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Diafrix

Among the functions closely connected with indie Australian label Illusive Noises, Diafrix includes Azmarino and Momo, African refugees who also met in an arts middle in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray. Both aligned in 2003 and founded their amiable and upbeat make of rap, influenced by funk and reggae. Once …

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Panacea

Merging old-school rhyming with soulful is better than, the Washington, D.C., duo Panacea possess drawn evaluations to revered hip-hoppers just like the Origins, Gang Starr, and A Tribe Known as Quest. Maker K-Murdock was created and elevated in D.C. and experienced caused R&B performers Bilal and Raheem DeVaughn before starting …

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Arabesque

Refusing to check out rap market standards, Toronto hip-hop lyricist Arabesque (given birth to Steven Kawalit) decidedly developed his own route by writing tracks unafraid to explore controversial problems or distressing feelings. The Canadian-born Palestinian, who also goes on the alias Aramaic, released his rap profession when he was youthful …

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Presto

With apparent affects of Pete Rock and roll, Jay Dee, and DJ Leading, Culver Town, CA, DJ/maker Presto (true name Christopher Douglas) consistently stayed true to his spirit- and jazz-inflected formula of boom-bap beats to produce a name for himself. Despite becoming born and elevated in Houston, TX, Presto’s NY …

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Tah Phrum Duh Bush

From Big Daddy Kane, Whodini, the Fat Young boys, Biz Markie, and U.T.F.O. to Lil’ Kim, Jay-Z, the Junior M.A.F.We.A., Hurricane G, as well as the later Christopher Wallace, aka the Notorious B.We.G. or Biggie Smalls, more information on rappers has symbolized Brooklyn over time — and in the 2000s, …

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Modill

Chicago local people Racecar and K-Kruz originally formed underground hip-hop group Modill being a MC-producer set in 2003 before joined by ThaiOne Davis in 2004. Sketching from Local Tongue-rap, jazz, and Chicago spirit and electronica, manufacturer/drummer K-Kruz forms the group’s breezy and intensifying noises for Racecar’s and Davis’ introspective commentary. …

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Away Team

The Away Group is made up of MC Sean Boog and producer Khrysis. Both are users of NEW YORK rap collective the Justus Little league. They met one another through recognized beatmaker and Justus Little league member 9th Question of rap group Small Sibling. Their debut recording, The Country wide …

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MC Frontalot

As Chuck D of Open public Enemy memorably place it, “Hip-hop may be the CNN from the ghetto.” Although it acts that purpose, hip-hop began being a very much broader genre and finally, after emerging from your wasteland of gangsta, regained component of this potential. Hip-hop could be about anything, …

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C.R.A.C.

Not really averse to ignoring hip-hop conventions, LA upstart MC Blu (Johnson Barnes) and offbeat maker/rapper Ta’Raach (Terrell McMathis), a Detroit-to-L.A. transplant, started collaborating as C.R.A.C (pronounced “crass”) in 2005. Blu and Ta’Raach had been both labelmates at L.A. indie Sound In Color and fulfilled while documenting their respective tasks. …

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DJ Hi-Tek

Hi-Tek played a significant part in the highly admired golden-age revivalist audio associated with the Rawkus Information collective, crafting lots of the label’s preliminary breakthrough produces. While Hi-Tek’s creation design owes a personal debt to New York’s finest beat-makers from the first ’90s — DJ Leading, Pete Rock, Huge Teacher …

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