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5 of the Best Bands in Hip-Hop, Not Including the Roots


The New York City-based, seven-man band is comprised of MCs Mojo, Mas D, and Rheturik, bassist Apex, drummer Tomek, guitarist Taylor Rivelli, trumpeter David Guy (who doubles as a member of the Dap-Kings), and keyboardist Borahm Lee. The crew is known for their explosive live performances (backing such artists as Lauryn Hill and Skyzoo) and music showcases. They’ve also produced records for Keith Murray, Saigon, Immortal Technique and Dipset.

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