Listen to This New Trap Beat Single Now From
Hot British Hip-Hop Artist
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Apocraphe, a veteran of the UK hip-hop scene, released a
new single “Mighty Like Guybrush.” The track also
appears on his new album “The Escapist Handbook.”
The newly released single provides a more lighthearted
contrast to his previous work, the majority of which contains
more weighty, complex material expressed in tightly-packed
“Mighty Like Guybrush” is a homage to the classic
point-and-click adventure games of the nineteen-
nineties. The name itself comes from Lucasarts
pioneer-turned-cult-classic title “The Secret of
Monkey Island,” starring would-be pirate Guybrush
The lyrics contain nods to many other early
influential games of the genre: the sequels
to “Monkey Island,” “Grim Fandango,”
“Day of the Tentacle,” “Full Throttle,” and
The UK hip-hop innovator, sometimes known as “Apoc” for short,
collaborated with fellow hip-hoppers Dakota, Pablo, and Jabba Tha
Kut for the track.
Apocraphe believes the vintage source
material set against the hypermodern trap
sound creates a compellingly immersive
sound that will engage you even if they are
unfamiliar with the original material.
The artist describes himself as a “sonic
journeyman” working towards “acoustic
A native of Leicester, England, Apocraphe was a major influencer of early
2000s UK hip-hop in the Midlands region. In 2002 he formed Main Rock
Records, also a fixture of the underground UK hip-hop scene.
As the owner of Main Rock, he launched
ten projects for other UK artists, plus two of
his own EPs. In 2011, he moved to Paris
and went behind the scenes managing
Parisian jazz-rap group Naiad.
He now resides in Toulouse, France. His
newest album, “The Escapist Handbook,”
encompasses the whole of hip hop from
boom-bap to drill and is accessible to
listeners of any age.