Now barely 18, mic in hand, KAW began life as an “any man” with an average run of the mill childhood and dreams of perhaps one day becoming a professional athlete or singer. With adolescence came the more adult temptations in life and KAW gravitated toward weed after discovering it at age 13. He would go on to use the drug as an escape and self prescribed medication for various underlying mental health issues. It was these lifestyle choices and forks in the road that shaped his teen years. KAW dropped out of school in year 9, things at home fell apart … Continue reading Who is KAW Pictureless?
At Main Event Round 1 local boy Toad was competing among a draw of 8 MC’s that included heavy weights Greeley and The Tongue. When the action wound up just Toad was left standing after defeating The Tongue in the final to take home the $1,000 prize. On March 21st he defends his title at Main Event Round 2. We have 4 MC’s going head to head for the shot at battling Toad in the final for the $1,000 cash prize. To keep things fair the judging panel on the night will consist of Greeley, Manaz Ill and Rates. Battle … Continue reading Main Event is back for Round 2!
Lock in a new event on Canberra’s Hip Hop calendar. An event built for the scene, for the fans and for the artists. Main Event is a long overdue battle night for the capital. A knockout contest where local and interstate MC’s can go head to head for a $1,000 winner takes all prize. Complementing the battle are live performances from exciting local and interstate artists. Main Event Round 1 on November 22nd will see Sydney battle veteran The Tongue making a visit to the capital aiming to take out the $1,000 prize. Standing in his way will be the battle hardened … Continue reading Main Event – Round 1
Having been mentored by the likes of industry legend John Payne (WIDEawake & Death Row Records) to touring with some of the worlds hip hop elite from Ice Cube, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Xzibit, KRS One, D12 and many more Big Dave is set to drop his latest single The Original featuring world renown hip hop artist Snoop Dogg to national media in the coming weeks. ‘The Original’ is the second single to be released from Big Dave’s upcoming 2013 album Self Made being released through MGM Distribution. I am sure I need not introduce Snoop Dogg or as some might … Continue reading Dave Vs Goliath – It’s Big – It’s Catchy – It’s ‘The Original’. Big Dave Feat. Snoop Dogg!!
2012 was a year of firsts for KP Records – The first arena show (with Ice Cube), first Festival (with Tech N9ne, D12, Obie Trice and more) and it was also the year of the first commercial album release for the label after nearly 6 years establishing a name in the industry and cementing it’s place as the power house of Canberra hip hop. That first album was Self Made the debut album from label founder Big Dave which went on to be played on over 160 commercial FM stations across the country. With that success came an ABC special (below), TV … Continue reading Big Dave – Self Made