Manu Crook$ Drops Sultry Visual For “Fuego” + Just Finished European Tour With SAINt JHN

Currently polishing off a world tour, Sydney Based African-Australian artist MANU CROOK$ has blessed us with visuals to match his sultry new single “Fuego” (produced by DOPAM!NE). Rounding out an epic trip to Canada, US, UK, and Europe with a … Continue reading Manu Crook$ Drops Sultry Visual For “Fuego” + Just Finished European Tour With SAINt JHN

Young Thug & Carnage Release New Music Video “Homie” feat. Meek Mill & Announce Joint EP

Celebrated DJ and producer, Carnage teams up with hip-hop superstar, Young Thug to release the new music video to their new single, “Homie” featuring Meek Mill via YSL Records, Heavyweight Records/300 Entertainment. Following this release, Carnage and Young Thug will … Continue reading Young Thug & Carnage Release New Music Video “Homie” feat. Meek Mill & Announce Joint EP

Kyle Releases Official Music Video For iSpy feat. Lil Yachty

Rapper Kyle has released the quirky official video for iSpy (feat. Lil Yachty). The video has already surpassed 5.3 million views since it launched over the weekend. Directed by Colin Tilley, the video for iSpy features the musical pair hanging out at the beach as CGI babies. Kyle and Tilley worked together on the concept, with the California-based performer outlining “’This song is fun. The video needs to be twice as fun. Let’s come up with the scenario that is feel good.’ It doesn’t get more feel good than being a baby surrounded by incredible looking women at the beach … Continue reading Kyle Releases Official Music Video For iSpy feat. Lil Yachty

FOMO Festival Kicks Off This Weekend + Adelaide Set Times

FOMO Festival hits Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney this weekend with final release tickets available for Adelaide and Brisbane, Sydney has sold out! The festival is pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, special guest Desiigner, Metro Boomin and JME sideshows have been added. Taking it’s all killer no filler line-up to Melbourne and Perth, (tickets on sale Wednesday 21st Dec 2016 at 10am Local Time for these cities) audiences will be able to witness these incredible artists debut Australian performances over January. The news joins the recently announced Desiigner Under 18s show at Enmore Theatre, Sydney – answering the prayers of school … Continue reading FOMO Festival Kicks Off This Weekend + Adelaide Set Times

Mikoen Aussie Slang (prod. by Caustic Yoda)

Mikoen is a Sydney based MC and a founding member of the now-defunct Daily Meds crew, Mikoen also helped form Reverse Polarities and the independent label Big Village Records. With hundreds of live shows under his belt, Mikoen has been performing and releasing music since 2006. Now in late 2016, Mikeon has branched out to release a brand new single titled “Aussie Slang”. The new track features production from Caustic Yoda, who has worked on numerous local releases including Tuka’s debut solo release, Thundamentals Foreverlution, Waza’s Crooked Jaw LP and many, many more. Grab the new joint by using the player … Continue reading Mikoen Aussie Slang (prod. by Caustic Yoda)

Context Route 11 Official Video

Raised in the Australian Capital, now in Melbourne, Context has just released a new clip/single titled Route 11. From his house to his spaceship and eventually, to out of space – this video is of epic proportions. With a heavy self-produced beat, smooth flow, Dayne Edward visuals and on point cuts by his main man Buick, this is Context’s most polished piece yet. The full EP titled Rogue Astronaut will be landing early 2017.   With cheeky lines, pocket flows and a heavy UK influence – a unique sound emerges. With a high-energy show backed by classic beats, Context has honed his … Continue reading Context Route 11 Official Video

Scarecrow Tadpoles in the Machine EP

Keeping active for over a decade, Sydney-born Scarecrow currently calls Canberra home. Scarecrow best known as one-half of hip hop duo Beat Theory has just released his carefully crafted debut solo EP release. Get ready for ‘Tadpoles in the Machine’. Tadpoles in the Machine is thematically diverse, from eerie themes inspired by the television show Dexter to tracks written while pondering under a tree post hip hop gigs. Maintaining a personal touch, the release also focuses on life’s journey, personal growth, reflection on the past and what it all means as an outlook for the future. Guest appearances from Toddla … Continue reading Scarecrow Tadpoles in the Machine EP

Thundamentals New Video “Think About It Feat. Peta & The Wolves”

