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The Rhythm Natives is hip hop, with a fusion of reggae, alternative and jazz. I was fortunate to see them play and they definitely know how to rock the crowd. It is a rare occasion and wonderful treat to watch a polished, live hip hop band perform. Their music holds a reminiscence of the golden age era when hip hop was characterized by influence, innovation, quality and diversity. It takes me back to the time when there was more emphasis on experimentation of instruments over rhymes. What makes them unique is that they are a group of friends that grew up together before they decided to start a band. Some of the members have known each other since they were 6 years old! This just proves, Rhythm Natives is as authentic as it comes.Their album drops October 19Th and will definitely keep the party jumping. Support L.A. artists and buy their CD. Mos def, go check them out when they come to your city. The Rhythm Natives is one of those amazing bands that truly captures the culture and spirit of L.A. Don't sleep on it!


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