Jaytee – Cold Blue EP

Jaytee is an in-demand DJ, with club residencies catering to all genres of music. Jaytee’s great gift is a wide knowledge of pop culture and a finely-tuned ear to the pulse of the dancefloor, knowing intimately what the crowd wants, while also dropping unexpected selections that give his sets true personality. He’s spun sets alongside Yelawolf, Hilltop Hoods, Ice Cube and Diplo — while also performing at Homebake, Groovin the Moo, Field Day and the Big Day Out. His production has appeared on Hilltop Hoods most recent album Drinking From The Sun (platinum sales); as well as Briggs, Funkoars and … Continue reading Jaytee – Cold Blue EP

The Last Kinection – ‘Nutches’ Deluxe Version

Elefant Traks is proud to be reissuing a deluxe version of The Last Kinection’s – Nutches album for NAIDOC Week. Dubbed a ‘classic’ by the ABC it contains the beautiful single Balooraman and crowd favourites including Black & Deadly and Commercial Radio featuring Urthboy. The deluxe version has been beautifully repackaged with new artwork and includes four previously unreleased remixes. The Last Kinection are made up of brother and sister Weno (vocals/producer) and Nay (vocals), belonging to the Kabbi Kabbi people of South East Queensland as well as DJ and producer Jaytee. They’ve already achieved an impressive tally of five … Continue reading The Last Kinection – ‘Nutches’ Deluxe Version

Yung Warriors – Standing Strong

Introducing Yung Warriors, Australia’s fastest rising Indigenous hip hop outfit. Fresh off the back of dates with American Hip Hop heavyweights D12 and recent US showcase’s in NY & LA, Yung Warriors have just announced the release of their second album Standing Strong, in stores now through Payback Records / Shock. Yung Warriors is brothers Tjiimba and D Boy. Together they’ve supported the likes of Akon, 50 Cent, The Game and Outlawz, whilst maintaining a regular presence in their hometown of Melbourne. With the albums lead single (and title track) already added to triple j rotation, and national tour dates … Continue reading Yung Warriors – Standing Strong

The Last Kinection – Next Of Kin: New Video Clip ‘Are We There Yet?’

The Last Kinection have created one of the most positively energetic records of 2011, the confronting; the passionate; the inspiring Next Of Kin. Fiercely proud of their culture and history, The Last Kinection are extraordinary: uncompromising in their worldview, but with optimism and an outstretched hand. From the self-assured Find A Way (‘Ngai Wudhim Marigurim Ngai Yirinbu: I am afraid but I’m still strong’); to the commanding Together (‘If you could only spend a day in my shoes, maybe then we could talk, maybe then we could walk together’), Next of Kin is strikingly insightful. It’s the second album from the trio … Continue reading The Last Kinection – Next Of Kin: New Video Clip ‘Are We There Yet?’

The Last Kinection win two ‘Deadlys’ and release new track ‘Are We There Yet?’

No strangers to the music industry, The Last Kinection have had significant success and experience for years before the group formed. Naomi (MC Nay) was one half of R&B Pop group Shakaya and signed with a major multinational label at the age of 16, quickly climbing the ARIA charts and selling platinum singles and a debut album.  Joel Wenitong (Weno) and Jacob Turier (Jaytee) were on the rise as part of the infectious group Local Knowledge (Music Oz’ Best Indigenous Artist in 2005; Best Group in the 2005 Deadly Awards) before it folded. Disheartened and frustrated, all three quickly moved on to form The Last Kinection, … Continue reading The Last Kinection win two ‘Deadlys’ and release new track ‘Are We There Yet?’