An impressionist view of a romantic relationship, the ‘Think About It’ video looks at the bittersweet cycle of happiness and pain we feel in relationships. Filmed with the focus on real life lovers Los Angeles based Jess and Corey, the moments of real tenderness to power play are shared with the bed as the centre stage. Directed by ARIA Award winning Kris Moyes (Presets, Architecture In Helsinki, Sia), the Australian filmmaker injects pop culture references into these moments so they take on a surreal or absurd quality while viewing the relationship through a ‘feminine gaze’. The video release follows the … Continue reading Thundamentals New Video “Think About It Feat. Peta & The Wolves”

Urthboy delivers new single ‘Crushing Hard’

Urthboy is back with fresh new single ‘Crushing Hard’ and a huge tour announcement for March 2017.
  2016 saw the release of his most successful album to date, The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat, as well as an entirely sold out national tour, and some of Australia’s best festivals. With barely any pause to catch a breath, Urthboy delivers a completely unique single out of nowhere, the unexpected slow banger ‘Crushing Hard’. Considering this to be ‘part two’ of ‘Wade In The Water’, the closing song on his 2016 album, ‘Crushing Hard’ steps into new territory for … Continue reading Urthboy delivers new single ‘Crushing Hard’

Rapaport ‘What I Got’ Nominated for FBi SMAC Best Song Award!

Big Village Records co founder and manager, Rapaport, latest single ‘What I Got’ has just been nominated for a FBi SMAC award for Best Song!  The new Ribongia produced tribal banger, featuring Billie McCarthy, was released in September, to a packed out show at Brighton Up Bar featuring a full live band and a swarm of special guests. The single is the first release from Rapport’s forthcoming album Village Idiot, due early 2017.  Rapaport is taking his explosive live show on the road, with the Sydney and Perth leg done, and Melbourne & Brisbane up next! The single has already been added to rotation on FBi Radio. Check out the new stripped back video … Continue reading Rapaport ‘What I Got’ Nominated for FBi SMAC Best Song Award!

Tkay Maidza Releases Official Video For Simulation

Tkay Maidza today unleashes the official video for tropical dance floor anthem “Simulation”; the second official single to be released from her debut album Tkay, which is out now via Downtown / Interscope Records. The playful video, which premiered via Fader was filmed in Los Angeles during Tkay’s most recent US tour and directed by duo Lamar + Nik, who have created mini-movie music videos for the likes of the Pixies & Magnolia. The clip is a literal translation of the lyrics, capturing Tkay bouncing and singing her way through a simulated virtual world made up of projections of light … Continue reading Tkay Maidza Releases Official Video For Simulation

New Music: Birdz Hunger Voodoo

Birdz has recently premiered a brand new track titled Hunger Voodoo, coming off the back of his latest, hard hitting single Black Lives Matter. Hunger Voodoo is a tale of a broke man, a new father and a hungry artist. Birdz is offering his audience a new perspective from his socially conscious melodic rhymes, he keeps it close to home with this honest portrayal of working for the man while striving to be a full time artist. “If my life as a starving artist had a soundtrack it’d sound like this… playing on loop as I hunt down my next … Continue reading New Music: Birdz Hunger Voodoo

Ryland Rose Polaroids

Ryland Rose isn’t afraid of dreaming big. The Rap/Hip-Hop artist released his single ‘Almost Famous & Broke’ in 2016 and hasn’t looked back since. Accompanied by a viral music video, Rose broke the rules by creating it entirely using the Social Media platform Snapchat. The low budget idea worked – and has since garnered a collective 650k views online. From its momentum, he received international attention and was added as the opening track on Spotify USA’s ‘Fresh Finds’ playlist. Placed in front of an international audience – his song reached new heights when it entered the Billboard Viral Charts at … Continue reading Ryland Rose Polaroids

New Music: Noy feat. Ivan Ooze ‘Swarm’

Brisbane-based trap lord NOY follows up the HUGE vibes on his previous single “We Buzzin’” with Miracle, this time teaming up with one of Australia’s hottest and most sought-after rappers Ivan Ooze on ‘Swarm’. In a huge 2016 that’s already seen the young DJ/producer notch off an impressive 28-date tour of Australia and New Zealand in support of We Buzzin’, the timing is peak for his latest collaboration with Ivan Ooze, who comes fresh off the back of his latest single Bills alongside the legendary Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah and accompanying 7-date Australian capital city tour. On this record, the … Continue reading New Music: Noy feat. Ivan Ooze ‘Swarm’

