Some Reptiles Developed Wings tells us a few things about Egyptian Hip-Hop. 1) They most definitely have something special; 2) It’s a long way from being realised just yet; 3) Ultimately these four boys are just weird enough to subvert the norm and create something exciting in the process. »
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hot tips egyptian hip hop release their second single, titled 'some reptiles grew wings' through moshi moshi, with hudson mohawke responsible for knob twiddling duties. the mancunian quartet found themselves the focus of attention after catching the ear of samuel dust from late of the pier with the singer subsequently producing the bands debut 'wild human child' and releasing it as a strictly limited seven inch on his own zarcorp imprint. subsequent column space in nme, dazed and confused, dummy and the guardian followed with the nme tipping them for big things this year. the bands debut on moshi moshi might just see them deliver on this promise with four tracks of sonic invention. reputedly recorded on the same mixing desk that kraftwerk, can and neu! all used in their pomp, the ep includes an updated version of the bands ubiquitous 'radd pitt'd sandwiched between three brand new tracks.
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