Foreign Beggars

Foreign Beggars

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Progressive independent Hip Hop / Influenced by bass heavy uk underground house & garage/dubstep/grime/drum n bass, post dilla beat generation hip hop, high energy/ humorous/intellectiual/technical raps with a lot of swagger on off kilter pumping beats to mosh to.

Biography

Foreign Beggars� are one of the most prolific and versatile Hip Hop outfits to emerge from the UK. Consisting of MC�s Metropolis and Orifice Vulgatron, Producer Dag Nabbit, Human Beat boxers Shlomo, Uk Beatbox Champion MC Zani and DJ Nonames.

With roots ranging from jazz and classical training, to years of writing recording and performing hip hop, death/power-metal and drum & bass the group�s varied experiences combine to create one of the most explosive live rap showcases on the planet.

Individually, �Foreign Beggars� have achieved a range high profile accomplishments, from appearance s on Bjork�s �Medulla� album and the Gorillaz single �Tomorrow Never Comes�, to remix production for Amp Fiddler and Corinne Bailey Rae, and touring the States with James Lavelle�s UNKLE outfit. Whilst also having collaborated with a slew of hip hop heavy weights including Stones Throw�s OhNo, Guilty Simpson, Wildchild and Dudley Perkins, producer supreme DJ Vadim, Dabrye, Scratch Perverts, Skinnyman, Task Force and Spain�s Griffi and Tote King they have worked from a host of other genres including Vex�d, Virus Syndicate, Natalie Williams, Noisia and Ram Record�s Subfocus.

Shlomo has also created the worlds first Vocal Orchestra, and was made an �Artist in Residence� at the South Bank Centre at the young age of 22, Curator of the 2007 world beatbox convention in London and judges at the UK Beatbox championships and has performed with the likes of Bjork, Dizzee Rascal, The Specials & Damon Albarn.

Championed on national radio by Zane Lowe, Pete Tong and Tim Westwood, Nonames and Orifice are now into their second year presenting a weekly hip hop and grime show on the BBC Asian Network.
Television features include Channel 4, ITV and MTV, Shlomo live on Jools Holland and Eastenders, and a live broadcast on the BBC from Glastonbury.

FOREIGN BEGGARS WERE VOTED BEST GROUP @ THE LYRIC PAD UK HIP HOP AWARDS 2005 AND ALSO WON BEST SINGLE FOR THEIR RELEASE �HOLD ON� FT SKINNYMAN AND DVS.

Collaborations include:
BJORK, WILDCHILD (LOOTPACK), CORINNE BAILY RAE, NOISIA, DABRYE, GUILTY SIMPSON, PHATKAT, GHETTO, DEVLIN, OH NO, ROC C, SKINNYMAN, DJ VADIM, DUDLEY PERKINS, SCRATCH PERVERTS, EUPHRATES, DJIQ, DOUJAH RAZE, JEHST, DUBBLEDGE, TASKFORCE, DR.SYNTAX, WAX TAILOR, DISIZ LA PESTE, ROUGE A LEVRES, DAJLA, BEAT TORRENT, ALIX PEREZ, D-CODE, KIDD DUB, GRIFFI, TOTE KING, ETAN, HIGH RANKIN, RUSKO, CTRL-Z, MC SPYDA- DJ ZINC, MISSAK, KING KNUT, SOUL PURPOSE, KILLA QUEENZ, M PHAZES, THUNDERCLAPS, SHOW N PROVE, SUBFOCUS, PYRELLI, LEROY (SIAN SUPA CREW), KYZA, VERB T, STIG OF THE DUMP, SONNYJIM, SIKH KNOWLEDGE, LES GOURMETS, DIRTY OPPLAND, DARKCIRCLE, THE PLANETS, ARK MANIFESTATION, SKREIN, EQUICES, TOMMY EVANS, SLIPPAZ KREW, DJ SPARO, GHOST TOWN, MICKEY FINN RMX, MOSCHOPS, SOULJAZE, FLIP DA SCRIPT, TB, SHAMELESS, JYAGER, IGUANA MAN, SKREIN, THE 1 SHANTI, FOCUSED FEW, ROHAN, DVS, PYE, VEX�D, CATCH 22, SONIK GURU�S, ABSTRAKT COLLISION, TROY WALSH, MOSCHOPS, PALESTINE, SOUL SCIENTIST, ACTIVE MEMBER, DJ MENTAT, DEADLY HUNTER.

Have performed in the following places:
MANCHESTER, LEEDS, SOUTHAMPTON, LONDON, BRISTOL, NOTTINGHAM, BRIGHTON, CHELTENHAM, GLASTONBURY, NEWPORT, SHEFFIELD, LIVERPOOL, DURHAM, PORTSMOUTH, OXFORD, LEICESTER, SCOTLAND, CAMBRIDGE, CANTERBURY, PLYMOUTH, YORK, STROUD, NEWCASTLE, NORWICH, EDINBURGH, BOURNEMOUTH, SWINDON, LANCASTER, PRESTON, DERBY, WAKEFIELD, SOUTHEND, NORTHAMPTON, BRADFORD, EGGHAM, CIRENCESTER, HUDDERSFIELD, COVENTRY, LINCOLN, HULL, SHREWSBURY, DERBY, BATH, SURREY, GUILFORD, PENZANCE, SHEPTON MALLET, GUERNSEY, ASHFORD, TONBRIDGE WELLS, ISLE OF WIGHT, HEREFORD, CARDIFF, ST ANDREWS, EXETER, MASSY, PARIS, CHOLET, BRIEC, ST NAZAIRE, VENDOME, RENNES, MEYLAN, MONTREUIL, BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, MARSEILLE, LYON, CARHEIX, CASTRES, LE HAVRE, BOURGES, AGEN, LAVAL, SANNOIS, BOURGOIN-JALLIEU, ROUBAIX, NANTES, LYON, VALENCIA, SEVILLA, LEPE � LA HUELVA, AL MARAZ, ZARAGOSA, POITIERS, ORLEANS, MADRID, CORDOBA, CORU�A, BILBAO, GALACIA, PORRI�HO, BARCELONA, TROMSO, OSLO, KARLSOY, STAVANGER, BO, FREDRIKSTAD, SELJORD, BERGEN, MELBOURNE, HOBART, PERTH, SYDNEY, ADELAIDE, BRISBANE,TORONTO, MONTREAL, OTTOWA, WATERLOO, HAMBURG, MUNICH, MAYERHOFEN, ZURICH, LAUSANNE, LA CHAUX DE FONDS, GENEVA, PORT RUSH, DUBLIN,TUSCANY, SERRES, THESSALONIKI, CAPE TOWN, SOFIA, PETCRANE, BUDAPEST, MADRAS, BOMBAY, AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM, MAYERHOFEN, GRAZ, DUBAI, STOCKHOLM, PRAGUE, SHANGHAI

