Since their formation in 2002, multi-genre UK trio Foreign Beggars’ unique trajectory has seen them evolve from underground hip hop heroes to trailblazing electronic crossover act without ever forsaking an ounce their inimitable energy from studio recordings to a second to none live show.
The crew has recorded five studio albums: Asylum Speakers, Stray Point Agenda, United Colours Of Beggattron, The Uprising and I AM LEGION with Dutch production wizards Noisia. The critically acclaimed group, individually known as MCs Orifice Vulgatron and Metropolis and DJ Nonames, have built this steadfast reputation as one of the UK’s most versatile, creative and prolific acts through a continuing desire to push the envelope that is as urgent now as it has ever been.
Always keen collaborators the Beggars have worked with a plethora of worldwide artists from across the electronic spectrum. Highlights include, Noisia, Dj Vadim, Knife Party, Skrillex, Birdy Nam Nam and Alix Perez & Flux Pavilion. 2013 has seen Foreign Beggars elevate their modus operandi to further heights by forming the rap electronic supergroup I AM LEGION alongside co-conspirators Noisia. The group has released a full length album and put together an awe inspiring five man live show with custom visuals as standard. I am legion has already toured the album extensively across Europe to sold out shows resulting in rapturous audience reaction.
The self-titled debut was the first release on their new label Par Excellence and as a co release with Owsla and Division. Foreign Beggars have also collaborated on releases with major and independent labels such Sony, MOS, Black Butter, Owsla, & Mau5trap With a top ten hit, over 40 million YouTube plays and a string.