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HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS: Samba Junglist EP (2017)

HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS:  Samba Junglist EP (2017)Not typically within the monkey’s remit, junglist pressha does occasionally make a fleeting appearance on MB as part of remix packages or when there’s a heavy crossover with funk, soul, hip-hop, reggae and breaks as in the case of Hiphoppapotamus’s Samba Junglist EP. Broadly under the drum n bossa or, more accurately, the sambass umbrella (yes, they’re both really a
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AFRO CLUSTER: They Don’t Know (HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS remix)(2016)

Hiphoppapotamus Afro Cluster They Don't Know remixThe conscious afro-funk vibe of They Don’t Know by Cardiff-based outfit Afro Cluster here gets a rerub as Hiphoppapotamus boosts the bottom end and simplifies the percussion for impact. Frankly, it’s no less than you’d expect from the man though what you might not expect is the fact that any donations made towards this or any other music by Hiphopapotamus go towards the refugee crisis because, and I quote, ‘they need it more
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HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS: Tropical Wiseguy Vol. 2 (2015) Free download

Tropical Wiseguy Vol. 2 HiphoppapotamusHere’s the new skankin’, samba-ing, salsa-ing and otherwise latin-tinged drum, bass n breaks-packed freebie from Hiphoppapotamus – the Tropical Wiseguy Vol. 2 EP. Tropical Wiseguy? Oh – dear – that’s torn it: “Tropical? Tropical how? You mean – let me understand this ’cause, you know, maybe it’s me – but I’m tropical how? I mean tropical like a coconut? I’m hairy? I’m here to provide you with
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PAZ ANTIGUANA: Surfing The Channel (HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS remix) (2015) Free download

Surfing The Channel Paz Antiguana HiphoppapotamusHiphoppapotamus gets on a drum n boogaloo tip with his sprightly remix of Surfing The Channel from Parisian boogaloo outfit Paz Antiguana. Surfing the channel? I do hope they’re not referring to ‘La Manche’ – that veritable surfers’ paradise ‘twixt the UK and France famous for mile after mile of stony beach break and set after set of six inch-high fuel-and-sewage-rich straighthanders
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HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS: Tropical Wiseguy (2014)

Tropical Wiseguy HiphoppapotamusHere’s something all set to rock the house and so simple it’s a wonder no-one’s thought of it already. But then isn’t that just always the way? What about…a latin-breaks rerub of that Wiseguys track? Ooh la la – er I mean – arriba – it’s the Tropical Wiseguy EP! Accompanying the title track are all manner of sunshiny musical flavours including a breaks version of a kettle drum take on
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BOOTY FRUIT: Cherry Bombs Vol. 3 (2014)

Cherry Bombs Vol. 3 Booty FruitIt’s been a while since we had any hip-hop/ reggae Cherry Bombs but fear not for the (cherry) bomb bay of Booty Fruit command’s Vol. 3 will shortly be opening right above you. Nynfus Corp are on a grimy dub tip for example and the ever trusty DJ Maars is back (man) to apply to his beat an emcee who’s not a wack man but someone who eats rappers like he’s Pacman. That’ll be Das EFX then
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TRU FUNK: Nu Party Breaks Vol. 5 (2013)

There ain’t no party like a Tru:Funk party and the crew assembled for Nu Party Breaks Vol. 5 pillage past decades to make sure business is all funky as usual. DJ AKA gets busy with KC & The Sunshine Band, the superbly named Hiphoppapotamus wallows in the sound of Curtis Mayfield, Morlack responds to the siren call of Dizzee Rascal, Warson
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