Exclusive Premiere: Floating Pyramids Skyscrapers Mixtape

Here we have the exclusive premiere of Floating Pyramids brand new mixtape, Skyscrapers.  Floating Pyramids aka Chris Hamer-Smith has been producing music out of his home base in Sydney for over a decade. If he’s not making hip hop bangers for your favourite local rap artists, he’s slicing together catchy melodies and beats for dance floors across the globe. Twice ARIA nominated for his work with reggae/hip hop outfit Astronomy Class, Chris has also received critical acclaim and a strong following for his solo work as Chasm, producing and remixing a plethora of artists from 360 to The Bamboos, Urthboy, … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere: Floating Pyramids Skyscrapers Mixtape

A Tribe Called Quest Sydney Mural By Mistery

Following the exciting news that “We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service” is now available for pre-order A Tribe Called Quest have begun posting some incredible murals from around the world to their Instagram. Included is a brilliant creation from Sydney artist Mistery. The group will continue posting murals from around the world including another brilliant design from Melbourne. Pre-Order  ||  Official  ||  Instagram Continue reading A Tribe Called Quest Sydney Mural By Mistery

Pez They Try To Tell Me feat. 360

Don’t Look Down features a vast array of collaborators – Paul Dempsey, Paul Kelly, 360, Arie-Elle, Kota Banks, TYS, Hailey Cramer and Raymes, with emerging beatmaker aKidCalledJay taking on a pivotal role. The first single to be lifted from the album is the soaring ‘Calling Out’ featuring Paul Dempsey who brings his unique vocal touch to the song. Added to Triple J on high rotation, it’s a wonderful opening chapter to this challenging musical tale. Another album highlight is ‘They Try To Tell Me’, a tongue in cheek, jaunty little track featuring 360, who by PEZ’s own account, brings a … Continue reading Pez They Try To Tell Me feat. 360

Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 7” Casebook

In 1992, an unsuspecting hip-hop world was bumrushed by a force that would dominate its consciousness for the next two decades (and, some would say, more): the nine-member Wu-Tang Clan Let’s count them off, because these are names that any hip-hop fan should know and revere: Prince Rakeem (aka The RZA), The Genius (aka The GZA), Ol’ Dirty Bastard, (Shallah) Raekwon, Inspectah Deck (aka Rebel INS), Method Man, Ghost Face Killer (aka Ghostface Killa), U-God and Masta Killa. The group had been bubbling up via various routes and musical tentacles since the late ’80s, in most of New York’s five … Continue reading Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 7” Casebook

Kogz Leaving feat. Kathleen McCormack

Leaving lends real weight to the album’s narrative, harnessed around a sinister beat courtesy of Mat Rafle We revisit the latest album from Western Australian emcee Kogz. Leaving is a serious track which finds Kogz telling dark stories of a personal woe accompanied by the serene vocals of Kathleen McCormack who finds the calm between an exchange of brunt verses. While he knows very well to let the wax talk, it’s become Kogz’ style to etch his raps all through a beat carving his name deep into the local hip hop scene. The Perth emcee first came to note after entering … Continue reading Kogz Leaving feat. Kathleen McCormack

DyspOra Real Friends Freestyle

Australian based Hip-hop movement & creative imprint Playback Records has been making waves for a moment now. Featuring the talents of DyspOra, Eman, NeSs, Ajak, Levi, Sean Russ, Majiik and ELK. DyspOra is the voice of 21 year old Playback 808 founder Gabriel Akon, the East African native views music as the mechanism to facilitate today’s racial & social relations. DyspOra has just dropped a flip of Kanye West’s Real Friends, check it out below and stay tuned as Playback808 continue on their come up! Official  ||  Facebook   Continue reading DyspOra Real Friends Freestyle

Eloquor Working Class

Dedicated to the everyday working class battlers, ‘Working Class’ is his first single off Eloquor’s latest LP, celebrating his tenth anniversary in hip hop ‘Working Class’ finds the Melbourne-based hip-hop powerhouse teaming up with ARIA award winning producer Cam Bluff for an up-tempo stadium anthemic belter. Where Jimmy Barnes left off with his 1985 ‘Working Class Man’ classic ballad, Eloquor readdresses the issues still kicking our arses 31 years on. From the lips of one of Burn City’s most realest emcees, the venomous bars scar deep for most of us on this joint. “Let’s dissect these fat cats, who swerve … Continue reading Eloquor Working Class