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Tykoon Suit (South Africa)  
Tykoon Suit photo by Yassir Booly

Tykoon Suit is a Hip Hop outfit from Cape Town. The band consists of Digger Barnes ( ex Moodphase5ive front man ) and Bang Bang on rhymes while MR MO ( Mofunk ) is djing, beatmaking and producing.They have been together for 3 years and have between them released more than 20 tracks independently or as the band.

Tykoon Suit is a breath of stale strip club air. With lyrical terrorist ‘Bang-Bang' coming along for the ride on the old-skool dancefloor thriller ‘throw the bones' barely clothed ‘bebe pleez' on the hooks and background vocalistics, twin cousin of Bollywood porn director ‘Neon Don' Mr. Digger Barnz on the mic device and Uncle Benny on the boards, this is one of the most exciting groups to come out of Cape Town.

Genre: hip hop

With titles of tracks like gigolo lounge, office girlz, earthling bitches You are bound to start thinking …LSD ghetto pimp trips that never really let you come down properly, especially when you are living the dream 24/7. Their first release was charted as nr 1 for 7 weeks on Radio Toulouse in France, with the track charting for a further 8 weeks.

Tracks are available on ‘The Cape Of Good Dope' compilation vol.1, the Silvertab Harambe Dope sessions and the net for 4 unreleased tracks floating in the matrix. Look out for " Matchbox" the new release from Tykoon Suit, available on Cape of Good Dope vol 2. After 3 years of continual work, Tykoon suit are finally ready to disturb the entire backpacking hip hop community with the release their independently released debut album:"Smart Casual" on the 7th of July 2006 in Cape Town.

Contact Details:

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