Articolo 31 is a popular band in Italy, melding hip hop, funk and traditional italian musical forms. They are one of the most popular Italian rap groups. Band history
Members are rapper J Ax and DJ Jad; their producer is Franco Godi who produced the music for the Signor Rossi animated series. They took their name from the Irish constitutional law guaranteeing freedom of the press.
They moved from pure hip hop to hip hop with many influences from rock (sampling Bob Dylan), klezmer (sampling the Klezmatics) etc. to a rock/pop-inspired kind of rap.