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Two legends from their respect­ive scenes, Danny Byrd and D Double E join forces for the ulti­mate cros­sov­er col­lab on Selecta via Min­istry Of Sound. 

With Danny Byrd break­ing through on the scene with old school D&B and jungle over 20 years ago, and D Double E ori­gin­ally cut­ting his teeth as an MC across jungle beats and pir­ate radio, the pair make for the per­fect duo as they revis­it their roots in this latest release.

Pay­ing a nod to 1996–1998 D&B with a fresh pro­duc­tion twist, Selecta infuses weighty jungle break­downs with funky 90s horn samples. Weav­ing D Double E’s rap­id yet play­ful bars that take centre stage, Selecta is trans­formed into a mod­ern dance anthem primed to infilt­rate club floors and air­waves alike.

A D&B icon, Danny signed to Hos­pit­al 20 years ago, lead­ing to no.1’s on the Dance Singles Chart, UK Top 40 entries, numer­ous BBC R1 plays, a BBC R1 Essen­tial Mix and more. His pre­vi­ous col­labs include the likes of Gen­er­al Levy, MC GQ and Net­sky with his ver­sat­ile sound receiv­ing sup­port from the likes of Sub Focus, High Con­trast, Rudi­ment­al, DJ Marky, Met­rik, Fric­tion, S.P.Y, Brookes Broth­ers and many oth­ers.

Mean­while, D Double E needs little intro­duc­tion. Before cata­pult­ing to wider acclaim with his tongue and cheek verses for IKEA on Fresh N Clean, the esteemed grime artist was ini­tially one of the first rap­pers to nur­ture the genre of the back off D&B, jungle and gar­age. Most recently, his latest album Double Or Noth­ing arose to crit­ic­al acclaim whilst fea­tur­ing fel­low a‑list tal­ent includ­ing Kano, Giggs, Ms Banks, Ghetts, JME and Triggs.

Demon­strat­ing a genre cross­ing hit at it’s very best, Danny Byrd and D Double E’s Selecta is a product of two impress­ive worlds col­lid­ing for an undeni­able crowd pleas­er.

Danny Byrd & D Double E - Selecta is out now via Min­istry Of Sound.

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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.