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Jungle is Massif! But I`m a Breaks fan too, and Hardcore Kicks ass. RTC! House is just classic. Well, anyways, I`m the classic Junglist, massifly jaded. But hey.....none of your business. Not much to say, wanna know somethin, just ask.
jaded - to make or become dull, worn-out, or weary, as from overwork or overuse.
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Mc Locqui, a junglistJunglist is a slang term referring to a dedicated listener of jungle known also as drum and bass. Tracks from this genre often contain calls and references to "original junglists", "jungle soldiers" and "junglist krus" (pronounced /kru:z/). The term itself is connected with the origin of the name jungle, see relevant articles on history of drum and bass and jungle.
Junglists also like to refer to themselves as "rude bwoys" a slang term used by Jamaicans meaning "gangsta" or "badbwoy" ("bad boy"). Certain tracks make references to the "original rudebwoys" as denoting particularly respected junglists.
Junglists are often associated with heavy marijuana usage ("smokin' da herb", a popular jungle motif), baggy camouflage clothing (cargo pants) and sweatshirts ("hoodies"), somewhat similar to hip hop and gangsta fashions.
Modern drum and bass culture however has very little criminal, violence, weapons or bling nostalgia. Misogyny does not figure at all in track vocals, if vocals are even present. Drug dealing is also rarely mentioned in drum and bass tracks, but several MCs do feature cannabis dealing heavily in their lyrics. The only generally accepted illegal activity is cannabis possession and distribution, perhaps arising from the reggae roots of jungle or from the acid house and hardcore scene that preceded drum and bass.
Many junglists take pride in their belonging to what is seen as a predominantly UK based drum and bass subculture. As a subculture though it is not nearly as distinct as goth or punk to the untrained eye. Members can often distinguish each other just from mannerisms and fashion without hearing their choice of music.
Ali G could be seen as a parody junglist (i.e. dressing in camouflage and listening to loud drum & bass music in his car, i.e. General Levy's "Incredible" as played in the Ali G feature film and appearing on its soundtrack), though he can also be treated as a parody hip-hop listener, unsurprising in light of the similar clothing fashions and speech patterns.
Are You A Junglist (I`ll fill this out lata)
( )You snicker when you hear someone say "PLUR"
( )You own at least one item of clothing that is made of cammo
( )You often use the words Big ups
( )You often endure 100+ degree tempatures just to see a Jungle Dj
( )You realize how cool Drum & Bass is
( )You realize how lame progressive trance is
( )You can name at least 4 Jungle/DnB labels
( )You know what "Dread Come 2 Conquer" is really about
( )You think that blown glass is a under rated form of art
( )You are well educated in the teaching of "JAH" or at least have heard of "JAH"
( )You can't help but laugh when someone tries to give you a "glowstick show"
( )Half of your clothing consists of Ecko
( )You have at least one friend that has dreads
( )You know that Bad Company isn't just some band from the 80's
( )You wouldn't mind if that kid with the whistle accidentally swallowed it and died
( )You are actually called by your real name
( )You think Hip-Hop should be part of the scene
( )You DESPISE happy hardcore
( )You REALLY DESPISE happy hardcore
( )You DESPISE candy
( )You know a rinse out has nothing to do with a cup full of water
( )You know dubplates aren't a form of dinnerware.
( )You know who PRODUCED your favorite tracks, not just which DJ bought it and put it on a mix CD
( )Anything below a 160 bpm puts you to sleep
( )You have never seen your favorite Dj play in a well lite and properly AC's area
( )By the time a song you know gets a real release, its almost 2 years old
( )You know what a "Selekta" is
( )You want to choke the mc after the fifth time he calls "REWIND!!!!"
( )Ten to one your favorite Dj is on a UK label
( )You know the Jungle Book was some much more than a kids story
( )You know that Odi isn't just someone that Garfield bitchs around
( )You know that the amen sample has nothing to do with church
( )You know what patchouli oil is and its proper use
( )You can actually DANCE to jungle