Main Source Fakin’ The Funk

    Mr Bongo
    • 7" (Coloured vinyl)£15.00
      Limited 'neon' green vinyl edition
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    • Main Source – Fakin’ The Funk (Remix)
    • Main Source – Fakin’ The Funk (Instrumental)
    • 1. Fakin’ The Funk (Remix)
    • 2. Fakin’ The Funk (Instrumental)

    Mr Bongo reissue another hip hop classic from Main Source's legendary 'Breakin' Atoms' album from 1992.

    Never released before on an official 45, it’s a track that has lost none of its appeal, and the remix is the definitive version of this classic.

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