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APATHY: Honkey Kong LP release details + tracklist (2011)

Did you hear about the difference between Donkey Kong and Honkey Kong? The first was a game that showed an ape on a platform while the other is a platform for Apathy to show he’s got game. Yeah alright, not brilliant, but no worse than the title of an album that is the third solo outing for the artist who created it. Well, I say ‘solo’ – he’s brought most of his mates along and, with any luck, it’ll be every bit as good as 2009’s Wanna Snuggle

FOREIGN BEGGARS: ‘Contact’ video

More dutty-ness, this time from the dirty south in the shape of the video for recent Foreign Beggars/ Noisia collabo single. And you know what? As I predicted in my own review of this the other week, it’s still improving with every listen. Quite possibly the most convincing bid for homegrown-UK hiphop crossover success since Roots Manuva’s Witness this not only detonates with a shockwave so massive the competition is largely vaporised but also demonstrates that you can keep your credibility’s virginity intact and still have a hit – which this must surely be. The total opposite of Dizzee, Tinchy and Chipmunk who it makes look like a trio of bumfluff-sporting, chancers. Oh. Hang on…
Foreign Beggars – Myspace