The Edenites – Unplugged

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The Edenites drop by London Real Studios to perform their hit single “Welcome to London” for the very first time Unplugged and then talk about surviving in the music industry for 10 years, the evolution and stagnation of Hip Hop, their plans to start their own record label to promote other musicians, and how “Welcome to London” is becoming the Unofficial Song of the London 2012 Olympics.

“London is one of the most important cities in the world at the moment.” – Greg (13:34)

“Quite a few reggae songs are actually quite sad.” – Terry (14:17)

“I grew up listening to Bob Marley, Pink Floyd and Jimmy Hendrix.” – Terry (14:58)

“In dog years that’s a hundred.” – Brian (16:27)

“If you lose the struggle, to a degree you lose the music.” – Greg (18:00)

“Suge Knight with Death Row Records basically said, ‘We want Biggie.'” – Greg (19:59)

“What is the difference between hip-hop and rap?” – Nic (24:04)

“Silence. That for me lets you know you have a good song.” – Greg (27:02)

“With the Olympics coming this song is on the verge of breaking.” – Terry (27:46)

“The thing about you guys which is cool is that you don’t seem to be in a rush.” – Brian (29:54)

“I like the idea of changing the way a record label is run.” – Greg (30:53)

“Most of the music I listen to now I find on the Internet, unsigned bands.” – Greg (32:10)

“The successful musicians are also good businessmen at the end of the day.” – Brian (38:45)

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