It’s safe to say that Bronx Slang have got so much trouble on their mind, but Jerry Beeks and Ollie Miggs refuse to lose in this, the latest fire­starter from their eponym­ous Fabyl LP.

Off the back of ‘Well Well Well, ‘Run Away Suck­er’ and ‘Ladies and Gen­tle­men’, pat­ri­ot­ic per­spect­ive and pre­ser­va­tion of self struts to the sound of Jadell’s uptown strings with the funky, fuzzy bounce of a vin­tage Cadillac.

Three softer-edged remixes attempt to soften the informed blows of Bronx Slang’s mod­ern his­tory les­son. Si Spex aka Barry Beats aka one half of The Cre­at­ors (push­ers of the influ­en­tial ‘The Weight’ fea­tur­ing such hip hop heavy­weights as Masta Ace, Dia­mond D, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Mar­ley Marl, Madlib and Craig G), focuses on flutes and organs throw­ing up peace signs, the folk-ish crossed legs vibe giv­en a lyr­ic­al fig­ure four leg-lock.

Dreamy strings and typ­ic­al turntable aggres­sion from Finnish phe­noms Cut Beetlez are told to behave by Beeks and Miggs smash­ing their way from out of a lava lamp, and the chirpy chimes and show­time pianos sup­plied by Fabyl chief Nick Faber skip head­first into B.S.’s pat­ent kar­ate chops bruis­ing you from the inside.

Bronx Slang have received great sup­port in the last year from BBC 6 Music, and with ‘Run Away Suck­er’ fea­tur­ing as a Mixmag tune of the month. More recently they’ve been on the radar of the legendary DJ Premi­er, gain­ing air­time on Premo’s Live from Headq­cour­terz show.

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Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal

Edit­or / PR Con­sult­ant at No Bounds
Rishma Dhali­w­al has extens­ive exper­i­ence study­ing and work­ing in the music and media industry. Hav­ing writ­ten a thes­is on how Hip Hop acts as a social move­ment, she has spent years research­ing and con­nect­ing with artists who use the art form as a tool for bring­ing a voice to the voice­less. Cur­rently work­ing in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media know­ledge to I am Hip Hop and oth­er pro­jects by No Bounds.

About Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal
Rishma Dhaliwal has extensive experience studying and working in the music and media industry. Having written a thesis on how Hip Hop acts as a social movement, she has spent years researching and connecting with artists who use the art form as a tool for bringing a voice to the voiceless. Currently working in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media knowledge to I am Hip Hop and other projects by No Bounds.