Jungle Brothers

Jungle Brothers

Rap innovators and precursors to the sound later fine-tuned by De La Soul, P.M. Dawn et al. Following on from Afrika Bambaataa, the Jungle Brothers: Mike G (Michael Small, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA), DJ Sammy B (b. Sammy Burwell, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA) and Afrika Baby Bambaataa (b. Nathaniel Hall, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA) were unafraid of cross-genre experimentation. The most famous demonstration being their version of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’, though their incorporation of house music on ‘I’ll House... more