Hip Hop Central

Music journalist Nige Tassell investigates how the global phenomenon of hip hop found a particularly welcoming home in the city of Bristol, where bands like Massive Attack and Portishead reinvented the music and exported it back to the world and where contemporary bands and DJs continue to refresh the insistent rhythms and verbal dexterity of this distinctive urban soundtrack.

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Music journalist Nige Tassell investigates how the global phenomenon of hip hop found a particularly welcoming home in the city of Bristol.

20051103

Music journalist Nige Tassell investigates how the global phenomenon of hip hop found a particularly welcoming home in the city of Bristol, where bands like Massive Attack and Portishead reinvented the music and exported it back to the world and where contemporary bands and DJs continue to refresh the insistent rhythms and verbal dexterity of this distinctive urban soundtrack.

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