Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Ben Iota (formerly known as Bornski of Adroit Effusive/Common Cause) and Matchless Gift (Butterthief) proudly presents Born ‘Free’. Lyrically inspired by Ben Iota’s recent studies, travels and experiences living in a developing country, alongside the manifest production of Matchless Gift, this release explores the theme of freedom, or lack there of. Ben Iota has recently released the video for More Than Just Words featuring Visionz, Motion, Mesha and Social Change. The video is filmed and edited by Maintain from Labrat productions. The production by Matchless Gift is his finest work to date, demonstrating his grasp on both Western and Eastern musical forms, … Continue reading Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Adroit Effusive – The Album

Adelaide hip hop crew Adroit Effusive are set to release their long awaited debut album – The Album. ‘Australian Hip Hop group to watch out for’ J-Mag, 2009. The time has finally arrived for the quintessential dysfunctional hip hop family, Adroit Effusive. After toiling in the depths of underground hip hop, honing their skills, paying more than their share of dues, going through as many setbacks as one group could go through and making some of the illest music that nearly didn’t see the light of day, Adroit Effusive are ready. After years of being posed the question, ‘Where is … Continue reading Adroit Effusive – The Album

Phat Tape: Social Change and Fat Pockets

In the lead up to the long awaited release of the full length Social Change album V.High.P, Funkwig and DJ Snair of Social Change have created their first Phat Tape under the name Fat Pockets. On the 09.09.09 (cool little date) Butterthief will release Fat Pockets online for a FREE download, yes people free. The Phat Tape is a Funkwig Production and features exclusive music and  some big guest appearances by Social Change, Crossbred Mongrels, Dialect, K21, 2Biz (Common Cause) and Mesha (Taylor Made Tactix). Everyone in Melburn can catch Mata and Must, Social Change feat. Funkwig and DJ Snair, … Continue reading Phat Tape: Social Change and Fat Pockets