New Podcast Episode With Emcee/Producer Koolta

As we return for the first episode of aahh Podcast for the new year, we have a massive show in store. Our guest today hails from South Australia, he is an MC and producer. He has just been selected by MusicSA to perform at the Clipsal 500 Concert held in Adelaide. Our guest also has a brand new album on the way. allaussiehiphop.com will be revealing some exclusive news surrounding the album, so be sure to tune in for that. Press play, sit back and enjoy! You can keep up to date with all the latest news and music from … Continue reading New Podcast Episode With Emcee/Producer Koolta

aahh Radio – Episode 13: Bliss N Eso [Eso]

In the wake of debuting at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart with their fifth studio effort Circus In The Sky, Bliss n Eso now find themselves with the highest selling Australian album of 2013, and a revered Gold plaque after only 10 days of release. Between the multiple number one charting albums and chart records, various awards and accolades, an unprecedented live presence and the most loyal music fanbase in the country, the Sydney trio continue to push not only themselves, but hip-hop, forward in Australia. Bliss N Eso are stoked to announce that they are joining Big Day … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 13: Bliss N Eso [Eso]

Seeking Great SA Hip Hop Acts For Bands On Track AT Clipsal 500

Music SA and Clipsal 500 are providing the opportunity for two South Australian Hip Hop artists to share the Clipsal 500 Concert Stage with Bliss N Eso and Horrorshow on Friday 28 February 2014. A total of six SA artists will be selected to play over the three night concert series. All details can be found here. Submissions close midnight Monday 6 January. Get involved.  Bands On Track  ||  Clipsal 500  ||  Music SA Continue reading Seeking Great SA Hip Hop Acts For Bands On Track AT Clipsal 500

Interview: Pez – He Got Game

Pez returns to Australian stages for his first headline tour in more than 3 years. To highlight the important influence Pez has had on the local hip hop scene, you need only to look at the two supports from that 2009 tour – a little known rapper named 360 and an upcoming MC named Seth Sentry. We caught up with Pez discuss the year ahead. aahh: Lets start off easy. When did you first start rapping? Pez: I think I was about 19, even 20. I had been playing basketball which at that point, was all I wanted to do. You know, I had plans to go to … Continue reading Interview: Pez – He Got Game

Purpose breaks into ARIA albums chart with independent debut ‘Where It Starts’

Monday morning Purpose took to social media to advise fans his debut project has yet again proved larger than it’s bedroom roots, becoming the #18 highest selling Australian album on the ARIA charts week ending 8th of March and #12 across the Urban charts. A huge feat for a debut album, let alone one without the benefits of label support and funding. Below is footage of him performing to a warm reception at the coveted Clipsal 500 concert on his albums release day, March 1st. He will be taking his talents on the road yet again in April/May. In the meantime … Continue reading Purpose breaks into ARIA albums chart with independent debut ‘Where It Starts’

Seven Local Acts Chosen To Rev Up The Clipsal 500 Adelaide Concert Series

Music SA is pleased to announce that seven South Australian acts have been selected to open up for some of Australia and the world’s biggest bands at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide Concert Series this March. Chosen through Music SA’s Bands on Track 2013 project – a partnership with the SA Motor Sport Board with support from Nova 91.9 and Mix 102.3 – the local acts to perform over three nights on the Clipsal 500 Concert Oval Stage are: Fri March 1 – Vents & Purpose – supporting Hilltop Hoods, Drapht, Illy and Pez Sat March 2 – Move to Strike … Continue reading Seven Local Acts Chosen To Rev Up The Clipsal 500 Adelaide Concert Series

Purpose’s single ‘Comin Home’ goes into rotation on triple j & he is named #1 Most Played Artist of 2012 on triple j Unearthed

It has been a big week for the young MC/producer who is 3 weeks away from delivering his beyond anticipated debut album Where It Starts. Wednesday saw his most recent single Comin Home feat. Illy, Jimmy Nice & Joyride get added to rotation on triple j, a huge feat for an entirely independant artist without label support. Perhaps the most fascinating and defining detail of Purpose’s recent newfound light is that he has established it by working at a level that has allowed him to keep pace with his peers despite having no backing at all. The following day triple … Continue reading Purpose’s single ‘Comin Home’ goes into rotation on triple j & he is named #1 Most Played Artist of 2012 on triple j Unearthed

Hilltop Hoods get V8 ride with Todd Kelly at Clipsal 500

Todd Kelly, a big fan of the hip-hop group The Hilltop Hoods, was excited to take emcee Pressure and DJ Debris for some hot laps around the Adelaide street circuit, shortly before the pair were to join fellow band member Suffa on-stage in the Friday evening concert at the Clipsal 500. The ARIA-award winning group, who have two previous Australian number one albums to their credit, are also keen motor sport fans and were understandably thrilled following their rides. The Funkoars, Lowrider and The Midnight Juggernauts also played on the night, with thousands of fans packing out the Clipsal track in anticipation of one spectacular event. Punters were not … Continue reading Hilltop Hoods get V8 ride with Todd Kelly at Clipsal 500

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

Hoods and Funkoars at Clipsal 500

Hilltop Hoods have answered the call and will headline a 2010 Clipsal 500 concert held in Adelaide. The Adelaide trio will be the main attraction at Clipsal’s March 12 show, supported by Golden Era stable mates,  The Funkoars and fellow Adelaidian’s, Lowrider. The Hoods’ popularity has meant they were always unavailable to perform when contacted by Clipsal organisers in previous years. “It’s a pretty big event in Adelaide and to be the headline act is awesome,” said Daniel Smith, aka MC Pressure. Smith said he, MC Suffa (Matt Lambert) and DJ Debris (Barry Francis) were looking forward to playing in … Continue reading Hoods and Funkoars at Clipsal 500