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Saturday, 26 March 2011

POLYRHYTHM ADDICTS: NOT YOUR ORDINARY


This much-forgotten crew straddled the line between backpacker/ student and New York underground hip-hop. DJ Spinna handled the spaced-out production, with Mr. Complex, Ben the Coal Churnin' Masta, Shabaam Sahdeeq and Tiye Phoenix sharing the mic with hot female MC Apani B Fly on their first album, 1999's 'Rhyme Related.'

The two standout cuts there were 'Big Phat Boom', and this absorbing gem. The group re-united for 2007's 'Break Glass' album with Phoenix replacing Apani, but with a lesser impact. '99 was clearly their time to shine.

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