Eminem Releases New single Guts Over Fear feat. Sia

Eminem has hinted at and now confirmed a brand new album coming soon. Both Eminem and his manager, Paul Rosenberg have cryptically tweeted the same title, and today Detroit radio personality Eric Vincent announced a “new album this fall”, as well as a new track. The title and date seem to correlate with the 15th anniversary of the Slim Shady LP. Only minutes ago, Eminem took to twitter to confirm the project is official. Eminem has also just released a brand new single titled Guts Over Fear, featuring Australian sensation Sia. Stream the new song below! Shaddddddyyyy!!! http://www.audiomack.com/song/directlyrics/guts-over-fear Continue reading Eminem Releases New single Guts Over Fear feat. Sia

Rustie Green Language Interactive Experience

To celebrate the release of Scottish producer Rustie’s second album ‘Green Language’, Warp have created an interactive generated world exploring game in collaboration with Hunter Loftis. Players are dropped into the world of Green Language with opening track ‘Workship’. The player can navigate the game, and on reaching each golden monument landmark will unlock a new level and reveal a new track. Jump up from the island of jungle ruins to the track ‘Up Down ft. D Double E’, go round in circles in the maze to the soundtrack of ‘Lost ft. Redinho’, then fly through the air with ‘Raptor’ … Continue reading Rustie Green Language Interactive Experience

7’6: Organic Synthesis

7’6 presents debut album Organic Synthesis, a body of work which breathes new life into hip hop as we know it. Citing acts such as J Dilla, Bonobo, Flying Lotus, Hermitude, and Rudimental as his inspirations. 7‘6 prides himself on having an eclectic and unique sound selection spanning across genres. What sets a 7’6 release apart is his ability to set the scene via soundscape. A dexterous musician, 7’6 has composed the album so that each instrument tells its own story to form a cohesive whole. Having either produced for or recorded many recognized artists previously, 7’6 felt that it was … Continue reading 7’6: Organic Synthesis

Play Push Over thanks to triple j Unearthed

Thanks to triple j Unearthed your band could be playing at Melbourne’s infamous Sidney Myer Music Bowl as part of Push Over along with the already announced stellar line up including Deez Nuts, Dream on Dreamer, Chance Waters, Remi, Pez, In Hearts Wake, Buried in Verona, Smith Street Band, Cub Sport and many more! To be in the running get your music up online at triple j Unearthed before Sunday 16th February and you will automatically be in the running to play at this year’s Push Over Festival!! The winner will be announced late February. Push Over is also running … Continue reading Play Push Over thanks to triple j Unearthed

Angel Haze Self Leaks Her Debut Album Dirty Gold

In late 2013, Angel Haze self-leaked her debut album Dirty Gold. Expressing frustration and upset about not being able to get her album out to fans in 2013 as previously promised, Angel Haze took matters into her own hands leaking the record via Twitter. Haze’s actions have forced her labels hand who’ve made the digital version of Dirty Gold available 30th December 2013 in the US and UK, and 13th January 2014 in Australia. Born Raykeea Wilson in Detroit 22 years ago, Angel Haze’s life has provided her with plenty to confront – and a lot to get off her chest. … Continue reading Angel Haze Self Leaks Her Debut Album Dirty Gold

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton – This Is Stones Throw Records: Sydney Screening

For the first time in Sydney, local audiences can now see Jeff Broadway’s 2013 documentary about forward-thinking hip hop label, Stones Throw and hear/see the full story from label co-founder Peanut Butter Wolf as he takes viewers on a journey from forming the label with Charizma, through flagship acts like Madlib and J Dilla to present day successes such as Mayer Hawthorne. With a soundtrack by Madlib, this full-length feature film draws on over 100 hours of footage from filmmaker Jeff Broadway, live concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video/photographs, and in-depth interviews with the folks who put Stones … Continue reading Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton – This Is Stones Throw Records: Sydney Screening

LMG Sessions: Sinks

Hailing from the southern suburbs of Melbourne, Sinks is a young emcee and producer whose passion for crafting music is constrained only by his never-ending energy. A beast on the mic and a confident experimental producer, Sinks has bypassed the contemporary mainstream feel of other Australian artists to form a niche sound for himself that real hip-hop heads can appreciate. The homie Sinks recently sat down with Greeley and the LMG Studios fam and smashed out an interview and spat some bars over a self produced banger. Sinks has recently released the follow up to his Prolifix EP, titled Backlash. The … Continue reading LMG Sessions: Sinks

Hyjak & Dr Flea Sydney Album Launches

Freshly Squeezed is back in 2014 with an allstar underground Hip Hop lineup, gathered together to support one of Sydneys most infamous artists, and one of Australia’s most innovative and respected MC’s, Hyjak. He will be launching his new album The Light At The End Of The Tunnel. Joining him on the bill we have Melbourne young gun Dr Flea, who will also be launching his recently released EP Keep On Moving. To add to the list we have DJ Izm from the one and only Bliss N Eso, Big Village Records rep P.Smurf, Broken Tooth Entertainment vet Swarmy, western Sydney up n … Continue reading Hyjak & Dr Flea Sydney Album Launches

Julzo – The Lo Down Vl.1

Australian Grime Boss Don ‘Juzlo, late last year released a brand new mixtape titled The Lo Down Vl.1. Julzo, well known as a wizard for his productions; scoring releases on BigDada, Marxmen Dubs and Ghost House Records. Juzlo has cemented his name in the grime game, and the evidence is clear. The Lo Down Vl.1 Brings together a combination of raps, colabs, a remix and a few instrumentals. You can pick up The Lo Down Vol. 1 as a name your price download here. Track Listing: 1. Mind how you talk to the Don 2. Numero Uno 3. Sufferer (Feat. Kye … Continue reading Julzo – The Lo Down Vl.1

Eloquor – Fire In The Belly

Inspiration is one of those things you can’t turn on and off it just comes to you when you least expect it…right? Well almost, you need that something else in you, that eternal fire in your belly waiting on that unexpected and inspirational spark to ignite it and when it’s lit you better run with it! For Eloquor – Fire in the Belly is exactly that, a sudden spark that ignited a concept. Jase Beathedz was working on a beat and the moment Eloquor heard it he knew he had to have it. Like a wildfire Eloquor moved fast. He penned … Continue reading Eloquor – Fire In The Belly

Reverse Polarities – On The Contrary

Reverse Polarities are a Sydney based Hip Hop crew, renowned for politically charged lyrics, rapid fire rhymes and high energy live shows. Formed back in 2005, Reverse Polarities were quick to make an impact on audiences, performing countless gigs and cementing there name firmly as an act to keep an eye out for. After releasing their self titled mixtape in 2008 to critical acclaim, P.Smurf and Mikoen (also members of the 2013 AMP top 9 finalists, Daily Meds) have reunited with their counterparts, Kit Complete and Mute MC, to release what will now officially be the groups debut LP. Reverse Polarities unashamedly … Continue reading Reverse Polarities – On The Contrary

Crash Hot – High In The Friendly Sky

Crash Hot is a 3 piece Hip Hop/Rap group from Sydney, Australia. High in the Friendly Sky is their debut album, (available here). The first singles released from the album, ‘Yours Truly (Stupid As F*ck)’ and ‘Window Down’ have received airplay on triple j and various community radio stations. Both tracks have been featured as part of Amrap’s AirIt initiative that distributes contemporary Australian music to community broadcasters. The first wave of the post Hip Hop generation has reached maturity and things sound different. Combining samples, live instrumentation, raps and whatever other ingredients happened to be accessible in the studio, ‘High … Continue reading Crash Hot – High In The Friendly Sky

Pez – One Life feat. Tys

Pez has lots of exciting news, with a new album about to drop early November. Fans got a preview of what is to come when triple j debuted the first single One Life. It has since been getting considerable attention on radio and the video won Channel V’s Ripe Clip of the week and features cameo’s from 360 and the legendary Paul Kelly plus a bunch of fans who submitted their own videos of them putting their ones up. We are also excited to announce that Pez is a part of Big Day Out 2014, Playing with the likes of … Continue reading Pez – One Life feat. Tys

Interview: Chasm – Smoking Aces EP

The second EP from Chasm’s 2013 EP series is Smoking Aces and features rising star Monchichi who has enjoyed considerable airplay on triple j’s Unearthed of late. Chasm once again delivers another air tight release to add to his ever-increasing musical catalog. You are currently working on an EP series. The first EP released in this series was titled Diamond Cuts and featured MC Skryptcha and Rachel Berry. Tell us a bit about this EP and the concept behind Diamond Cuts? I produced a bunch of tracks for Rachel a few years back, but nothing came of them unfortunately. When we were in the studio with Skryptcha one day late last … Continue reading Interview: Chasm – Smoking Aces EP

Watch: Ironlak Films

A lot has happened over the last two months; Ironlak have released their Retailer Product Information Video series which will help you to understand the product you’re supporting more thoroughly. All the serious stuff aside you’ll probably catch a glimpse of some Sofles and Vans The Omega in there also. Ironlak Films have again been busy on the cut delivering Croatian heavy hitter Sauce on a ‘day in the life’ and Bates shows us around his own personal ‘hall of fame’ in Malmö, Sweden. Meks takes the ‘family member focus’ this month. The guy has some of the most technical graffiti around … Continue reading Watch: Ironlak Films

