Rates Announces New Album Untold Via ABK Records

If you’re into gritty hip hop that comes from a real place, you’ll already be across Rates. Describing his 2013 debut album Destroy And Rebuild (which peaked at #9 on iTunes’ Australian Albums Chart) as his “ode to hip hop”, Rates now brings something completely different to its follow-up. Untold sees Rates blending lyrically sharp rhymes (think Big Pun and Tech N9ne) with a big, creepy sort of sound musically (Rates: “Deftones are a big influence for me”). All tracks for this new release, except for Suicide 2, were written collaboratively with Bennie On The Beat at the producer’s Coffs … Continue reading Rates Announces New Album Untold Via ABK Records

LGEEZ Cloud 9 (Prod. JUVE)

Alex Jones and Son Of Sam formed a rap group called LGEEZ in 2012 and have steadily been working towards this debut offering since. Cloud 9 is a eclectic journey for the listener. Taking you through a variety of musical styles and influences ranging from grimey hip hop all the way up to new school trap music, without sounding forced in any way. Alex and Sam have been deep in the mix of these genre’s for some time, so the whole journey of making the album was a natural progression. This release delivers good vibes, good beats and immaculate rhyme … Continue reading LGEEZ Cloud 9 (Prod. JUVE)