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V.I.P.

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V.I.P., Jungle Brothers

V.I.P.

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
09/26/98
performer:
Pamela Anderson, Shaun Baker, Molly Culver, Natalie Raitano
broadcaster:
Syndicated
genre:
Crime

We gave it a C+

In the ’80s, the Jungle Brothers was among the first to cook house music and drum-and-bass into the B-boy bouillabaisse. Too bad this excessively eclectic production (by Alex Gifford of U.K. hipsters Propellerheads), V.I.P., smothers the hip-hop duo’s jazzily organic rhymes. The overcranked dance-floor anthem ”Party Goin’ On” inspires manic panic, while the faux blues of ”Playing for Keeps” makes Jonny Lang sound like Robert Johnson. C+

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