2013 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Applications are now open for the 2013 Hilltop Hoods Initiative! The Hilltop Hoods and APRA are teaming up again to give a career changing $10K to the most impressive emerging Hip Hop/Soul act in Australia.   Aimed at helping fund the manufacturing and marketing of an album release, the grant is open to any act that hasn’t had a previous professional commercial release. For application instructions and terms log on here. Applications close on Tuesday 26th February and the grant recipient will be announced on Thursday 28th March. Good Luck! More Information  ||  APRA / AMCOS  ||  Hilltop Hoods Continue reading 2013 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Runforyourlife wins 2012 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Emerging Hip Hop group Runforyourlife has been announced as the winner of the Hilltop Hoods Initiative for 2012. With the support of the Hilltop Hoods and the Australian Performing Right Association (APRA|AMCOS), Runforyourlife has won a kick-start to their career, with $10,000 going towards the release and promotion of their first solo album. MC Suffa of Hilltop Hoods said, “Thanks to APRA and our judging team Hau, Raph, Nish and Ran-Dee, they do a great job every year. Congratulations to the Hip Hop/Soul collective Runforyourlife, they make some great music and are very deserving recipients.” As part of the prize package, … Continue reading Runforyourlife wins 2012 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Congrats to 1/6 – Winner of The Hilltop Hoods Initiative

1/6 – emerging Hip Hop artist Aaron Stephanus – has been announced as the recipient of the Hilltop Hoods Initiative. With the support of the Hilltop Hoods and APRA, 1/6 has won a healthy career kick-start of $10,000 to go towards the release and promotion of his first solo album. Emcee Suffa of The Hilltop Hoods said: “Thanks to APRA and our superstar judges Hau, Raph, Nish and Ran-Dee. Congratulations to 1/6, he’s a very deserving recipient.” As part of the prize package, 1/6 will also receive valuable legal advice courtesy of David Vodika and Media Arts lawyers and will perform … Continue reading Congrats to 1/6 – Winner of The Hilltop Hoods Initiative