Taylor Made Tactix – Uninvited Guests

Introducing Taylor Made Tactix (TMT), the Hip Hop 4 from the southern suburbs of Adelaide consisting of MC’s Mesha, Mnops and Senca along with veteran Australian Turntablist DJ Snair (Social Change, Cross Bred Mongrels, BattleHoggs). TMT’s journey begins at Morphett Vale High School in 2001 where MC Mesha would frequent ciphers with Johny C and Eckles building up steam in local battles. It was in these freestyle circuits where Mnops would appear all guns blazing, eventually joining the TM team along with MC Senca (formally of Peripheral Visions). By 2006 TMT began making their presence known in the local scene delivering boom-bap … Continue reading Taylor Made Tactix – Uninvited Guests

Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Richard Kingsmill from Triple J will countdown the Top 10 albums of the year voted by you on the final ever ‘2009’ on December 13. He will also be going through his Top 10 album list and maybe contacting you to talk about the albums you’ve loved from this year. To vote all you have to do is submit you selection online via the website below. To make it easier for everyone out there we have narrowed the list down to as many  ‘aussie hip hop’  releases only. Please note Chasm and Vida Sunshyne’s release Move is incorrectly labeled as … Continue reading Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Cross Bred Mongrels – Certified Wise Album Launch

It’s time for the Cross Bred Mongrels – Certified Wise Album Launch. DJ Staen 1 (DMC Set),Terra Firma. Reason feat. Fraksha (Melbourne King). Nine High (UK) and Dialect will all be in attendance. Plus DJ’s BVA, Hacksaw & Kirk 1. Our main man, Levelheaded, will be hosting the night. Aussie hip hop gigs held at HQ don’t usually disappoint and this one seems to be no exception. Date: Friday December 4 @ HQ Price: $20 + booking fee Tickets are available through Venue-Tix. Since we have broken our own rule on posting video’s, we might as well go crazy with … Continue reading Cross Bred Mongrels – Certified Wise Album Launch

Aussie Hip Hop on Channel U

Channel U brings the best unsigned music straight to your TV, Mondays to Thursdays at 8:30pm on Channel [V]. Whether you’re a band/solo artist with a video to promote, or fan of cool new music, you’ve gotta check out Channel U. Plus you can Vote for your favourite videos and see who comes out on top! This is how it works Musicians submit their videos to be aired on the Channel U show. The videos that are accepted will be listed on this website. You then vote for your favourite clips, either via SMS or this website. Note that you … Continue reading Aussie Hip Hop on Channel U

Cross Bred Mongrels – New Film Clip

The Cross Bred Mongrels are an Adelaide based aussie hip hop outfit consisting of members Flak and DJ Debris. For years they have patrolled the underground circuit like vicious rottweilers, tearing up stages across the country. The acclaimed debut LP from the Mongrels – Overgrown Town set a new Australian standard, and brought forth a new style. Adelaide’s  Cross Bred Mongrels debut video for the track No Interference is available for viewing via YouTube. Taken from their new album Certified Wise, we see a 1920’s styled clip featuring some pretty fat suits. You can check out all the glory that … Continue reading Cross Bred Mongrels – New Film Clip

Cross Bred Mongrels – Certified Wise

After a long time, Adelaide’s Cross Bred Mongrels are back with a new joint dubbed Certified Wise. Named after the famous crew which has bred some of Australia’s most successful and widely known artists, Certified Wise is the crowning achievement for long time Adelaide hip hop figurehead Flak. In a distinguished career of building hip hop in Adelaide, Flak was responsible for the early development of such luminaries like the Hilltop Hoods and The Funkoars. And now with long time collaborator and partner-in-rhyme Flee, Flak continues the Certified Wise’ legacy firmly entrenched in the annals of Australian hip hop history. … Continue reading Cross Bred Mongrels – Certified Wise

Block Party Tour 2009 – Full Lineups

The final lineup for the 2009 Obese Records Block Party has been revealed. Along with headliners Drapht, Muph & Plutonic, and the newly formed Gully Platoon, the tour will feature Illy (on all dates), Thundamentals (on most) and a rotating schedule of artists including Hyjak N Torcha, Spit Syndicate, Coalition Crew, Skryptcha, Bias B, and Reason alongside one-off performances from Urthboy, Horrorshow, Hunter, Rainman, Cross Bred Mongrels, Beats Working and many more. The tour’s homecoming in Melbourne will feature an extensive 10-artist extravaganza to cap off the run before heading off for its curtain call in Hobart. The tour kicks … Continue reading Block Party Tour 2009 – Full Lineups