If you’re a follower of the enigmatic Hip-Hop collective Orphgang you may already be familiar with the musings of the forever trippy-soulful Intalekt and perhaps Rhythm & Reason’s sluggish rapper GeeFree too. The South Londoners join forces to form Billy Dukes and their contemporary take on boom-bap hip-hop weaves sounds of jazz, funk and soul together making the likes of BBC 1xtra’s Jamz Supernova, Nation of Billions & ourselves here at #MMLN sit up and pay attention. With eclectic influences ranging from MF DOOM to James Blake, this duo are defining their own sound and making their mark on the UK scene. Take a listen to their first cut, “It’s Over“, taken from the as yet untitled upcoming EP, and let us know what you think.
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