Tea Unit are Cambridge based hip hop duo OneWish and Brie after supporting the likes of Rodney P, Klashnekoff, Genesis Elijah, Ransom Badbones and DJ Kayper to name a few the pair decided they had enough material to release a credible series of eps before dropping a full album. 'Mugshots Volume 1' is the first instalment of a culmination of tracks that were written over cups of tea and rehearsed at live shows.
released 28 June 2013
'Mugshots Volume 1' features the 1Xtra playlisted hit 'Get Together' featuring Big Cakes and Myles Sanko, a serious posse track with an impressive line-up of PRofit, Mr Melta, Big Cakes, Franko Fraize, Stakka Lyrics, Twiggz, Skuff, Ruthless, Xidus Pain and Isaiah Dreads all going in and is co-produced by Last Resort (Logic, Maverick Sabre, Klashnekoff, Akala etc…) and Richy Spitz (Phi Life Cypher, Phili & Dotz, Dotz etc…).
"They drink tea and they make music I think it's great" DJ Ace, BBC 1Xtra
"It is a big record" Charlie Sloth, BBC 1Xtra
"Love the production on this" Clara Amfo, BBC 1Xtra
"I think your gonna to like this" Nick Bright, BBC 1Xtra
"As soon as I read this I got really excited" Claira Hermet, BBC 1Xtra
"Well rounded with some great ideas that are executed well we get one serious ‘posse cut’ with an impressive line-up" Tricksta