Ahead of the biggest tour of his career with the One For The Cities national tour, Australian hip hop artist Illy will release a new deluxe edition of his Gold certified record Cinematic on November 21. Cinematic: Uncut includes the original Cinematic album, featuring the platinum hit Tightrope as well as One For The City, plus a second disc with six new tracks including collaborations with Spit Syndicate and Way Of The Eagle as well as a special in-studio re-record of his acclaimed Ausmusic Medley, which came in at #66 in triple j’s Hottest 100 countdown for 2013. The One For The … Continue reading Illy Cinematic: Uncut
Off the back of recent performances at Groovin’ The Moo and triple j’s One Night Stand, Australian hip hop artist Illy has just announced a series of regional tour dates across Queensland throughout September. The dates are the third in a series of tour announcements taking place each fortnight over a 10 week period between now and his upcoming performance at Splendour In The Grass. With dates in regional Western Australia and Victoria already announced, Illy is excited to be bringing his new album Cinematic back to the Sunshine State. Here’s what Illy had to say about this 3rd announcement … Continue reading Illy Regional QLD Tour Dates
Celebrating its very special 10th anniversary in what is sure to be a night of epic proportions, we are excited to announce that Come Together – the massive all-Aussie hip-hop bash will take place in the Big Top at Luna Park, this Queen’s Birthday long weekend. This year’s stellar line-up of local hip-hop leaders are ready to blow the roof off and be seen as they should be – loud, proud and in your face. Introducing a man who should need no introduction, with four albums, an ARIA award for Best Urban Release and countless sold-out national tours and festival … Continue reading Come Together 2013
The third studio album from Illy came in the form of Bring It Back. Described by the popular emcee as “a heart album“, the LP was not stylistically intended to follow-up from its predecessor The Chase. Reflective of the scene behind the genre, Bring it Back is largely a collaborative album, including all manner of vocal and production guests. aahh: After a bit of a break from recording, you’re back now with your latest LP titled ‘Bring It Back’. Tell us a bit about the new album? Illy: It’s a throwback to music I listened to coming up. It’s also an album that … Continue reading Illy Interview: Back To Bring It.
Off the back of a 26-date national tour celebrating the release of his #15 ARIA debuting third album Bring It Back, Illy has announced a special show for Gold Coast fans. The pre- New Year party will be happening at the Coolangatta Hotel on Saturday 29 December, with special guests Spit Syndicate and M-Phazes. An overwhelming response to the Bring It Back tour earlier in the year saw 6 new shows added across Far North Queensland and Tasmania. And with Illy’s hometown of Melbourne reaching capacity, a third Corner Hotel show was quickly added. A sign that Illy’s standing as one … Continue reading Illy with special guests Spit Syndicate and M-Phazes (Gold Coast)
The second single from Illy’s upcoming third album Bring It Back is Where Ya Been featuring chart-topping contemporary Pez. A playful moment from Bring It Back; Where Ya Been follows previous automatic-hit single Heard It All on an upbeat tip. With the production expertise of ARIA award-winning M-Phazes, Where Ya Been is not amiss of quality. A head-nodder from the get-go; trademark snapping boom bap and laid back synth chords sets the scene. Illy and Pez trade flows seamlessly, sympathizing on a subject they’re both all too familiar with. The two make light of the constant pressure for answers, and the eagerness … Continue reading Illy – ‘Where Ya Been’ Official Video
The second single from Illy’s upcoming third album Bring It Back is Where Ya Been. Featuring chart topping contemporary Pez. A playful moment from Bring It Back; Where Ya Been follow previous automatic hit single Heard It All on an upbeat tip. With the production expertise of ARIA award-winning M-Phazes, Where Ya Been is not amiss of quality. A headnodder from the get-go; trademark snapping boom bap and laid back synth chords sets the scene. “‘Where Ya Been’ is a bit of fun at the expense of the people who are constantly asking about what’s going on. It feels like sometimes … Continue reading Illy – Where Ya Been