Last Friday (June 17) saw Brooklyn-Jamaica crew Mixpak turn the O2 Arena on its head at this year's Red Bull Culture Clash with MCs Popcaan, Serocee, Kranium, Tony Matterhorn, Spice and of course Sneakbo, J Hus, and Big Narstie. The favourites to win switched, at times, between the UKG Allstars and Eskimo Dance. Few, if any, thought Mixpak (and indeed Taylor Gang) would come as hard as they did, and no one thought Mixpak would snatch the crown. Still, as soon as Spice leapt onto the stage into a split, accused Wiz of eating the "pum pum" and then closed with Big Narstie and a "One Dance" dub, there was no doubt in anyone's mind as to who the clear winners were.
The running theme of the night was each crew claiming to have never heard of Mixpak. No doubt this was a lie designed to goad the crew, but we can't help but think the crew aren't quite as known to UK fans as they should be. Anyway, they absolutely destroyed this year's Red Bull Culture Clash so we decided to give you a rundown of highlights not just from Mixpak, but also from the war-ready MCs that led the charge.