Hero No.7 return on their own Hero Records imprint with a brand new remix of “Keeping It Real?” by Germany’s breaks superstars Mash & Munkee. The original version of “Keeping It Real?” was a bona fide b-boy classic, gathering support from top international djs such as Coldcut & Andy Smith, and was featured alongside Eric B & Rakim, The Roots & James Brown on The Herbaliser’s “FabricLive 26″ mix-CD. It was also used by champion breakdancers the Bad Taste Cruwhen they represented the UK at the 2008 Battle Of The Year World Finals.
This remix for 2011 sees Mash & Munkee (aka Unifairfly/Renegades of Jazz and Deli-Kutt) turn the notch up and take the track into nu-funk territory with new drums, guitars, fat horns and swift scratching.
In a remix exchange, Hero No.7 have in turn reworked Mash & Munkee’s track “Keep On Movin’” and turned it into a cut’n’paste extravaganza, stripping back the original track to its musical roots and topping it off with heavier breaks, percussion and vocal samples. The track is topped off with some deft turntable action from legendary scratch DJ Krash Slaughta (II Tone Committee / Monkey Mafia / Killa Instinct) who expertly cuts up more musical delights.
Two sides of dancefloor b-boy funk guaranteed to rock your party.
The vinyl is released on the 31st January, 2011, with digital following a week later.
“Great stuff…amazing attention to detail.” DJ Format
“Pure B-Boy Dopeness” PJ of Herma Puma (First Word Records)
“Proper cut’n’paste party bizzle sure to ignite even the dampest dancefloor.” Mr Benn (Square One Sound / Leisure Recordings)
“Everything I love about the cut’n’paste genre distilled into two great party rocking tracks. Don’t sleep people – Hero No.7 are all about keeping it real!” Dr Rubberfunk (Jalapeno Records)
“Effortlessly funky, full of great sounds and put together really well. Me likey.” Nick Faber
“Keep On Movin’ is funky as hell.” Kris Breeze
“Both killers! Can’t wait to drop on the dancefloor” Pete Isaac (Jelly Jazz)
“Superb grooves!! This is exactly my cup of tea.” Eric Tchaikovsky (Night Light Sound System)
“Stuffed full of heavy breaks and hooks to swing any party. I’d rock two copies of this.” Mike Bandoni (Funkshone)
“Hero Records is back with a bang. So much music I can actually play in the club. They’re keepin the funk alive.” Fly-T (Capitol 1212)
“Am feeling “Blow Up Your Box” & “Keeping It Real (Mash & Munkee Remix)”. In the box they go, nice one!” Lack Of Afro (Freestyle Records)
“when these beats are bumpin’ the crowd will most definitely be jumping” MonkeyBoxing.com