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Tip of The Week: Rizzle Kicks - Prophet (Better Watch It)

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Dan Lucas Dan Lucas | 10:20 UK time, Monday, 9 May 2011

Rizzle Kicks. If you wanna get a feel for what these guys are all about you're gonna have to just get down with the trumpets:

The video captures everything you need to know. Cheeky lyrics, bouncy beats, trumpets, cheeky chappies; I have no doubt these boys are gonna tear up the Introducing Stage at Radio 1's Big Weekend this Saturday.

The boys in question are Sylvester and Rizzle from Brighton. They played together as kids, were reunited eight years later during a Sunday league football match, and four years later ended up in the same college. One day Rizzle got Sylvester to 'la la la' over some of his mixtapes and Rizzle Kicks were born.

With the likes of Gorillaz, Lily Allen, and Arctic Monkeys listed as favourites, and with an aim to bring the fun elements of old school early 90's hip hop into their music, I for one cannot wait until they release an album. They already have two massive songs behind them in Miss Cigarette and Down With The Trumpets, and their latest - Prophet (Better Watch It) - is our Tip of the Week. Fearne Cotton played it earlier this morning, and you'll hear it throughout the week on Radio 1. Here it is:

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Like what you hear? Check back next week for highlights of their Big Weekend performance (and if you're going to Carlisle, we'll see you at the front!)






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