Episode 13-3 Hip Hop with 2 Mello

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Jump around, jump around, jump around-yeah! This week we listen to classic hip-hop, and classic hip-hop inspired, video game music! It gets funky, it gets heavy, and then it gets cheesey… oh boy it gets cheesey in places 🙂

We are joined by the talented producer and video game composer, 2 Mello! (2064 Read Only Memories, Celeste) He wanted to jump on our show and talk about the cross-over of video games into hip-hop, and sometimes vice-versa. We talk about the use of samples, old hardware, and our favorite Jet Set Radio characters.

Go out NOW and check out 2 Mello’s JSR-inspired album Memories of Tokyo-To!

 

Track list:

  1. Humming the Bassline – Jet Set Radio – Dreamcast – Hideki Naganuma
  2. The Police Station – Revelations Persona – Playstation – Hidehito Aoki, Misaki Okibe, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Shoji Meguro
  3. Friday Brother (Club Court) – Street Slam (Dunk Dream/Street Hoop) – Neo Geo – Tatsuya Kiuchi
  4. Theme – Street Fighter III Third Strike – Arcade – Infinite and Hideki Okugawa
  5. The Roll & Bounce – de Blob 2 – Wii – John Guscott
  6. Theme of J.J. – Atsumare! Guru Guru Onsen – Dreamcast – Hideki Naganuma (my guess)
  7. Mirror Temple (Mirror Magic Mix) – 2 Mello
  8. Bathroom Rap – Parappa the Rapper – Playstation – Masaya Matsura
  9. Main Theme (Neo-SF Streets Mix) – Read Only Memories – PC – 2 Mello

 

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