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Foreign Beggars Live At Jazz Cafe 12/2/2013

Foreign Beggars Live At Jazz Cafe 12/2/2013

Although I wasn't there to witness the inevitable majesty of Wednesday's show, Tuesday's show was fantastic nevertheless. The reunion and 10 year anniversary of the Asylum Speakers album, featuring artists and full band made this a landmark of UK Hip Hop history. With both shows sold out, Dark Circle opened up, having travelled from Germany and Iceland, and set the tone for an incredible evening of music.

Foreign Beggars

Foreign Beggars

It may sound dramatic, but 2003 was a historical year: the invasion of Iraq took place and the Foreign Beggars released their debut album ‘Asylum Speakers’. Since then they have been like herpes, coming back when you least expect it. So after catching up with them via World Wide Web, we spoke about why Jeremy Kyle is needed to mediate the abundance of unused tooth brushes, fanatical fans and the consequences of eating spicy food.

Foreign Beggars And Dexplicit Back Campaign To Improve Perceptions Of Youth

Foreign Beggars And Dexplicit Back Campaign To Improve Perceptions Of Youth

Hip hop and grime act Foreign Beggars consisting of MCs Orifice Vulgatron and Metropolis, human beatboxer, Shlomo, DagNabbit and DJ Nonames and DJ and producer Dexplicit who has just released his debut album, Digital Kinesis, which features Black The Ripper, Scatta, Samson, Nadia Rae, Ransom Impulse and many more are backing a campaign to improve the reputation of young people in the UK.

Foreign Beggars UK Album Tour

Foreign Beggars UK Album Tour

Averaging well over 100 shows per year, ‘Foreign Beggars’ are one of the most prolific and versatile Hip Hop outfits to emerge from the UK. Consisting of MC’s Metropolis and Orifice Vulgatron, Producer Dag Nabbit, Shlomo, Uk Beatbox Champion MC Zani and DJ Nonames. The group combines to create one of the most explosive live rap showcases on the planet.

Wordsmith - In Pursuit of Harmony LP [Def Ethics]

Wordsmith – In Pursuit of Harmony LP [Def Ethics]

After the release of the critically acclaimed They Don't Seem to Care Ep, Wordsmith launches his eagerly anticipated album In Pursuit of Harmony on Def Ethics recordings. With impressive integrity, style and perception, this is an outstanding body of work. Introspective lyricism combined with raw presence and charisma perfected over a decade, mark Wordsmith out as a British MC with heart and passion.

Foreign Beggars - Stray Point Agenda LP [Dented]

Foreign Beggars – Stray Point Agenda LP [Dented]

Featuring Orifice Vulgartron, one of the masters of double time rhyme, production by Dag Nabbit, solid MCing by Metropolis and complimented by the talents of beatboxer Shlomo and deejay Nonanes, the FBees are back, serving up 18 new tracks under the title of Stray Point Agenda and, yet again, have come up with the goods. Improving on the rawness of Asylum Speakers and delving into some tender moments along the way, Foreign Beggars have together shown how far the group has come along since its debut album release of 2003.