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101 (a.k.a. Hundred Strong feat Surreal): Pure Science (2012)

101 is Bristol’s Hundred Strong and Stateside microphone fiend Surreal who’ve hooked up for Pure Science – a funky nugget of head-nod hip-hop that’s definitely had a bit of a blaze. Blaxploitation bass, crisp breaks and hammond keys chug away, labelmate Mr Fantastic is on the cut creating a post-modern hook out of other people’s rhymes and Surreal has a word with the
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MR FANTASTIC feat. RETNA: What U Rhymin’ 4? (2012)

Bristol producer Mr Fantastic’s got a new beat – is there any chance his homie Retna would be available to rhyme on it? You’d have thought so with a jump-up b-boy break and understated wah-wah chops like this but Retna’s more full of excuses than a lazy teenager – he’s turned a bit cynical, started listening to tech-house and minimal and, quite frankly, he ‘don’t wanna do this
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