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It may be tough to tell from both acts’ music and sense of style, but without the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Saitama funk sextet Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro would be a very different band.

Although it sounds nothing like the alt-rock heavyweights, Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro first learned about funk through the Red Hot Chili Peppers. And its unusual moniker came from being fans of the Chilis too.

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