The Mouse Outfit & Mattic - Born Lupers

Today’s Track of the Day is a sumptuous slice of blissed-out hip-hop courtesy of a collective that we first caught in their home town of Manchester at the beginning of the year.

The occasion in question saw us take a trip to the city’s Cathedral, where The Mouse Outfit brought the house down in support of Fun Lovin’ Criminals.

Their debut album Escape Music is an absolute stormer from start to finish, bringing together some of Manchester’s most intelligent, witty and downright blessed young lyricists.

‘Born Lupers’ marks the beginning of a new project for The Mouse Outfit, collaborating with North Carolina rapper Mattic.

Although the regional twang that was provided by the likes of Sparkz, Black Josh and Dr Syntax isn’t present here, the collective’s foray across the Atlantic has yielded something just as crafted, engaging and undeniably catchy.

So why not kick back, ease through this fine Wednesday and open your mind to the wonderful sounds of The Mouse Outfit.

Also for any of you lucky Scottish readers, catch The Mouse Outfit back with Sparkz and Dr Syntax this weekend – Friday (Nov 28th) at Aberdeen’s Club Origin and Saturday (Nov 29th) at the African Caribbean Centre in Glasgow. Not to be missed.

Patrick Davies