Amidst the mayhem that was touring with Australian sensation, 360 and heading straight back on the road with label mates Seven and Mr Hill, Vegas Aces have managed to craft an EP touted as ‘next level’ by the local hip hop scene. The Departure is VA’s coming of age, both lyrically from emcee 4th and in the production from Cam Bluff, who is fast becoming Australia’s man to beat behind the boards. The two clearly set out to craft their own sound in making The Departure, a title directly related to a change in sound since their debut, VA All … Continue reading Vegas Aces – The Departure EP
With a passion and drive for perfection, Prophet Rayza draws from his musical inspiration the likes of Nas, Rakim, Ice T, KRS One and Wu Tang Clan. In 2009 he released the first Spits and Pieces mixtape which went on to move all of the limited 5,000 copies pressed within two months of its release. Prophet Rayza now brings you the follow up to Spits and Pieces with Volume 2. His last record Six Books (Born Fresh Records), saw him working with some of this countries and abroads most up and coming producers including 5th Seal from New York, Dats … Continue reading Prophet Rayza – Spits & Pieces Vol 2.
Vegas Aces – comprised of 4th and Cam Bluff are fast becoming one of the most exciting hip hop acts to come out of Brisbane. Since releasing their debut E.P V.A.All.Day in 2010 they have moved from strength to strength – from winning the triple j Sprung Festival Competition to being one of the first Featured Artists on the newly established Unearthed digital station – they show no signs of slowing down. The duo have been carefully crafting their next free digital release Departure, as well as the full length album Coming Home, both due for release in 2012. Fresh off the … Continue reading Vegas Aces – Departure EP
Following the ruckus that was 360’s Boys Like You tour, playing to sold out venues across the country, Seven hops straight back on the road with label mates and party starters, Vegas Aces and Purpose. Seven’s – Good Thing has spent over 3 months at the top of the AIR radio charts as a proven tongue-in-cheek radio favourite. Not one to care for sales, the single and following EP were given to the masses free, receiving rave reviews. His show isn’t much different; care-free and full of cheek, something that has proven to be a success with crowd after crowd. Life’s too short to be serious. Produced … Continue reading Mr Hill x Seven – Animals Remix
After both artists had been doing their own things respectively, (Cam Bluff & 4th) Vegas Aces linked up officially mid 2010 and have been creating buzz ever since. The two have been crafting their sophomore EP at the same time as well as trail-blazing the live show circuit with many incredible acts such as Spit Syndicate, Illy, 360, Seven and Mr Hill just to name a few. We hear that Vegas Aces will be aiming to release a free EP at the end of the month, can you tell us a bit about this project? Well this project has been in the making for the last 8 … Continue reading Cam Bluff Interview: Real Beats
Mention Rainman amongst the initiated and the respect attributed to his name is palpable. Recognised nationally as one of Queensland’s finest, Rainman’s list of collaborations, support slots and guest appearances reads like a who’s who of Australian hip hop. Rainman is poised to drop his second album Bigger Pictures, in stores Friday 4 May through Obese distribution. The album sees Sammsonite (The Optimen) return for the lion’s share of the production but also features some of Australia’s finest beat – smiths including the APRA and AIR Award winning, ARIA nominated Count Bounce (TZU/Urthboy), DJ Bonez, Mangohig (Sietta), Chasm (Astronomy Class), … Continue reading Rainman – Bigger Pictures
After both artists had been doing their own things respectively, (Cam Bluff & 4th) Vegas Aces linked up officially mid 2010 and have been creating buzz ever since. The two have been crafting their sophomore EP at the same time as well as trail-blazing the live show circuit with many incredible acts such as Spit Syndicate, Illy, 360, Seven and Mr Hill just to name a few. The debut E.P V.A.All.Day has been out for a moment now and featured Seven (winner of the triple j M-Phazes comp), Laneous (of Laneous and the Family Yah), and the incredibly talented Claire Walters. Currently on the … Continue reading Vegas Aces – V’s Up