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Vibrations: Roll Deep Man Riko Dan On His 13 Favourite LPs
Yemi Abiade , February 28th, 2018 10:19

The grime veteran has a varied musical history, and his 13 selections across rap, soul and dancehall are proof.


Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers
I put Wu-Tang in the same category as Mobb Deep, except they have some amazing MCs; they were all cold. I must have been about 15-years-old when I first heard it, and that was at a time when I started being a bit naughty; bunking off school and stuff like that. The kung-fu samples and themes had me hooked from very early on, and most of the MCs are still doing well. No other crew tried it with Wu-Tang either, they couldn't say anything about them. My favourite track has to be 'C.R.E.A.M.' and they're saying everything I can relate to: smoking on the staircase, having straps, you get a vivid picture in your head.