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THTC & Hyper D Legacy Project Launch Original Junglist Soldier Series

THTC & Hyper D Legacy Project Launch Original Junglist Soldier Series
21 Sep, 2017

September 20: the day that would have been legendary MC Stevie Hyper D’s 51st birthday, THTC and the Hyper D Legacy Project unveiled a new series of limited tees that celebrate the man’s indelible influence on the genre: Original Junglist Solider

Stevie, who passed away July 5 1998 aged just 30, left us far too soon… But his unique craft, style and influence, that’s been cited and shouted as a key inspiration by MCs across the UK bass spectrum, will continue to live forever… And continue to be amplified by the Hyper D Legacy Project with some very exciting plans expected to roll out before the end of 2017.

The Original Junglist Soldier series comprises seven designs and marks the launch of a much bigger project by the Hyper D Foundation, an organisation founded by Stevie’s nephew Darrell Austin. Their plans will be revealed next month, and trust us; you’re going to want to know about them and want to be be involved.

The hype starts right here with this THTC collaboration. A top ranking eco UK fashion brand who exclusively use sustainable materials such as hemp, carbon-neutral organic cotton, and recycled salvage plastic fibres, THTC have been behind many ethical and political initiatives including this summer’s popular Run DMC-style Corbyn tee design. Each tee costs £25 and profits from the sale of the series will go towards the Hyper D Legacy Project and Austin family.

Read more about the collaboration and the Hyper D Foundation, check the designs – ably sported by MC dons Skibadee, Navigator, Fatman D, Bionic, T.R.A.C, Orifice Vulgatron and David Boomah – and order yours on the THTC blog

 

Drum&BassArena Editor: Dave Jenkins has documented beats for over 15 years working with the likes of UKF, Mixmag, DJ Mag, iDJ, Bandcamp, Resident Advisor, Radio 1 Xtra and many more.