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Since their formation in 2002, multi-genre UK trio Foreign Beggars‘ unique trajectory has seen them evolve from underground hip hop heroes to a trailblazing electronic crossover act without ever forsaking an ounce their inimitable energy, from studio recordings to a second to none live show.
The crew have released five studio albums to date: Asylum Speakers, Stray Point Agenda, United Colours Of Beggattron, The Uprising and I AM LEGION with Dutch production wizards Noisia. It is with great pride that they announce the completion and upcoming release of their finest work to date – their sixth full length album: 2 2 KARMA.
The first single ‘Toast’ from 2 2 KARMA will be released on February 9th 2018. Toast is produced by their long time musical partner Alix Perez, and features the highly acclaimed Izzie Gibbs and Dizmack. Toast is packed with pace and precision, showcasing their place as the finest rappers from the UK.
Always keen collaborators, the Beggars have worked with a plethora of artists worldwide from a wide musical spectrum. Collaborative highlights from their past include Noisia, Dirtyphonics, Knife Party, Skrillex, Birdy Nam Nam, D’onaeo, Skinnyman, Jack Beats, Alix Perez, Tommy Lee, Eprom and Flux Pavilion.
The critically acclaimed group have built this steadfast reputation as one of the UK’s most versatile, creative and prolific acts through a continuing desire to push the envelope, in a manner that is as urgent now as it has ever been.
With a top ten hit, over 80 million YouTube plays and a string of international headline dates ahead of them, things are going from strength to strength for the Beggars.
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