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Hipster Hop’s Take on the 90’s

In the increasingly popular musical genre dubiously dubbed hipster-hop, tracks from 90’s powerhouses such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Smashing Pumpkins are being given new life with new beats.

In a world crowded with cheeky re-mixes and mash-ups, these bands choose instead to lyrically (and seriously) reinterpret the originals from a different place or time.

Brooklyn Bridge, from two guys who go by the name Riot !n Paris, shifts the geography from West Coast to East Coast…

(Under the) Brooklyn Bridge feat. Sharief Hobley, Riot !n Paris

And 1997, from the artist XV, cleverly plays out how different things can be 18 years later.

1997, XV