BUNKS presents: Banks of Savannah, the first track and intro to J.Smo’s album; PLUS, Endurance, track 2 off The Joshua Story .
Turntablism by DJ UpperCutz. Filmed, Directed and Edited by BUNKS. Reserve your copy of The Joshua Story and download 6 BUNKS’ albums for free when you subscribe.
The footage for this video was recorded in April 2014 on the night of the first blood moon. It has been through several stages of editing resulting in this 6th and final version. J.Smo will be sharing more information about the making of this video and the creative process in the near future.
Endurance is for Hip Hop; a quick synopsis on the current state of mainstream rap and a reminder of our origins as a culture and its creative expressions of music. “This Hip Hop, nah, it never stops…”
Even when the needle exits the last groove, the turntable keeps spinning.
List of icons and influences “shouted out” in the video (in order of appearance): Grandmaster Flash, Kool Herc, Krush Groove, Cleen, Mr. P Chill, DJ Nocturnal, Max Bundles, Mike Colossal, Mr. Hooper, Masta Ace, KRS-One, Gang Starr, Rakim, Arrested Development, Blackalicious, Brother Ali, Outkast, Blueprint, Notorious BIG, BUNKS, MPC Recording Company, Gregory Jerome, Tupac, UGK, Sage Francis, Warren G, Atmosphere, Cunninlynguists, Homeboy Sandman, Apathy, 8-Ball and MJG, DMX, Jurassic 5, Nas, Skee Lo, Afrika Bambaataa