About the show
Playing tracks by
The New Cru feat. General Pecos, General Degree, Dawn Penn & Bounty Killer, Ellis D feat. The Specialist, Barrington Levy & Mega Banton and more.
Ok, first things first. I AM HALF-WAY DONE. One half-year of mixtapes successfully hammered out. wheee!
Anyhoo, to mark the half-way point I figured I'd throw in a mix that a lot of people have been asking for (droon, joe joe, matthew e., and others)—a mix of ragga jungle. This is really the genre that got me started as a touring DJ / producer in the global sense: my first releases were ragga jungle records, and my first international gigs were ragga jungle gigs (what up guido? jak? tim? beni? how y'all livin'?)
So yeah, I decided to throw together a mix of classic ragga jungle tunes. For those of you wondering what the hell "ragga jungle" even means, let me break it down into its components:
Jungle music is a fast, breaks-oriented, bass-heavy genre of British dance music that emerged in the early '90s and later evolved into drum & bass, UK garage, grime, dubstep, bassline, & UK funky... (full text at http://yearofmixtapes.blogspot.com/2009/11/week-26-classic-ragga-jungle.html)