The 100 Best Native Tongues Songs

24. Jungle Brothers "Straight Out the Jungle" (1988)

Producer: Jungle Brothers
Album: Straight Out The Jungle
Label: Idlers/Warlock Records

The Jungle Brothers' anthem and mission statement. Bill Withers, Mandrill and a few other sources provide the perfect landscape for Mike G. and Baby Bam's deceptively simple style to run amok. More than any other song, "Straight Out the Jungle" provides a glimpse into the world that the Jungle Brothers construct: a labyrinthine NYC filled with tension, animosity, and wonder.

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