Charismatic and hugely motivated Canberra rapper Citizen Kay has just released his brand new LP, ‘Belly of the Beast’. Fans of big-hearted, intelligent, party-time hip hop can get it via ONETWO right now, just in time to catch him on … Continue reading Citizen Kay releases new project with ONETWO
Respected, charismatic Canberra rapper Citizen Kay has gone and dropped a surprise new single and video. Titled ‘These Kicks’, the beat-riddled track features the smart’n’smooth rhymes we’ve grown to expect from the young rapper, matched with tranquil guest vocals from … Continue reading Citizen Kay Drops New Single & Video, Signs To ONETWO
Since releasing their debut EP in 2015, Coda Conduct have been turning heads across Australia. They’ve been chosen as triple j Unearthed Feature Artists, appeared on triple j Breakfast, played Groovin The Moo in Canberra, and received airplay across the country. Originally from Canberra, they now reside in Sydney, and continue to win fans with their high energy performances. Recent gigs have included supports for Citizen Kay, Charli 2Na, Pharoahe Monch, Tkay Maidza, Joelistics, Briggs, Mantra, Remi and more. With a dexterous flow, meticulously considered lyrics, and a tongue-in-cheek brand of humour, Coda Conduct are quickly gaining a name as an … Continue reading Coda Conduct Click Clack (Front N Back)
Originally born in Ghana, then moving to the Capital of Australia while still very young, Citizen Kay has grown up with an ambition to make his way into the music scene. Citizen Kay released his Demokracy mini-album late last year … Continue reading Citizen Kay Wax On Wax Off
The Ansah Brothers, consist of rappers and brothers Genesis Owusu & Citizen Kay. They have both been great music lovers from young ages. Both brothers pursue quite different hip hop careers but joined forces after a spontaneous collaboration on a song … Continue reading The Ansah Brothers Polaroid Mixtape
The Ansah Brothers, consist of rappers and brothers Genesis Owusu & Citizen Kay. They have both been great music lovers from young ages. The two brothers, Kay & Genesis pursue quite different hip hop careers but joined forces after a spontaneous collaboration on a song which came to be known as ‘Ansah Brothers’ & since then, they decided to form the duo. Genesis Owusu, Kay’s younger brother, has always had a way with words – has always been ahead of his age with his lyrical content, flow and all in all, the way he constructs his sentences. A lot of … Continue reading These are The Ansah Brothers
To coincide with his place on the Seth Sentry national tour which begins Feb.20, Citizen Kay has had “Chosen” from his recent mini-album Demokracy remixed by touted wonderkid U V b o i فوق بنفسجي Featuring the voice of SAFIA, Benjamin Joseph, “Chosen” has been reworked with heavy beats and a backdrop of ethereal vocals to create a surreal feel under Citizen Kay’s direct delivery.’ After the release of Demokracy and a national tour with Ice Cube, Citizen Kay wrapped up a busy year in December. With his single “Freedoom” getting airplay across tripleJ during the festive season and into the … Continue reading Citizen Kay ‘Chosen’ feat. Benjamin Joseph (UV boi فوق بنفسجي Remix)
Seth Sentry has announced the supports for his upcoming February – March national headline tour, to promote his new single, Run. Canberra’s, Citizen Kay and Perth’s Coin Banks will join as main support on the tour. Since the premiere of Run on triple j’s Breakfast with Matt & Alex, Seth has received a positive response from the music industry and fans alike, having seen over 24,000 plays on Soundcloud and over 11,000 on YouTube! The track reached #20 on the overall iTunes Single Charts since its release on Friday 12th December, and peaked at #3 on the iTunes Hip Hop … Continue reading Seth Sentry Supports For National Run Tour 2015!
