• Virus Syndicate - The Work-Related Illness

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    <b> Virus Syndicate </b> - The Work-Related Illness

    Fleshing out his Judge Dredd hip-hop/breakbeat - StormTrooper basslines, grimeís version of the G-funk synth whine, crushingly unhurried drum tremors ñ with touches such as sax riffs, battle royale samples, wailing divas and Asian strings, Mark One owes an extreme-measured debt to bashment thrashers Gamma (ëMajor List MCsí is The Prodigy doing ëKiller Appsí with boasts of ìmore flavours than a McFlurryî), Nika D, JSD & Goldfingerís above-the-law, phlegm-flying machine gun rhymes inevitably brag ëtil the cows come home, extending to girl problems, getting smashed and the thrill of the paper-chase to pull the flat brim over crews pulling lyrical sickies. ****

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