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Urban Dance Squad

The Amsterdam-based rock/rap collective Urban Dance Squad began in 1986, playing and jamming collectively on a casual basis. They performed a gig in the Utrecht Event and, surprised from the raves their overall performance drew, became a far more serious task. The group gigged for just two years, and with the proceeds released 1990’s Mental Floss for the world. Urban Dance Squad’s mixture of rock and roll, rap, funk, ska, folk, hip-hop, and spirit signaled the pattern toward genre-bending that prevailed in ’90s music. Mental Floss presented the solitary “Deeper Color of Spirit” which charted at quantity 21 within the U.S. on Billboard’s Sizzling 100. The group spent another 12 months touring continuously, and released their second recording Existence ‘n Perspective of an authentic Crossover in 1991. Regrettably, it didn’t match Mental Floss’ crucial or commercial achievement, as do 1994’s Persona Non Grata. 1999 noticed Urban Dance Squad launch their fourth recording, Planet Ultra, in addition to re-release their previously releases within the Triple X label.

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