50/50 grime and dub pioneer Fraksha presents Standard. with DJ Hoppa, and a host of local and international artists including DJ Heritage, Bonezy TwoBladez, Mark 563, and Juve, Friday the 12th of September at Laundry Bar for a free gig.
Doors 9pm, entry to this event is free.
DJ Hoppa, renown for his relationship with epic rapper Hopsin, is a talented, multi-instrumentalist, crossing the divide between DJ and musician, having worked with such artists as SwizZz, Sirah, Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton and even producing some of Australia’s biggest acts such as Bliss n Eso.
Hoppa comes from a musical family, the source of his multi-instrumental, learning the trumpet and cello at age eight, then moving onto drums, guitar and bass, and gradually evolving to use MPCs, samplers, and technics.
Originating from the San Fernando Valley in California, Hoppa founded his label Broken Complex through a thriving local scene in indie hip-hop, and roots reggae. As a solo artist, Hoppa has produced eight full-length albums, a myriad of singles, mix tapes, mash-ups and remixes, with no signs of slowing down. Hoppa’s style is universal, blending genres seamlessly while maintaining a high energy and good vibe that keeps the crowd on their feet and wanting more.
Originally from the UK, Fraksha has pioneered grime in Australia, offering the first true grime release Australia has scene with his solo offering, “It’s Just Bars.” Earning his stripes in 2006, joining Bliss N Eso on their Get Loose tour, sliding into the hip-hop scene here with ease, Fraksha re-released his, “Take Two (Nine High),” release, which sold out only several months after its release.
Fraksha regularly plans gigs spanning the gamut from dub, trap, jungle, all the way to grime, Fraksha is one of the hardest working MC’s in the country and is destined to continue dominating the Australian music scene.
DJ Heritage, known for his work with English rapper, Lunar C, is straight out of Leeds, one of Great Britain’s biggest musical hubs. Heritage has a prodigious collection of mixtapes under his belt, known for his, “Quid A Kid Vols. 1-4,” Heritage mixes anything and everything, from Earl Sweatshirt to Beyonce; Tyga to Danny Brown.
Heritage’s eclectic mixes are developing him a worldwide fan base, sure to expand with his first solo international tour supporting DJ Hoppa. Joined by guests JUVE, Bonezy TwoBladez and Mark 563—all regulars on the Melbourne scene, Standard. is a night not to be missed.