Ratking - New York Hip-Hop Trio

Posted by Lee Goldup on August 21, 2015

New York Hip-Hop trio Ratking return to UK next weekend for a handful of gigs, including a small show at Hackney's Oslo near our store. In anticipation for the intimate gig we thought we'd post a few of their videos.

Described perfectly in an interview with the Guardian last year: They're based in New York, but their sound is from Nowhere, The World. There are elements of east coast hip-hop, early Detroit techno, Cali punk rock, London stoner folk and Olympic basketball commentary. Ostensibly a hip-hop group – they number two MCs, Wiki and Hak, and a producer, Sporting Life or Sport – they have as much in common with hardcore punks Trash Talk as they do with Kendrick Lamar.

Check the vids out below and if it hasn't sold out yet pick up a ticket for the show at Oslo here



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