African James Bond is the latest single release by Rebel ACA & The French Monkey Wrench who seamlessly meld the rebellious nature of British music with the refreshingly vintage vibes of French music for this poppy Hip Hop jam about a friend who lost their way.
With a group name like Rebel ACA & The French Monkey Wrench how can one not be inclined to click play…if for no other reason than to appease your curiosity. Once you do, you’ll be hooked on the potent musicality, the catchy and easily memorable hook, and the freshly vintage sounds of these talented and long-time music creators.
This dynamic duo first met around 15 years ago as one managed a funk reggae band while the other served as producer. Despite their completely contrasting natures, these two opposing forces soon realized they worked together like ying and yang.
African James Bond, despite it’s upbeat nature, is a song about a friend who used to make music with Rebel and French but lost his way. This infectious jam was intended as a way to cheer up their friend, possibly wake them for their slumbering darkness. Even though the duo isn’t sure the song worked, their friend is now doing better and Rebel and French have a really great song that will appeal to music listeners across the genre board.
Blending pop aesthetic with a flawless Hip Hop delivery, African James Bond is a strong single featuring an impressive level of musicality, catchy melodies and a lush, memorable hook which have you singing along before the song is over.