Danny Brown Shares New Video For “Ain’t It Funny”

Directed by Jonah Hill; Starring Danny Brown, Gus Van Sant, Joanne Kerns & Lauren Alice Avery Danny Brown has kept fans on their toes since the surprise release of his critically acclaimed third studio album, Atrocity Exhibition. Today he shares the wildly disturbing and uncomfortably funny video for “Ain’t It Funny”. In collaboration with the video’s director, Jonah Hill, Danny re-imagines his life as an 80s sitcom episode but with a morbid twist. The video features legendary writer / director Gus Van Sant as the “dad”, “Growing Pains” ultimate TV-mom Joanna Kerns as the “mom”, artist, actress and Instagram-celebrity Lauren … Continue reading Danny Brown Shares New Video For “Ain’t It Funny”

Midas.Gold For What’s Its Worth EP

We’ve been covering Brisbane rapper Midas.Gold for a moment now. Knowing very early on that this rapper had the skill and flair to take the new wave into a completely different direction locally. Early last week Midas.Gold, released his highly anticipated EP For What’s Its Worth receiving high praise from critics and fans alike. After chasing the label itself for a little over a week, we were finally able to get our hands on the official album break down this morning. Midas.Gold has made a name for himself creating some of the dopest tracks this side of the hemisphere, and … Continue reading Midas.Gold For What’s Its Worth EP

Remi Substance Therapy

Melbourne-based REMI and musical collaborator Sensible J, recently shared their new single “Substance Therapy”, off their forthcoming album ‘Divas and Demons’ out September on House Of Beige. After a national tour last month in celebration of first LP single “For Good” featuring Sampa the Great, and a six-date run on touring festival Groovin the Moo, … Continue reading Remi Substance Therapy

Sonic Vibes Drops Massive Two Hour February Mixtape

Off the back of a crazy summer including a slot on the Beyond The Valley main stage alongside Kaytranada, Danny Brown, Allday and Ivan Ooze, Melbourne R&B/Hip Hop DJ Sonic Vibes has put together a huge 2 hour February mixtape. Full of crowd pleasers, with an ear for the latest in global R&B, the R.E.A.L Music member’s latest mix was given a preview during the crew’s recent Laundry Bar residency. A prominent name of the Melbourne Hip Hop Club Scene, Sonic Vibes can be seen regularly around town at venues including Trill and Watermelon Sundays, or weekly spinning tracks at … Continue reading Sonic Vibes Drops Massive Two Hour February Mixtape

Citizen Kay ‘Chosen’ feat. Benjamin Joseph (UV boi فوق بنفسجي Remix)

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)

Danny Brown Announces Second & Final Melbourne Show

Due to popular demand, Danny Brown – one of hip hop’s hottest acts and leading emcees – will play a second and final show at the Corner Hotel on Monday January 5, after selling out the originally announced headline show in Melbourne. Tickets for the 2nd Melbourne show are on sale now. Following the release of his critically acclaimed sophomore LP Old, Danny Brown now stands at the forefront of modern hip hop with his unique style and unmatched flow. Featuring massive collaborations with the likes of A$AP Rocky, Purity Ring & Schoolboy Q, Old was hailed as one of … Continue reading Danny Brown Announces Second & Final Melbourne Show

Citizen Kay Freedoom

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

Rustie Green Language Interactive Experience

To celebrate the release of Scottish producer Rustie’s second album ‘Green Language’, Warp have created an interactive generated world exploring game in collaboration with Hunter Loftis. Players are dropped into the world of Green Language with opening track ‘Workship’. The player can navigate the game, and on reaching each golden monument landmark will unlock a new level and reveal a new track. Jump up from the island of jungle ruins to the track ‘Up Down ft. D Double E’, go round in circles in the maze to the soundtrack of ‘Lost ft. Redinho’, then fly through the air with ‘Raptor’ … Continue reading Rustie Green Language Interactive Experience

Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown & Run The Jewels hit Australia

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

Danny Brown to Release ‘Old’ on October 8, 2013

After two solid years of universal acclaim and non-stop touring around the globe, Danny Brown jumps from “artist to watch” to undeniable icon with his magnum opus, Old, which will be released on October 8, 2013. This emotionally-charged concept album is an intoxicating mix of Danny at his most experimental AND most accessible, balancing hip-hop grit with electronic club sonics and much, much more. Featuring guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, Charli XCX, and more over production from the likes of A-Trak and Rustie, Old is a psychedelic portrait of rap’s most vital and exciting … Continue reading Danny Brown to Release ‘Old’ on October 8, 2013

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Deeper EP + Australian Tour

Following Thuggin and Shame this is the final 12-inch vinyl EP before Freddie Gibbs & Madlib release their collaborative album, Piñata. On the Deeper EP, Gibbs showcases the yin and yang of heartbreak and anger on the title track, in a lovelorn narrative that meshes perfectly with the weepy strings and insistent rhythm of Madlib’s beat. The B-Side, Harolds – exclusive to this EP – gives Gibbs a chance to ride some low down Beat Konducta-fueled funk in a nostalgic ode to the Chicago chicken-shack that served as the backdrop to many of his seminal life experiences. Piñata is scheduled for … Continue reading Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Deeper EP + Australian Tour

REMi – Get Some

New to the game but old to its’ ways, 21-year-old Melbourne lyricist Remi ‘REMi’ Kolawole exudes a unique style, rhythmic flow and an honest delivery. His semi tongue-in-cheek braggadocios style, by no means overshadows his lyrical abilities. Remi’s rapping persona is comfortable sitting amongst varying musical backdrops and tempos, and his singing voice is as smooth and catchy as the hooks he sings. Expertly balancing singing and rapping, Remi’s content is highly self referential, littered with pop-cultural tid bits and tales of a life equally footed in fantasy as it is reality. On the back of releasing two EP’s in 2011 (Childish and … Continue reading REMi – Get Some