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MONGRELS: Over-Eggin’ It feat. JASON WILLIAMSON of SLEAFORD MODS/ Shoot The Breeze feat. CAPPO & JUGA-NAUT (Vinyl 7″)

MONGRELS:  Over-Eggin' It feat. JASON WILLIAMSON of SLEAFORD MODS/ Shoot The Breeze feat. CAPPO & JUGA-NAUT (Vinyl 7Look out, those dirty Mongrels Kid Acne and Benjamin have re-surfaced with vinyl 7″ Over-Eggin’ It backed with Shoot The Breeze on the flip. Yes, it’s another installment of that ol’ South Yorks uproar and they’ve only got Sleaford Mods’ Jason Williamson providing the hook on the former while Cappo and Juga-Naut juggle verses with Mr Acne on the latter. With Benjamin’s dirty-as-fuck drum

MONGRELS: Attack The Megalith (2017)

Attack The Megalith, hip-hop, Invisible Spies, Mongrels, SebashAttack The Megalith finds a stoned circle of producers taking up the remix ropes for last year’s underground hip-hop monolith – entitled er – Attack The Monolith, by Mongrels – a.k.a. Kid Acne, Benjamin and (more often than not) New Kingdom’s Sebash. Hashfinger, for example, sands a few of the rough edges off Full Moon for a more contemplative vibe, TPL’s Man From Atlantis goes

MONGRELS: Attack The Monolith (2016)

Attack The Monolith MongrelsBack in the 90s, rapper Kid Acne and deejay Benjamin were Mongrels from South Yorks. (South, South Yorks!) who made a series of demos and half-finished cuts featuring frequent contributions from New Kingdom rapper Sebash a.k.a Sebastian Laws who was (if not from the South Bronx, the South, South Bronx) actually from New York City. And yet for one reason and

MONGRELS: Full Moon/ Half Moon (2016)

Full Moon Half Moon MongrelsHere we go again, straight outta Chapeltown. Well, I say ‘Chapeltown’ – actually I don’t know where Kid Acne is based in Sheffield but one thing’s for sure – his Mongrels outfit keeps it, “old school screaming.” New single Full Moon/ Half Moon is the follow-up to their recent You Dig Raps? drop and Burgundy Blood hook-up …In The Pop Wilderness and is driven by a neck-snap drum break

BURGUNDY BLOOD MEETS MONGRELS: …In The Pop Wilderness (2016)

In The Pop Wilderness Burgundy Blood MongrelsIt’s underground hip-hop agogo …In The Pop Wilderness as veteran Mancunian emcee Burgundy Blood (fresh from fluffing the crowd for the Wu-Tang on the recent UK tour) meets Mongrels – a.k.a. another Brit-rap vet., Sheffield rapper Kid Acne, and Sebash of undergound 80s/90s NYC outfit New Kingdom. The pop wilderness of the title seems to be located

MONGRELS: You Dig Raps?/ Combat Divers 7″ (SCOTTY HARD remix) (2016) + video

You Dig Raps  MongrelsYou dig raps? Mongrels do. Who are Mongrels? Well, one half of them is none other than veteran Sheffield mic manipulator Kid Acne who you’ll be pleased to hear he’s still connecting “the dots by telekinesis” and “sticking to his guns like permanent adhesive” as he reminds us on You Dig Raps? which turns on a Tribe-ish jazz loop and a crusty old vintage funk break. He also holds forth