DJ Chris Read – Notorious BIG ‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape

This Saturday (13th September) marks the 20th Anniversary of the release of one of hip hop’s all time classic albums, The Notorious BIG‘s seminal Bad Boy Records debut LP ‘Ready to Die’. In celebration of Biggie’s massive classic, 1994’s Ready to Die, DJ Chris Read, Wax Poetics and WhoSampled present the Notorious BIG ‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape! If you can remember going to a real record store and buying this on vinyl when it came out twenty years ago, congratulations, you’re old like us! (RIP, Beat Street Records, Brooklyn!) Well, anyway, you’re welcome, hip-hop fans.  Don’t forget to … Continue reading DJ Chris Read – Notorious BIG ‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape

allaussie hip hop Interviews Trials from The Funkoars

Emcee Trials, from The Funkoars’ spoke to allaussie hip hop recently as the group prepare to embark on a co-headlining tour with blues artist, Ash Grunwald. The tour kicks off in Melbourne this Friday night (5th Feb) and then heads up the coast to Sydney (12th Feb) and then on to Brisbane (13th Feb). We ask Trials about the move from Shogun to Golden Era, how The Funkoars teamed up with Ash Grunwald and find out what’s on the agenda for The Funkoars this year. AAHH: Shogun unfortunately had to shut their doors recently. The Funkoars needed a new home and you seemed to find one pretty quickly at Golden Era Records, how has this transition gone? TRIALS: The transition has been … Continue reading allaussie hip hop Interviews Trials from The Funkoars

Obese Records & GDH Events Present:

Obese Records and GDH Events are proud to present a huge night of aussie hip hop for those in and around Geelong. The gig will be happening December 12, 2009. Since joining forces in 2001, Muph & Plutonic have propelled themselves into the heart of Australian Hip-Hop and the wider music scene. The evolution of their cumulative talents has shone through both their unique live show and their stand-out albums, Hunger Pains (2004), Silence The Sirens (2006) and now their third and most mature album to date, And Then Tomorrow Came. Regarded among this country’s finest Hip Hop acts, the … Continue reading Obese Records & GDH Events Present: