Our staff pick this week comes from one of the longest standing members of the Mr Bongo crew, Lady Jane! Jane used to visit the original Mr Bongo shop as a hip-hop fan in the early 2000's. She has chosen a current firm favourite at Mr Bongo, Children of Zeus' 'Travel Light', which is available here.
The soundtrack to my summer. I'm loving this new album from the Manchester Duo, Konny Kon and Tyler Daley, aka Children of Zeus. Such a rich, heady mix of new soul, 90s hip hop beats, jazz and R'n'B. Released in July on the excellent First Word Records, every track tells a sincere story and the production is incredible, reminiscent of Slum Village. Standout track for me is ’Slow Down', reminding us to take life a bit easier. It’s super-soulful but with a killer beat.