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Grant Kirkhope (born 10 July, 1962) is a British composer who has been in video game composition since 1995 and is known for his compositions for Rareware games, especially the Banjo-Kazooie series. He is also somewhat infamous for the DK Rap, which has been remixed and referenced in many other games after its introduction. In addition, he has voiced Donkey Kong for several games.