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Bloodhound Gang: Is this a Monkey Business?

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Bloodhound Gang is a comedic American rapcore synth pop group that creates their music mixing the sound of the hip hop and the alternative punk. The band is originally form Quakertown, PA and was founded in 1992. They have been hardly and constantly critiqued due to their controversial lyrics and some of their videos. For example the video and the lyrics of the single “The Bad Touch”, that is a song oriented or focused in sexual euphemisms. However with all those critics they have won the recognition of a lot of fans.

They are also widely recognized by the song “Fire Water Burn” which contains the known chorus of 1985 “The roof is on Fire, we don’t need the water…”. Bloodhound Gang also won the platinum sales status for their album “Hooray for Boobies”. They also composed a song that was played in the film “Fahrenheit 9/11” written by Michael Moore. Due to the relationships of some of the members with TV producers, they have appeared in different TV shows like “Viva La Bam” and “Jackass” (both of the MTV channel).

About their music, the Gang has released five discs between the years 1994 and 2005. The last production was the album named “Hefty Fine” which reached the number twenty four position in the Billboard chart in US. In 2003 they also launched a DVD entitled “One Fierce Beer Run” that contains their best moments during their tour of 1997.

Today Bloodhound Gang is composed by the vocalist, guitarist and programmer Jimmy Pop, DJ Q Ball in the turntables and vocalist too, the bassist and backing vocalist Evil Jared Hasselhoff, Lüpüs Thünder with the guitars and backing vocals and The Yin on the drums.

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