Some Notable Press

FRONT COVER ONE WEEK TO LIVE
6 PAGE FEATURE HHC
4 PAGE INTERVIEW FOREIGN BEGGARS VS NECRO HHC
NEXT BIG THING FEATURE FUTURE MUSIC
FEATURE VANITY FAIR GERMANY
6 PAGE FEATURE IN FLOW MAGAZINE SPAIN
SURE PLAYER/ 5/5 FOR ALMOST EVERY RELEASE IN DJ MAGAZINE
TRACKS A,B and C LISTED on 1 XTRA/ ASIAN NETWORK
SINGE OF MONTH/ISSUE/WEEK almost every release.
6 PAGE FEATURE HIP FLOW MAGAZINE SPAIN
VIDEO AND FEATURE ON EN EL JUEGO, FRONT OF SPANISH MYSPACE
MAXIMUM DIGITAL PROFILING ON I Tunes

Discography

Foreign Beggars - Black Hole Prophecies � Dented Records � 12�
DJ NoNames - Beggars Brew � Dented Records - CD
Foreign Beggars - Stray Point Agenda � Dented Records � CD / LP
Foreign Beggars - Bukkake Ski Trip � Dented Records - CD
Foreign Beggars - Slow Broiled Ilk � Dented Records � 12�
Foreign Beggars - Let Go � Dented Records � CD / 12�
Foreign Beggars - Crypt Drawl � Dented Records � CD / 12�
Foreign Beggars - Hold On- Dented Records � CD / 12�
Foreign Beggars - Asylum Speakers - Dented Records � CD / 2xLP
Foreign Beggars - Seasons Beatings � 12�
Foreign Beggars - Where did the sun go � 12�
Foreign beggars - Asylum Agenda- International release Grindin/ Undercover/Boa
Scratch Perverts - Watch the ride � Harmless � CD
Scratch Perverts - Fabric Live 22 � Fabric � CD
Scratch Perverts - Foreign Beggars vs Radiohead � white
Scratch Perverts - BIG ISSUE Cover Mount - CD
Rouge A Levres � Hit That Gash � Dented Records - CD
Skrein - The Eat Up � Dented Records - CD
Thunderclaps - Judgement Day � Ejectorseat � 12�
Amp Fiddler ft Corrinne Bailey Rae - If I don't � Genuine/PIAS - CD
Bjork � Medulla � Elektra / Wea - CD
Dr Syntax - Off The Radar - Dented Records � CD
Gorrillaz - Tomorrow Comes Today � Virgin � 7�
Jehst - Menghi Bus � YnR - CD
Dj Gero Mixtape � Follstar � CD / Digital
Accion Sanchez - Terron En El Ciudad � Boa Cor - CD
Manage - Live in Protest � Merciless - LP
Dubbledge - Richest Man In Babylon � Lowlife � CD
Dj Zinc- Move � Bingo Beats 12�
DJ IQ. - Brain food � ManCan Music - CD
Ruxpin / Planas/ Virus Syndicate � Nature Of IT - Ranking Records � 12�
Snuff the Abilist - Hip Hop Blues / Maelstrom - Dented Records � 12�
Skrein - Mind Out � Dented Records � 12�
Sonny Jim - Trading Standards � Dented Records - CD
UK Take Over 4 � Various Artists - Sure Shot - CD
Dubbledge - Fist Of Jah � Dented Records - CD
Dr Syntax - Self Taught � Dented Records - CD
Mentat / Skinny man- When I Give My Heart To You � Beat Asylum
Dr Syntax - Subcultures � Dented Records � 12�
DJ M oodie - Constrution Skills � Undali Records - CD
Prem C - 5 Senses Of Death � Undali Records � CD / 12�
Puto Largo - Inspiratiration � MSI Music / Super D - CD
Sickness Mixtape � Various Artists � Silent Sounds - CD
Mighty Asian Beats � Various Artists � Shaanti Play Records - CD
Missak - Le Perkisition Mentale, Le Maxi � - CD
Illaman Mixtape - Things Happen �
Lotek Hifi - Mixed Blessings � Big Dada - CD
UK Hustlers - Live in Protest � Suspect Packages - CD

Set List

Standard Foreign Beggar set- 1 hour

Beatflow Freak Show
Frosted Perspeks
Let Go
Slow Broiled Ilk
Dat For
Seven Figure Swagger
Shake It
Gash
Dubstep/Grime medley
Hotplate
In It For A Minute
Hold On
Contact