Since their formation in 2002, multi-genre UK trio Foreign Beggars’ unique trajectory has seen them evolve from underground hip hop heroes to a trailblazing electronic crossover act without ever forsaking an ounce their inimitable energy, from studio recordings to a second to none live show.
The crew have released five studio albums to date: Asylum Speakers, Stray Point Agenda, United Colours Of Beggattron, The Uprising and I AM LEGION with Dutch production wizards Noisia. It is with great pride that they announce the completion and upcoming release of their finest work to date – their sixth full length album: 2 2 KARMA.
2 2 KARMA is out on the 9th February 2018. The album features Kate Tempest, OG Maco, Kojey Radical, Flux Pavilion, Feed Me, Alix Perez, Ivy Lab, Black Josh, and more.
The 3rd and final single WAVED ft Flux Pavilion, OG Maco and Black Josh was made the Targo Embargo by DjTarget and has been receiving heavy rotation at Radio, and is being premiered by Billboard ahead of their upcoming North American tour.
The video for the second single BOSH ft Bangzy and Marcello Spooks was premiered by Clash Magazine – ‘New cut ‘Bosh’ through, is pure Foreign Beggars. That rock solid beat acts as a superb anchor, while the delivery – slick, stylish – masks rhymes that move a little deeper…’.
The first single ‘Toast’ from 2 2 KARMA was released in December 2017, and was produced by their long time musical partner Alix Perez. The track and features the highly acclaimed Izzie Gibbs and Dizmack. Toast is packed with pace and precision, showcasing their place as the finest rappers from the UK.
Always keen collaborators, the Beggars have worked with a plethora of artists worldwide from a wide musical spectrum. Collaborative highlights from their past include Noisia, Dirtyphonics, Knife Party, Skrillex, Birdy Nam Nam, D’onaeo, Skinnyman, Jack Beats, Alix Perez, Tommy Lee, Eprom and Flux Pavilion.
The critically acclaimed group have built this steadfast reputation as one of the UK’s most versatile, creative and prolific acts through a continuing desire to push the envelope, in a manner that is as urgent now as it has ever been.
With a top ten hit, over 80 million YouTube plays and a string of international headline dates ahead of them, things are going from strength to strength for the Beggars.
Festival highlights include
Glastonbury, Stereosonic, EDC Vegas, Hard LA, Shambhala, Exit, Outlook,
Snowbombing, iTunes Festival, Field Day, Rhythm and Vines, SXSE, Electron, Glade, SW4, Lovebox,
Garrorock, Sonar, NH7, Igloofest, Urban Art Forms, Brixton Academy, Dour Festival, Lowlands.