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Foreign Beggars

Band, *1996 GB, London
Hip-Hop/Rap and Electronic

Averaging well over 100 shows per year, ‘Foreign Beggars’ are one of the most prolific and versatile Hip Hop outfits to emerge from the UK. Consisting of MC’s Metropolis and Orifice Vulgatron, Producer Dag Nabbit, Human Beat boxer Shlomo and DJ Nonames. With roots ranging from jazz and classical training, to years of writing recording and performing hip hop, death/power-metal and drum & bass the group’s varied experiences combine to create one of the most explosive live rap showcases on the planet. Individually, ‘Foreign Beggars’ have achieved a range high profile accomplishments from appearance s on Bjork’s ‘Medulla’ album and the Gorillaz single ‘Tomorrow Never Comes’, to remix production for Amp Fiddler and Corinne Bailey Rae, and touring the States with James Lavelle’s UNKLE outfit. Whilst also having collaborated with a slew of hip hop heavy weights including Stones Throw’s OhNo, Guilty Simpson, Wildchild and Dudley Perkins, producer supreme DJ Vadim, Dabrye, Scratch Perverts, Skinnyman, Task Force and Spain’s Griffi and Tote King they have worked from a host of other genres including Vex’d, Virus Sundicate, Natalie Williams, Noisia and Ram Record’s Subfocus. Shlomo has also created the worlds first Vocal Orchestra, and was made an “Artist in Residence” at the South Bank Centre at the young age of 22, Curator of the 2007 world beatbox convention in London and judges at the UK Beatbox championships and has performed with the likes of Bjork, Dizzee Rascal, The Specials & Damon Albarn. Championed on national radio by Zane Lowe, Pete Tong and Tim Westwood, Nonames and Orifice are now into their second year presenting a weekly hip hop and grime show on the BBC Asian Network. Television features include Channel 4, ITV and MTV, Shlomo Live on Jools Holland and Eastenders, and a live broadcast on the BBC from Glastonbury. Whilst running one of the most respected Hip Hop record labels in the UK “Dented Records”, and organizing events throughout the country, they haveperformed on stage and opened for Snoop Dogg, Amy Winehouse, Public Enemy, Pharoahe Monch, Iain Brown, Femi Kuti, Mark Ronson, Talib Kweli, Roni Size, Asian Dub Foundation, Pendulum, K’Naan, Wu Tang Clan, Kano, Masta Ace, Herbalizer, East 17! Roots Manuva, and many more

Popular Tracks   
Still Getting It on The Harder They Fall EP by Foreign Beggars
Breakout on Breakout by Noisestorm & Foreign Beggars
Contact (feat. Noisia) on United Colours Of Beggatron by Foreign Beggars
No Enema on No Enema by Foreign Beggars, Seedhe Maut & Sez on the Beat
Lines in Wax on Lines in Wax EP by Flux Pavilion
Apex on The Uprising by Foreign Beggars
Make Those Move - Original on I Am Legion by I Am Legion, Noisia & Foreign Beggars
Intro on I Am Legion by I Am Legion, Noisia & Foreign Beggars
24-7 on 2 2 Karma by Foreign Beggars
Hold On on Asylum Speakers by Foreign Beggars

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Title Artist Year Type
24/7 (feat. Feed Me) [Floyd The Barber Free Bootleg]Foreign Beggars2019Single
BreakoutNoisestorm Feat. Foreign Beggars2018Single
2 2 KarmaForeign Beggars2018Album
BangUZ & Stooki Sound Feat. Foreign Beggars & Onoe Caponoe2017Single
The Bits / 100 StandardForeign Beggars2016Single
The Bits ​/ ​100 Standard RemixesForeign Beggars2016Album
ModusForeign Beggars2014Album
Come CorrectPaper Tiger Featuring Foreign Beggars2013Single
SpaceMarger feat. Foreign Beggars2013Album
No Stopping UsDirtyphonics Feat. Foreign Beggars2013Single
AnywhereForeign Beggars Featuring D.Ablo2012Single
The Harder They Fall RemixesForeign Beggars2012Album
The UprisingForeign Beggars2012Album
ApexForeign Beggars2012Single
Palm Of My HandForeign Beggars2012Single
Flying To MarsForeign Beggars Ft. Donae'o2012Album
Hit That Calvertron RemixIntiman Feat. Foreign Beggars2012Single
Badman Riddim (Jump)Vato Gonzalez Featuring Foreign Beggars2011Single
Raising The BarJazzsteppa & Foreign Beggars2011Single
Hit ThatIntiman Feat. Foreign Beggars2011Album
The Harder They Fall EPForeign Beggars2011Album
No Holds Barred / Get A Bit More (Remixes)Foreign Beggars2010Album
Beggattron Remixed EP 1Foreign Beggars2010Album
Typhoon / Harry (Bare Noize Remix)Foreign Beggars feat. Chasing Shadows / Medison feat. Skrein2010Album
Beggattron RemixedForeign Beggars2010Album
Beggattron Remixed EP 2Foreign Beggars2010Album
Who's The Fool EPDJ Troubl' Presents Foreign Beggars / Moona / Grems / NT40002009Album
Seven Figure Swagger b/w Don't Dhoow ItForeign Beggars2009Album
ContactForeign Beggars & Noisia2009Album
United Colours Of BeggattronForeign Beggars2009Album
Asylum AgendaForeign Beggars2008Album
Hit That G@shForeign Beggars vs. Rouge A Lèvres2008Single
In It For A Minute / Black Hole PropheciesForeign Beggars2007Album
Hold On Remix / System 32Foreign Beggars / Pugz2007Album
Bukkake Ski TripForeign Beggars2007Album
Hold OnForeign Beggars2007Album
8 Bars Of Fire (Allstars Part 2)DJ IQ Feat TB / Dubbledge / Stig Of The Dump / Verb. T / Mr. Ti2bs / Asaviour / Kyza / Sir Smurf Lil' / Kashmere / Foreign Beggars / Jehst2007Album
Stray Point AgendaForeign Beggars2006Album
Slow Broiled IlkForeign Beggars2006Album
Crypt DrawlForeign Beggars2005Album
Let GoForeign Beggars2005Album
Hold On / Frosted PerspeksForeign Beggars2004Album
Seasons BeatingsForeign Beggars2003Album
Asylum SpeakersForeign Beggars2003Album
Where Did The Sun Go / Pisstake PicturesForeign Beggars2002Album
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