Rainman Announces ‘Darlin’ & National Launch Dates

Mention Rainman amongst the initiated and the respect attributed to his name is palatable. 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 local hip hop. Rainman is poised to drop his second album Bigger Pictures, in stores Friday 4 May through Obese Distribution. The album sees Sammsonite 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, DJ Bonez, Mangohig (Sietta), Chasm, Cam Bluff and Calski. Guest MCs … Continue reading Rainman Announces ‘Darlin’ & National Launch Dates

Calski – Love Drive Commission

Calski first started producing jams in 1998, and has since worked with the likes of Impossible Odds, Rainman, Shawn Lov, Binge Thinkers and more. It is not uncommon to find Calski rocking his MPC at b-boy jams and comps all over Brisbane, representing with Elements Collective. Set to release his debut production album entitled Love Drive Commission through Obese Distribution next month, Calski describes the album as ‘sonically diverse’ with tinges of West Coast smooth, Detroit inspired grit, and New York drums. The LP will feature spots from Dialectrix, Rainman, Tommy Illfigga, DJ Butcher, Rinse and DJ 2Buck among others. Love Drive … Continue reading Calski – Love Drive Commission

Mr Hill & Rahjonkas – The Feedback

The first Obese Distribution release to drop in 2012 comes from Wagga Wagga’s own Rahjconkas and Brisbane native Mr Hill with their brand spanker The Feedback out Friday 27th of January. Production wise, the album boasts tasteful electronic components blended with rootsy, traditional highlights. The duo have placed emphasis on matching lyrical content with sonic expression to epic effect. Contrast among tracks is strong, evident in Find My Way which features Spit Syndicate’s Joyride with its edgy and progressive feel, flipping it up to the horn-heavy, up-beat flavour of Revolution featuring Koolism’s Hau and Thundamentals Jeswon.  With spots from Trails, … Continue reading Mr Hill & Rahjonkas – The Feedback

Kerser – The Nebulizer (Out Now)

Reigning champion of the notorious Got Beef? battles, achieving a staggering million plus YouTube views and selling more than 3000 copies of his two mixtapes comes Sydney’s cocky, charismatic MC Kerser. Joining forces with freakish beat-banging producer Nebs, Kerser has put together The Nebulizer, his keenly anticipated first album. You already know the story of a place like this – home invasions, drive-by shootings, stabbings, poverty, drugs, desperation, anger. It’s a place you turn your back on, a blight – a cancer on the otherwise smooth arse of the Emerald City. But while Sydney’s hip hop spotlight has been on the inner-city acts making a name … Continue reading Kerser – The Nebulizer (Out Now)

Kerser – The Nebulizer

Reigning champion of the notorious Got Beef? battles, achieving a staggering million plus YouTube views and selling more than 3000 copies of his two mixtapes comes Sydney’s cocky, charismatic MC Kerser. Joining forces with freakish beat-banging producer Nebs, Kerser has put together The Nebulizer, his keenly anticipated first album. You already know the story of a place like this – home invasions, drive-by shootings, stabbings, poverty, drugs, desperation, anger. It’s a place you turn your back on, a blight – a cancer on the otherwise smooth arse of the Emerald City. But while Sydney’s hip hop spotlight has been on the … Continue reading Kerser – The Nebulizer