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Attica Blues

As the roster on England’s much-hyped trip-hop label Mo’Wax is packed towards the gills with bedroom boffins turned saving artists, Attica Blues may be the nearest it involves having a genuine band. The pancultural collective started existence in 1994 when suppliers D’Afro (given birth to Charlie Williams) and Tony Nwachukwu 1st fulfilled up. D’Afro experienced previously founded London’s Urban Poets Culture collective, however the duo later on became Attica Blues for his or her continuing studio tests. While selling some Japanese hip-hop information, D’Afro fulfilled up with Mo’Wax creator Wayne Lavelle and was provided a spot around the label. The duo started recording their 1st single alone however when a local college student, the Egyptian-born Roba El-Essawy, frequented the studio through the recording for his or her debut solitary, D’Afro and Nwachukwu made a decision to add her towards the group. Attica Blues released their 1st two EPs Vibes, Scribes ‘N Dusty 45s and Blueprint in 1995, and adopted with two even more during 1996-97. Mo’Wax released their self-titled debut recording in Sept 1997. D’Afro and Nwachukwu also have worked well as remixers for Flora Purim and Trainer Pimps in addition to label-mates U.N.K.L.E., DJ Krush and Adriana Evans.

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