve months of FUNK, SOUL, HIP-HOP, PARTY BREAKS and REGGAE
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UGLY DUCKLING: ‘Turn It Up’ live video (2012)

Shortly to embark on a multiple-date November UK tour, the best and hardest-working true-school party hip-hop band, Ugly Duckling, show how they did it like that when they were here last autumn by dropping a brand new live video for Taste The Secret album cut Turn It Up. Splicing together footage from shows in London, Bristol, Liverpool, Southampton, Exeter, Plymouth
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CHART – March 2012

(NEW) 1. Ugly Duckling – Elevation

B.A.N.G.E.R. Video release looks like the closest you’re going to get to a single off the new LP
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UGLY DUCKLING: ‘Elevation’ official video + free download (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
Boom! Everyone’s favourite cartoon old-school hip-hop crew, Ugly Duckling, finally release the long overdue video to Elevation – the dancefloor-banger highlight of their fifth and latest LP Moving At Breakneck Speed. Made with the intention of bringing the album’s Looney-Tunes style cover art to life expect to see our heroes’ entrance preceded
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BLOWN CELEB: 1000 Screaming Kamikaze’s (2012)

You might not have heard of rappers Swiss Precise and Jon E Rockwell who together form Blown Celeb but you’ll almost certainly have heard of Rockwell from his day job as Dizzy Dustin of Long Beach’s old school party hip-hop crew Ugly Duckling. Blown Celeb is Dizzy’s side project and 1000 Screaming Kamikaze’s (let’s not talk about that apostrophe right now) is their debut album. Many will know of UD’s nearly two decades long
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CHART – November 2011

(1) 1. Ugly Duckling – Elevation

Nothing bigger than UD’s dancefloor banger in the last month. Three is still the magic number!
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UGLY DUCKLING: Moving At Breakneck Speed (2011)

Rating: ★★★★★
Proof once again that three is the magic number as Long Beach trio Ugly Duckling return with their fifth studio album Moving At Breakneck Speed. In their eighteen-or-so year career Andy C, Dizzy Dustin and Young Einstein have outlasted peers like Jurassic 5 and latterly maintained a higher worldwide profile than other West Coast underground acts they came up with like
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CHART – October 2011

(NEW) 1. Ugly Duckling – Elevation

Three is the magic number. UD back with massive dancefloor banger
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