Virus Syndicate are a British grime collective from Manchester, centered on DJ Mark One and the MCs Goldfinger, JSD and Nika D. They are known for their fusion of dubstep with grime, and have been lauded by The Daily Telegraph as "some of the tautest British MC-ing since the first Dizzee Rascal Album."
Music and style
They often supply the vocal accompaniment on Mark One's solo recordings, specifically on his debut LP, One Way. They have also released two of their own grime LPs, Work Related Illness and Sick Pay, both in collaboration with Mark One. The LP cover featured cartoon artwork and a comic strip about the everyday life of the members of group. They also appear on the track "Dead Man Walking" on Milanese's first album. Virus Syndicate appear on the Planet µ record label. Additionally they made an EP in 2015 with the Dutch Hip-Hop group Dope D.O.D. called Battle Royal EP.
- Rephlex Grime compilation, featuring Mark One and Virus Syndicate
- Splendid Magazine review of Work Related Illness
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