Silent Majority (hip hop group)

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Silent Majority was a Swiss rap and hip hop music group. Founded in 1994 they were produced by Goetz (U2, Faithless). Considered turntable pioneers at the forefront of Swiss hip-hop.[1] Silent Majority are unusual within the scene, defining themselves as "funky multi-linguals", and rap in "a mixture of English, Jamaican patois, French, Spanish and Swahili."[2]

The members of Silent Majority decided to split up right after the release of their last album, Nightbloomers.

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  1. ^ Bogdanov, Vladimir. All Music Guide to Hip Hop: The Definitive Guide to Rap and Hip Hop. Milwaukee: Backbeat Books, 2003.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Tony. "Doin' Damage in my Native Language: The Use of Resistance Vernaculars in Hip Hop in France, Italy, and Aotearoa/New Zealand". Popular Music & Society 24, No. 3 (2000): 41.