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JOHNNYPLUSE: Ur Not Hip-hop (2013)

The rave-wing of Irish breakbeat is alive and well it seems. Yes, it’s Johnnypluse with his latest four tracker Ur Not Hip-Hop. Opener Close Your Eyes takes a while to get going but at over six minutes, it’s not like it’s in any hurry. But hang on: no rapping, no scratching and two massive interpolations of Bastille’s Pompeii? Close Your Eyes – you’re not hip-hop! Even if you do reference the