In 2013 two youngsters scratched their way out of the ass of Europe. Their cut up, out there hip-hop, was born in the basement and squad scene of Lisbon, the city with too much sun and no work. They hipsterised Portugal, with LP’s released by Night School records and a swag tape on Goaty Tapes. Currently they reside in Glasgow, making their way to the top, opening doors to a theatre centred around mythical personae. Crappy synths are the sceptres to open the furthest side of irreality. A chat on their beginnings.
Jannis Van de Sande
So, how started Yong Yong?
Were you individually making
music before you formed a duo?
Music was always strongly present in
our relationship even before we started.
We would appreciate th
Ever came up with some insane metaphors yourselves?
I don’t know if you can call it a metaphor but Super-Natural and Avant Grime might be fitting.
Your aesthetic has a lo-fi and ambigu