Grey Ghost – The Elixir Tour

Alt-hip hop artist, Grey Ghost has just released his brand new follow up EP, The Elixir. Title track The Elixir is the first single from the EP and is a song around society’s obsessions with staying young and the fear of death. The video clip was written and directed by Grey Ghost himself (who has previously directed clips for Xavier Rudd, Seth Sentry, Pez, Mantra) and draws inspiration from comedic greats such as Woody Allen and Fawlty Towers. Grey Ghost even cast his own grandmother in the clip. Tickets are on sale now and available from here. The Elixir Tour dates are: Sat 6 July – Gallery Bar at Oxford … Continue reading Grey Ghost – The Elixir Tour

Australian Tour: Jehst & M-Phazes

One of the UK’s finest lyricists & Australia’s best producers are coming together this July to put the finishing touches on their brand new collaborative album. At the end of July Jehst & M-Phazes will come up for air to perform a select group of shows to showcase a handful of their new tracks as well as a gang of classic Jehst & M-Phazes material! British born lyricist & producer, Jehst, is widely recognized as one of the most influential hip hop artists in his homeland. With a captivating stage presence to match hisstudio persona, the self-styled High Plains Drifter … Continue reading Australian Tour: Jehst & M-Phazes

Ngaiire – Dirty Hercules feat. Nai Palm

Dirty Hercules is the fierce new single from Sydney based future-folk/soul artist Ngaiire (pron. Nighree). The lead offering from her highly anticipated debut album Lamentations (due out June 2013) — an album partly written in an obscure little drinking bar in the suburban outskirts of Tokyo, Japan. Dirty Hercules is a commanding entry into the music world; Ngaiire’s peculiar vocal arrangements and rare sense of soul, reminiscent of vocal greats gone by, setting her well apart from other singers. The song speaks of the vast aberrations of the darkness, the sex, the lies, the money, the drugs that detract from the reality … Continue reading Ngaiire – Dirty Hercules feat. Nai Palm

Fraksha – Creepin’

March 1st will see someone new to the Broken Tooth Entertainment fold. Fraksha, well known around the grime and hip-hop scene and for his involvement in the group Smash Brothers, will be releasing My Way. Smash Brothers have featured recently on Sky’High’s “Reign” Remix and been setting that buzz for a minute and killing the grime scene. If you ain’t familiar, get familiar. To set things in motion, Fraksha presents Creepin‘, produced by Filth Collins, it’s some of that grime influenced double time rap Fraksha’s known for. Featuring none other than Smash Brothers cohort Diem and Nine High affiliate Brinks. … Continue reading Fraksha – Creepin’

Catch Wreck

Every so often, an event comes along with the purpose of cementing itself a place in history. In a time where large showcases are usually catered towards the more mainstream listener, Matt Van Rooy and Catch Wreck have proudly assembled an impeccable line up of artists revered by Hip Hop aficionados and fans Australia wide. This is a night put on by the fans, for the fans. Underground royalty, of this phenomenal caliber have never appeared together in this capacity to perform on the same night. Until now, Get ready to Catch Wreck. Catch Wreck will feature the legendary Lazy Grey with … Continue reading Catch Wreck

Exclusive: Rapaport on FBi Radio

Rapaport is one the most creatively diverse MCs in Australia and co-label manager of Big Village. For the last 8 years Rapaport has contributed extensively to the Sydney hip hop/ arts scene in various groups and artistic projects as an MC, manager, musician and producer. Rapaport is a founding member of Loose Change with Ellesquire and P Major, and guitarist and front man of live band The Phonies, who released their debut EP Keeping It Fake in 2007. He is also creator and director of Hip Hop theatre, game show Sketch The Rhyme, which is a 12 piece live show of MCs, visual artists and band, who have performed at Edinburgh Fringe Fest 2011, … Continue reading Exclusive: Rapaport on FBi Radio

JB Smoove Australian Stand Up Tour

Honing his craft as a writer at Saturday Night Live between 2003 and 2007, his infectious, high-energy style will suck you into his world as he riffs on anything and everything. He’s voiced for The Simpsons and American Dad, starred alongside Steve Carell in Date Night, Chris Rock in the cult classic Pooty Tang and Adam Sandler in Mr Deeds. His most recent film projects are The Sitter with Jonah Hill, We Bought a Zoo featuring Matt Damon and The Dictator opposite Sacha Baron Cohen. Smoove is also the host of the new Comedy Central standup series, Russell Simmons Presents: … Continue reading JB Smoove Australian Stand Up Tour

