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BASEMENT FREAKS: I Feel Good With This Hip-Hop (James Brown vs. Dead Prez) (2014) Free download

I Feel Good Hip Hop Basement FreaksIs it me or has it been a while since Basement Freaks dropped a booty mash? Anyway, here’s I Feel Good With This Hip Hop as he blends the dead Godfather of Soul with the living Dead Prez. That’ll be Dead Prez’s Hip Hop ‘pella mashed with a loop from and occasionally other snatches of I Feel Good then. Unusually (for the ghetto funk era), the temptation to whack a by-the-numbers synthetic
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DEAD PREZ: Live @ The Garage – London – 25 May, 2011

Hey – what’s bigger than Dead Prez’s track Hip-hop? As far as Dead Prez are concerned, not much, since they’re still largely known for their one big hit from eleven years ago. And being mildly racist to white people. Could it be because rappers M-1 and Stic.man sound like a motorway and a book by the creator of the Gruffalo respectively? Perhaps their anti-record label stance held them back? Never mind.
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TENSEI & THE PRIMERIDIAN (feat. Mike Flo): Full Throttle – Free download

If you caught Herma Puma’s super-chilled hip-hop LP Synchromystic earlier this year this will almost certainly appeal since producer Simple X of Herma Puma is also part of Tensei. I have it on good authority that Full Throttle is a taster of a forthcoming project with Chicago’s Primeridian crew – who I last heard of name-checked on one of the monkey’s all time favourite hip-hop LPs – All Natural’s Second Nature.
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