Freedoom is the new single by Citizen Kay. Taken from the Demokracy mini-album released Nov.7 on digital and CD, the mini-album also includes the singles YES!, Raise A Glass and Manage plus four new tracks and Freedoom. Citizen Kay hasn’t missed a beat since releasing his debut single YES! at the start of 2013. He followed up with two more standout singles, Raise A Glass and the soulful Manage. After releasing singles, touring and reaching audiences around Australia as well as hooking up with the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Danny Brown and Public Enemy for tours, Citizen Kay took time … Continue reading Citizen Kay Freedoom
Beginning his first national headline tour this week, Citizen Kay will hit Perth this Saturday with fellow hip-hop riser Tkay Maidza before heading onto Fremantle on Sunday. After spending a triumphant early 2014 making us all Raise a Glass, Citizen … Continue reading Citizen Kay & Tkay Maidza The Manage Tour
After spending a triumphant early 2014 making us all Raise a Glass, Citizen Kay announces a slew of tour dates alongside the electrifying fellow scene-stirrer, Brontosaurus rapper Tkay Maidza as well as the release of his third single, Manage. Off the back of such prestigious live sets and support slots including, Falls Festival, Wiz Khalifa, Earl Sweatshirt & Danny Brown and most recently Public Enemy, CK is ready to hit a city near you with the same energetic stage show this May. Citizen Kay’s new track Manage is an immediate hook, drawing you in with its sparse but fluid verses and … Continue reading Citizen Kay Manage
Three weeks out from their hotly anticipated tour kicking off, Public Enemy announce some of the biggest names in Australian hip-hop as their supports, including Melbourne’s Mantra, Canberra’s Citizen Kay, and Brisbane’s Impossible Odds, with Adelaide’s DJ Sanchez and Melbourne’s DJ MzRizk filling out the DJ sets. After a busy 2013 … Continue reading Public Enemy Local Supports
Presenting the Hip Hop triple bill of the year as Laneway acts Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown and Run The Jewels take over the Sydney’s Enmore and Melbourne’s Palace Theatres for one night only! Earl Sweatshirt’s debut solo album Doris charted upon its release earlier in 2012 thanks in part to his high-octane co-headline shows with fellow Odd Future member Tyler, The Creator. The album, flanked by the single ‘Hive’ was an instant success, building on the rise to prominence Earl and his OFWGKTA members have enjoyed as they continue to dominate and pave new paths for Hip Hop. Danny Brown’s first … Continue reading Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown & Run The Jewels hit Australia
After making us all Raise a Glass with his latest single feat. The Brass Knuckle Brass Band (BKBB), Citizen Kay just keeps ascending, his stellar beats and clever rhymes now securing several coveted appearances in 2014. These appearances have included a coveted support slot alongside the US’ Wiz Khalifa on his forthcoming Australian tour, supporting Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins at the Sydney Festival, as well as taking to the stage for Melbourne’s Push Over Festival in March Tour Dates Saturday 14 December @ The Plot (Syd) Tix available from Moshtix Sunday 15 December @ The Plot (Melb) Tix … Continue reading Citizen Kay Tour Dates + Wiz Khalifa Support
It’s here! The 2014 Push Over Festival announcement. In it’s 22nd year Melbourne’s favourite all ages music festival is set for one huge Labour Day, Monday March 10th, at Sidney Myer Music Bowl. And here is what’s in store… A … Continue reading Push Over 2014
It’s time to Raise A Glass and herald the ascension of Citizen Kay. After popping the cork with his climactic arrival in early 2013, smashing the airwaves and musical palates around the country with the sonic and lyrical experience of … Continue reading Citizen Kay – Raise A Glass Music Video
Citizen Kay’s “YES!” single from his debut EP of the same name, has received a big YES from around the country over the last six months. It has secured constant national radio play with regular TV play of the cheeky irresistible clip and has been supported by energy charged live shows that often climaxed with a bottle of champagne being popped – mimicking the clip – as CK ripped out his hit track. Citizen Kay is pleased to announce the release of the “YES!” Remixes EP. Featuring the big beat upfront original club mix courtesy of co-producer Pablo Calamari, a … Continue reading Citizen Kay – Yes! Remixes EP
On the back of the YES! single picking up plays on triple j and stations around the country, a great response to his debut the YES! EP, an irresistible film clip for YES!, a successful Groovin’ The Moo performance, support spots for Grey Ghost and Matt & Kim we catch up with new comer Citizen Kay, as he prepares to tour the country. aahh: You’ve recently released your debut EP titled YES! How would you describe the YES! EP and what did you want to achieve with this release? Citizen Kay: I guess to answer both questions in one, it was a way to introduce … Continue reading Citizen Kay A Year Like No Other, Yes!
On the back of the YES! single picking up plays on triple j and stations around the country, a great response to his debut the YES! EP, an irresistible film clip for YES!, a successful Groovin’ The Moo performance, support spots for Grey Ghost and Matt & Kim and a bunch of other mighty shows along the East Coast, Citizen Kay gets back out there again with his unique and compelling live show with drummer James. Fast becoming known as the White Stripes of hip hop, if you haven’t seen Citizen Kay yet, then you are missing out on something … Continue reading Citizen Kay – The Vision Shows
On the back of his first addition to rotation on Triple j, Citizen Kay releases the video (directed by Nic Vevers) for the triumphant debut single Yes! from his forthcoming EP of the same name. The release is accompanied by tour dates around the country which kicked off April 28th with a slot at Groovin’ the Moo in Canberra and a May residency at Sydney’s Upstairs Beresford. A respected member of the Canberra hip-hop scene, Kay has been writing, producing, recording, collaborating and honing his craft for the last five years. His first taste of notable attention was when triple j … Continue reading Citizen Kay – Yes! EP
Canberra hip hop artist Citizen Kay is enjoying a rapidly growing profile thanks to some radio airplay and well received shows over the past couple of months. He’s even been added to the line-up of Groovin The Moo’s Canberra leg. At the age of 14 his music teachers and peers recognized his potential as a musician, however hip-hop came into play in a big way and his love of rap and the recording of it took centre stage. Since 2008 Kay has become well known for rapping in the Capital. He has written, produced and recorded songs for himself and … Continue reading Watch: Citizen Kay – Yes!
Originally born in Ghana, then moving to the Capital of Australia while still very young, Citizen Kay has grown up with an ambition to make his way into the music scene. Beginning as an aspiring songwriter with a love of hip-hop, he began rapping under the name ‘Kay‘. Not long after teaching himself how to rap, he decided to start teaching himself how to make beats and the art of recording. As time went on, Kay gained more experience making beats, finessing his rapping style and writing and recording his music. His reputation spread and before long he was working … Continue reading Citizen Kay Announces new single ‘Yes!’