Rapaport ‘Patterns’ Launch

Big Village Records is proud to present the official Launch for Rapaport’s Patterns mixtape, an unrelenting dose of left field grime raps, over an assortment of original and bootlegged bass beats from UK and Australia.  This collection of tracks showcases Rapaport as a unique MC in the Australian hip hop landscape, pursuing a defiantly UK sound, while still retaining a self effacing honesty and oddball sense of humour in his lyricism. August 17 will see Rapaport take over GoodGod Small Club with a night of banging hip-hop and sophisticated grime, with Live support from Swarmy, Julez & DJ Sizzle (from Melbourne), … Continue reading Rapaport ‘Patterns’ Launch

Illy – Bring It Back Album Tour with Chasm Soundsystem & Skryptcha

24 dates have now been announced on Illy’s Bring It Back album tour which winds it’s way around the country through August, September and October. As the beginning of the tour approaches, Illy has hand-picked local supports to join Chasm Soundsystem and Skryptcha on the road. The local openers include M-Phazes, Flagrant (special A/V show), Mr. Hill, Fozzey and VanC, Elemont, Dylan Joel, Jackie Onassis and The Stoops. The tour is the first time for fans to hear tracks from Illy’s third studio album, Bring It Back, live. The album is set for release in late September but has already spawned … Continue reading Illy – Bring It Back Album Tour with Chasm Soundsystem & Skryptcha

Kerser – Stand Up

Having left a size 11 Nike imprint stomped on the face of local hip hop through the ground breaking Nebulizer album, Kerser is now ready to release the first single Stand Up off of the hotly anticipated album No Rest For The Sickest due out November 2012. The single Stand Up is a taste of what’s to come from an album which represents the many dark aspects of his life. With his live shows causing shock waves around the country, thanks to their menacing mix of rave, rap, electro, funk and r’n’b, and his new material revealing yet more of his … Continue reading Kerser – Stand Up

Raise The Roof IV

The Espy is pleased to announce that it is once again opening its doors up to a night of all local hip hop. Raise The Roof IV picks up from where 3 left off, a colossal lineup showcasing the finest in established and emerging local hip hop. The first 3 instalments of Raise The Roof were a raging success, volume 4 is shaping up to be bigger then ever. Featuring Funkoars, Lowrider, Vents, Def Wish Cast, Briggs, Mase & Mattic, Purpose, Death Stars, DJ Reflux, Remi, Eloquor, Soliloquy, Mu-Gen, Prequel, Slap618 and DJ Flagrant’s Aussie Hip Hop video show. Hosted … Continue reading Raise The Roof IV

Dazed – From Dust Till Dawn

Restless nights breed a dedicated dawn. Melbourne producer, MC and DJ, Dazed keeps the ball rolling from Down For The Count Records, with the delivery of a 23 track instrumental album entitled Dawn ‘till Dust. Forged through early morning sessions on his MPC 2500, Dawn ‘till Dust presents an insight into the psyche and work ethic of DFTC’s most thorough and only-all rounder. Capturing the essence of those solitary hours before the world has woken, Dazed weaves heavy synths effortlessly with dusty loops and lo-fi sound scapes to create a showcase of quality tracks. Available now, Dawn ‘till Dust is an … Continue reading Dazed – From Dust Till Dawn

Koolta – Four Seasons

Koolta (2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative Winner) releases 1st single from debut album The Extraordinary Average Joe. Four Seasons is the first single from Adelaide hip hop artist Koolta’s debut album The Extraordinary Average Joe. It’s produced, mixed, recorded and written by Kultar Ahluwalia (Koolta). If you aren’t familiar with Koolta’s music – here is a quick run down: Won the 2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative – this involved APRA and the HH granting $10,000 towards making this debut album. Previously released two independent EPs (The Deportation & The Influx) and a mixtape (The Forked Road with DJ PT). The debut album, The Extraordinary … Continue reading Koolta – Four Seasons

New ESPN Commercial with Hilltop Hoods

The ESPN NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl are coming soon to ESPN Australia/NZ. The TV campaign associated with this features the brand new track by the Hilltop Hoods – I Love It feat. Sia. The commercial will run on Foxtel & Austar. In other related news, the Golden Era Mixtape 2012 is due out at the end of Jan and will feature a host of artist, remixes and all that other Golden Era goodness. If you are entering the the HTH Initiative this year you have until February 28, 2012 to get your entries in. You can find out more … Continue reading New ESPN Commercial with Hilltop Hoods