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Meet Skream & Benga


Croydon's Ollie 'Skream' Jones and Adegbenga 'Benga' Adejumo became friends while bunking off school to hang out at Big Apple Records in Croydon, a place that holds the same place in street-up dance music as Rough Trade does in punk.


Arthur 'Artwork' Smith and Danny Harrison had a studio upstairs and when Skream and Benga weren't downstairs in the shop, they were watching and learning from their local masters at work.


Fast forward 10 years and the duo are now two of the leading lights in the dubstep and bass music scene. They make up two thirds of Magnetic Man and are prolific producers in their own right. (Skream has well over 20,000 song files in his current studio, which is still his old bedroom at his parent's house.)

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