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BEN & LEX feat. THE PHARCYDE: Bang Like This (2014)

Bang Like This Ben Lex ImaniPrevious shared adventures between ghetto funk producers and decent rappers have included Second Hand Audio teaming up with J5’s Akil and UD’s Dizzy Dustin and Featurecast working with Pugs Atomz but it’s to Exeter-based Ben & Lex that the prize goes for biggest collaboration yet as they hook-up with The Pharcyde. Well, one of the original four members anyway – Imani – or ‘Uncle’

THE PHARCYDE: Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (Expanded Edition) (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
According to the PR this is Kanye West’s “favorite album of all time.” But don’t let hamster-cheeks’ seal of approval put you off, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde is actually one of the greatest west coast hip-hop albums of all time, if not one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time – hence this twentieth anniversary re-release