Ponch The Dutch and Jimmy Flipshyt The Escape EP

Ponch The Dutch and Jimmy Flipshyt are at it again. Prepare for the worst as they plan their escape from the confinement layered upon them by the mainstream. When Ponch and Jimmy released “Sometimes” in 2012 it was always going to be a one-off single. It was a fun project but they both had other plans. Two years later a random invitation for Ponch to play at a Halloween live music event in Cairns. The boys had a gig locked in but no songs to play. The duo ended up crafting a handful of songs just for this event. After … Continue reading Ponch The Dutch and Jimmy Flipshyt The Escape EP

Stateovmind The Crate Tape EP

Stateovmind returns with his fourth solo project The Crate Tape EP. The Crate Tape EP is the fourth solo release from Stateovmind and is entirely produced by Develop from FNQ’s Beat Basement Records. This five track extended play sees Stateovmind move away from the cleaner sound of his previous releases and take a slight detour towards a much more raw “Boom Bap Sound”. The Crate Tape is a unique twist on a tried, tested and effective formula, and is inspired by a time when you listened to your favorite rap album on a dubbed TDK cassette tape. Develop has dug … Continue reading Stateovmind The Crate Tape EP

Music Video: Context & Jimmy Flipshyt – Big Dog (feat. Anton)

In late April 2013, Context & Jimmy Flipshyt released The Shadows EP. The 7 track EP was well received both in Australia and overseas with reviews. On the back of the EP the pair has also supported artists such as R.A. The Rugged Man and P.Smurf.  The stand out track on the EP is definitely Big Dog. With its tone/lyrics targeted at arrogant people around the globe, it’s a funny jab at society. The track features Anton and the video was filmed by Tycotic (Indigo Embassy). Check it out below!  Beatbasement Records  ||  Context  || Bandcamp Continue reading Music Video: Context & Jimmy Flipshyt – Big Dog (feat. Anton)

Context & Jimmy Flipshyt – The Shadows EP

Context & Jimmy Flipshyt are pleased to announce the release of their first music video from The Shadows EP… The song is titled Down and follows a classic hip hop vibe with simple yet effective visual edits. Context is a Canberra based rapper whose previous releases include The Dusty Track Mixtape and The Monkey Bars EP, his high energy live shows and his strong song writing skills make him a stand out in the growing Canberra hip hop scene. He has supported major artists such as; Rahzel, Dialectrix and Evil Eddie on the back of his 2012 release and has many more … Continue reading Context & Jimmy Flipshyt – The Shadows EP

Jimmy Flipshyt & Context – The Shadows

Beat Basement Records is proud to present The Shadows, a collaboration between Canberra based MC Context and Cairns producer Jimmy Flipshyt. Context and Jimmy Flipshyt have been working hard over the last 6 months piecing together their debut collaboration EP, The Shadows. The EP weighs in at 7 tracks in total and follows a classic boom bap style with smooth production/cuts by Jimmy and Swift plus on point delivery by Context. The Shadows is now available as a digital download or a limited edition CD. All CD purchases include a sticker and an instant digital download. Beat Basement, making noise in 2013! Beat … Continue reading Jimmy Flipshyt & Context – The Shadows

Basement Grits – Limited Edition Vinyl

Beat Basement Records are pleased to announce the release the self-titled, debut album Basement Grits limited edition vinyl. Consisting of label beat makers Develop and Apollo Grimez, emcees Ricky Shamroxx and Diggis and hip hop deejay/beat maker Dex Mo. With beats cherry picked from the best of the three beat makers, Basement Grits is an album devoid of filler-type tracks, firing off from the word go through 10 tracks of head nodding goodness, with the sole purpose of driving the sword firmly in the dirt and establishing this crew from Cairns’ skill set amongst the wave of new artists emerging in today’s local hip hop scene. The content spans from straight out hard representing on … Continue reading Basement Grits – Limited Edition Vinyl

Beat Basement Records Presents: Basement Grits

Beat Basement Records are pleased to announce the release date of the self-titled, debut album Basement Grits. Consisting of label beat makers Develop and Apollo Grimez, emcees Ricky Shamroxx and Diggis and hip hop deejay/beat maker Dex Mo’, Basement Grits fusion of talent delivers a uniquely fresh  sound, laced with grooves, boom bap beats and word play, whilst remaining  true to the traditional form of hip hop music. With beats cherry picked from the best of the three beat makers, Basement Grits is an album devoid of filler-type tracks, firing off from the word go through 10 tracks of head nodding … Continue reading Beat Basement Records Presents: Basement Grits

Basement Grits – Heroes

Consisting of label beat makers Develop and Apollo Grimes, emcees Ricky Shamroxx and Diggis, and hip hop deejay ‘Dex Mo’, Basement Grits’ fusion of talent promises to deliver fat Hip Hop, flavoured with boom bap beats and a sound concurrent with the new school wave of artists emerging in the local Hip Hop scene. Since the formation of the group, Basement Grits have supported both Australian and internationally renowned Hip Hop acts such as Pegz and Xzibit, while locking themselves down for a slot at most Hip Hop events in the Cairns area. With an EP and album in the pipeline, the crew … Continue reading Basement Grits – Heroes