Jungle Masters: 20 Pioneers of Drum and Bass

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By: Sarah Polonsky / April 2, 2013

VIBE already brought you the ridddddum with “Jungle Class: 12 Rising Drum n Bass DJs.” Then we gave you a drumstep ones and twos-torial with a little help from Bass Boss, Reid Speed.

Reeeeeewind for the next installment of your DnB headucation, which brings it back, honoring the trailblazers who dropped the needle on bass music for years before EDM was “a thing” and (many of whom) still spin their sh*t today.

These 20 DJs crate-carried and crossfaded their way from London pubs to NYC clubs, Miami festivals and beyond. Scroll through and tell us who you think we skipped – DJs ain’t the only ones who do it. →