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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Too Phat - Just a lil bit feat Warren G

Too Phat - 360º

Too Phat, consisting of Malique and Joe Flizzow, is one of the pioneering rap groups that helped to bring hip hop to mainstream Malaysian music. They have achieved amazing success and popularity in Malaysia as well as the rest of Southeast Asia crossing over cultural and language barriers through the message of hip hop.

Their first album Whuttadilly was released in 1999, followed by Plan B released in 2001, their third album 360° was relased in 2003, and Rebirth into Reality in 2006. Malique has released his own solo album, OK in 2008 which is primarily in the Malay lanaguage. Joe Flizzow, the other half of Too Phat has founded his own label called Kartel Records and is expected to release his album The President soon. As of now Joe Flizzow is working on a a deal to collaborate with r&b sensation, Rihanna and legendary Bronx rapper and teacher of hip hop, KRS-One.

Just a lil bit, is from Too Phat's 360° album released in 2003. In in this song, Too Phat and Warren G rap about how hip hop can bring two cultures together. This video was shot in Long Beach, California and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and features the four elements of hip hop, emceeing, break dancing, graffiti, and DJing. The chorus from this song is a spin-off from Warren G's This DJ from the Regulate...G Funk Era album.

Check out the official website of Kartel Records: