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Probably the coolest thing I've listened to recently was a recording of a radio show called 'Music Beyond Borders' from Houston's KPFT hosted by a guy named Matt Sonzala. It's two hours of hip-hop flavored music from all over the world all presented in a laidback manner by Matt. Great stuff.
The link is over at Matt's (excellent) blog. Check it out.
In that spirit, here's a little offering of my own on the international culture-clash theme. It's a Japanese guy mc'ing over the top of the Coolie Dance riddim, which was one of Jamaica's biggest dancehall beats of 2003.