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SXSW Interview: The Sampling Hip-Hop Machine, Chiddy Bang

chiddybang SXSW Interview: The Sampling Hip Hop Machine, Chiddy Bang

Chiddy and producer Xaphoon Jones (Virgin Records)

Admired by aspiring underground hip-hop groups, the genre bending duo [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Chiddy Bang [/lastfm]represents what it takes to be a chart-busting rap band today. Their video for the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]MGMT [/lastfm]sampled “Opposite of Adults” was nominated for an MTVu Woodie Award and every other track like the brand new “Always” which samples [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dr. Dog[/lastfm]’s “My Old Ways” has been rapidly consumed by fans wanting more. Luckily that wait is over.

Comprised of rapper Chiddy and producer Xaphoon Jones, the duo recently released their debut record called The Preview featuring some amazing collaborations. Find out who they worked with, plus other exciting news on their new record. Thanks to our friends at MySpace for capturing this terrific interview from their coverage of SXSW from Fader Fort.

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Watch the music video to “Opposite of Adults” performed by Chiddy Bang.


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