Ruff Sqwad Guns And Roses Vol 2 Rare 4,2/5 618votes
Ruff Sqwad Genres Instruments Years active 2001–2013, 2015– Labels Ruff Sqwad Recordings Associated acts,, XTC Members Prince Rapid Fuda Guy Roachee Past members Slix Dirty Danger Mad Max Shifty Rydos DJ Scholar DJ Begg XTC Sir Spyro Ruff Sqwad are an English crew. The group was formed in 2001 in,, various members and affiliates of the crew are considered key figures in the early development of grime music. Ruff Sqwad first became known in the early days of grime for the distinctive production style of the crews producers. Early Ruff Sqwad instrumentals released on are rare and fetch high prices on the second hand market, notable early Ruff Sqwad instrumentals include Pied Piper, Functions on the Low and Misty Cold. Functions on the Low, produced by Ruff Sqwad affiliate XTC has been described as one of the greatest tracks in the history of British. The crew has released two mixtapes and, an extended play () as well as an instrumental compilation album White Label Classics.
Contents • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • History [ ] Origins: 2001-2005 [ ] Ruff Sqwad was formed by a group of teenage school friends in in 2001 or 2002. Many of the groups best known instrumentals were made by Rapid and Dirty Danger on cheap home PCs as 14 and 15 year olds. The group would regularly bunk school to record songs and to press up vinyl at Music House. The crew was active on the London pirate radio scene and at various times during the early 2000s had shows on, Heat, Flava, Mystic, and Deja Vu FM. During this period the group regularly released singles on white label vinyl on an imprint called Ruff Sqwad Recordings following a template laid out by Wiley Kat Recordings. 'Grime from the 'golden days' of 2003-5 is very close to my heart.
Guns and Roses Volume. Guns and Roses Volume. 2 is the second mixtape by grime crew Ruff Sqwad. It was released in October 2006 on the independent. Early Ruff Sqwad instrumentals released on white label are rare and fetch high prices on the second hand market, notable early Ruff Sqwad instrumentals.
Even within this ultra-niche, ultra-creative genre full of variety, few crews had the unique magic of Ruff Sqwad. It was something about the colour and dizzying emotion in their melodies, the raw DIY aesthetic of their productions – many made on computes in their college music lab – the unusual penchant for ’80s stadium rock drum fills and guitar synths The MCs had their individual styles dripping with charisma but as a team could sound so honed.'
— Mixtape releases: 2005-2006 [ ] In 2005, Ruff Sqwad's first mixtape,, was released. It was released in March 2005 on the Ruff Sqwad Recordings, and was very well received by the scene. It has been ranked amongst the best full-length studio albums of all time to come from the scene. The album was the first of a three-part album series. Ruff Sqwad's second mixtape,, was released in October, 2006. It was released on the Ruff Sqwad Recordings, and was very well received by the scene.
Along with their debut album,, it has also been ranked amongst the best full-length studio albums of all time to come from the grime scene. During this period Ruff Sqwad performed regularly at live events including the very first Dirty Canvas night put on by NoHatsNoHoods. Decline, breakup and new roster [ ] Following the solo success of and other crew members Ruff Sqwad became less active as a group. In 2011 the crew recorded a single called. In 2012 Rapid and Dirty Danger collaborated with NoHatsNoHoods to recover recordings previously thought to be lost of some of the group's early instrumentals which led to the release of a compilation album called White Label Classics.
The group has been on hiatus since releasing Cold in 2013. In May 2015, Tinchy Stryder confirmed that Ruff Sqwad had split up, citing reasons such as internal conflicts and Slix not making music anymore. In December 2015, a music video for the new song That's Who We Are was released, starring original member Prince Rapid, previous member Fuda Guy and previously affiliated Roachee, all of them seemingly part of Ruff Sqwad. Though Ruff Sqwad was not musically active as a group for the most part of 2015, the year showed a resurgence in other grime MC's utilising instrumental productions stemming from former and current members from Ruff Sqwad, such as the song which used XTC's Functions On The Low instrumental. Members [ ] Ruff Sqwad currently has three members: Prince Rapid, Fuda Guy and Roachee. Ruff Sqwad from 2006 – 2010 Tinchy Stryder [ ] Tinchy Stryder (Real name: Kwasi Danquah III, born 14 September 1986), has been a member of the Ruff Sqwad since 2001. He is the best known member of the group having had much mainstream success with his solo material.
Stryder has been prominent in the scene since the early 2000s and was a member of crew for a short period of time early in his career. His solo discography includes three albums and two UK number 1 singles. Roachee [ ] Roachee has replaced Slix, seen in the 'Thats How We Are' music video. Dirty Danger [ ] Dirty Danger (David Nkrumah, born 1984 and formerly known as Dirty Dangerous) is a grime MC and producer and founding member of Ruff Sqwad.
Dirty Danger is one of the more active producers in the crew his best known track is Misty Cold. He produced various tracks for Tinchy Stryder's debut album 'Star in the Hood', as well as Ruff Sqwads two Guns and Roses Mixtapes. He has been involved with the Ruff Sqwad movement from the onset and is a well-known artist within the grime scene.
He has released two solo mixtapes I Ain't Rich Yet and Danger Season Prince Rapid [ ] Rapid (Prince Owusu-Agyekum born 8 November 1985), is a grime musician and producer and founding member of Ruff Sqwad. Prince Rapid is one of the more active producers in the crew and is considered one of the best producers in the scene. He produced the group's first underground single, 'Tings in Boots'. He has had various solo releases including Turning Point and Rapid Fire. In September 2015, Rapid created a war dub entitled 'Pepper Riddim'. This instrumental was later used in March 2015 by on a song of the same name; a diss track directed at,, Devilman, and Saskilla. Chip's version of the song has accumulated over one and a half million views, and sparked one of the most talked about grime beefs of the year.
The instrumental has since been used by, Yungen, Riko Dan and Lil Nasty among others. Sir Spyro [ ] Sir Spyro (born 1986), is a and producer. Sir Spyro is the current DJ for Ruff Sqwad and is the tour DJ for, he formally joined the group in 2011. Spyro has a regular show on and has released numerous solo EPs. Former members [ ] Ruff Sqwad was founded in the year 2001 by Shifty Rydos, the original lineup also included Tinchy Stryder, Slix, Dirty Danger, Rapid, DJ Begg and Mad Max.
Frequent collaborators with the crew included XTC, Roachee, and. DJ Scholar became a member of Ruff Sqwad in 2004 and remained in the crew until 2010. Fuda Guy joined the crew in 2006 and released a solo mixtape while in the group called Headgone before leaving the group in 2012. In December 2016, Fuda Guy again appeared as a member of Ruff Sqwad in the song That's Who We Are. Also appearing in the song is original member Prince Rapid and Roachee, who has been affiliated with the group earlier. Retrieved 11 August 2011.
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Retrieved 6 December 2015 • silverdrizzle (17 June 2014). – via YouTube. • – via Amazon. • ^ Tinchy Stryder (17 January 2012). – via YouTube.
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