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Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson with Jungle Brothers and Oscar #Worldpeace

First broadcast date: 24 May 2018

Gilles Peterson presents a show based in the iconic Brownswood Basement.

This week Gilles is joined by hip hop innovators Jungle Brothers and London MC Oscar #Worldpeace.

 

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Jungle Brothers

American hip hop group Jungle Brothers are pioneers of the fusion of jazz, hip-hop, and house music. Notably, they are the first hip-hop group to collaborate with a house music producer. The trio is comprised of Michael Small (Mike Gee), Nathaniel Hall (Afrika Baby Bam) and Sammy Burwell (DJ Sammy B).

Jungle Brothers began performing in the mid-1980s and released their first album, Straight Out the Jungle, in 1988. With Afrocentric lyrics and innovative beats, the Jungle Brothers quickly gained critical acclaim and soon joined the influential Native Tongues Posse.

Oscar #Worldpeace

MC Oscar #Worldpeace is a Tottenham native. His full length debut album, ‘Recluse’, showcased his trademark thought provoking lyrics and introspective angle. ‘Recluse’ refers to the deaths of friends and the London riots, paving the way for open and honest dialogue around issues that face many of Britain’s youth. His latest EP IC3 tackles relevant and important issues such as police brutality and racism.

Tracklist

Jungle Brothers – Jimbrowski [Idlers]
A Tribe Called Quest – If The Papes Come [Jive]
Jungle Brothers – Straight Out The Jungle [Idlers]
Jungle Brothers – I’m Gonna Do You [Idlers]
Black Sheep – Butt… In The Meantime [Mercury]
Main Source – Just Hangin’ Out [Wild Pitch Records]
Boogie Down Productions – The Bridge Is Over (The Bladerunners Edit) [B-Boy Records]
Jungle Brothers – J Beez Comin’ Through [Warner Bros. Records]
Jungle Brothers – Sunshine [Warner Bros. Records]
Jungle Brothers – Straight Out The Jungle [Warlock Records]
Jungle Brothers – Because I Got It Like That [Warlock Records]
Jungle Brothers – Jungle Brother [Gee Street]
Jungle Brothers – I’ll House You [Idlers]
Jungle Brothers – Braggin & Boastin [Warlock Records]
Jungle Brothers & Ali B – Gimme That [Jam City]
Afrika Bambaataa – Good Combination [Carinco AG]
808INK – G [Island Records]
Oscar #Worldpeace – Proletariat [Worldpeace]
Oscar #Worldpeace – No White God (Live) [Worldpeace]
Oscar #Worldpeace – Wary (Live) [Worldpeace]
Oscar #Worldpeace – Tate Modern (Live) [Worldpeace]
Kojey Radical – Windows [Self-released]

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