OC (DITC) + Brad Strut Australian Tour

SimmerDown Productions are proud to announce the first ever Australian appearance of OC from the infamous Hip Hop crew D.I.T.C. SimmerDown have reached out to get arguably one of the underground’s finest MCs to Australia in February 2015. OC’s first album ‘Word…Life’ to his follow up Jewelz has established him as a foundation contributor of the New York Boom Bap sound. Not to mention his contribution to the DJ Premier produced classic Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers which also featured Masta Ace, Chubb Rock and Jeru the Damaja. In 2012, OC joined forces with a true school Detroit producer Apollo … Continue reading OC (DITC) + Brad Strut Australian Tour

Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Matt Van Rooy is proud to announce The Alliance Tour featuring Fluent Form, Mata & Must, One Sixth, Maundz, Discourse, Deece, Dialect & Despair and Social Change. A line-up of this calibre is rarely seen in this magnitude, when it consists of some of the countries brightest and most well respected artists, all on one bill for multiple dates nation wide. This is a one-of-a-kind, special event sure to leave a lasting impression on punters, and go down in local hip hop history as a first of it’s kind. Having already hit Sydney on Saturday night, plus a massive 5 dates … Continue reading Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Dialect & Despair – Self Evident

This is the first promotional drop from Adelaide’s Dialect & Despair as they gear up to release a follow up to their highly successful underground classic The Vortex. OC of DITC drops the name of the new album for the very first time, Self Evident.  The clip was shot while D&D visited NYC for a month. Stay tuned for more details as they are released. Dialect also appeared on No Ideas Original Radio Show with DJ Enyoutee, Joe Gibbs & Antidote while in New York for a chat about Hip Hop, the new album plus some live freestyles. You can check that one out here. Dialect … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – Self Evident

Homegrown 2 – Adelaide (Oct. 21)

HQ’s celebration of the local hip hop scene returns with a line up featuring some of Australia’s finest. The event will also see the return to Adelaide for hip hop legends Def Wish Cast. Def Wish Cast return with the banger Dun Proppa, the first single from their upcoming album Evolution Machine. Also featuring on the night are Sydney’s Horrorshow, and Adelaide’s Dialect & Despair. The Tongue, who is currently on his national The Sextape tour will also be in Adelaide to share his sexual secrets on stage. Jjoining this already massive line up is none other than your rappers favourite rapper Mantra, who … Continue reading Homegrown 2 – Adelaide (Oct. 21)

Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Premiere Entertainment are pleased to announce the line up for a new series of  hip hop shows beginning at this years Adelaide Fringe Festival. This all local talent show brings together many of the heavyweights within Hip Hop in South Australia. SUMMER JAM 2011, will feature live performances by, Rhyse Marks – Beatboxing, DJ Sanchez, Social Change, DJ Motion, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair and more. This massive night will be hosted by none other than K21. Tickets for’ SUMMER JAM 2011 are on sale now thru, Fringtix.. $25 plus booking fee. SUMMER JAM 2011 will be … Continue reading Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Dialect Interview: The Vortex, Vinyl & Video Clips

aahh catches up with one of the hottest emcees in the country right now, emcee Dialect from Dialect & Despair. In the interview we talk all things Vortex related, digging, technology and how it affects our hip hop world plus much much more. Check it out. aahh: The Vortex has been out for a few months now and has been dubbed by many as one of the top albums of 2010, you’ve also toured and dropped two killer film clips. Can 2011 beat that? Dialect: We’ll have to wait and see! We are not out to rush anything we produce. … Continue reading Dialect Interview: The Vortex, Vinyl & Video Clips

allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Motion

Motion’s involvement in hip-hop began when he hit the scene as a B-boy in 2000. Once realising his skills in freestyling and lyricism, he entered the battle circuit and won virtually every battle held in Adelaide over a 2 year period, winning SA’s MC Battle For Supremacy and ending up as a runner up nationally in 2005. Motion is a part of Adelaide favourites Adroit Effusive, an 8 man crew that has been active since the early 2000s. He released a demo with fellow Adroit member Bornski called Introducing in 2003, and Adroit soon followed up by releasing the 2 … Continue reading allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Motion

Dialects Top Ten Tracks For 2010

Emcee Dialect has had a massive 2010. Teaming up with producer Despair the two hip hop dynamos tore 2010 up with the stunning release of their album The Vortex.  Dialect takes some time out to delve into the year that was, with a in depth round-up of his top ten tracks for 2010. Trem- Omega Man One the most anticipated releases in Australian Hip Hop history, this is the first single ‘Omega Man’ off Trem’s forthcoming album ‘For the Term of His Natural Life’. With Melbourne king Prowla on the beat and cuts and Trem delivering two outstanding verses, proving … Continue reading Dialects Top Ten Tracks For 2010

Dialect & Despair – Games Wired [Film Clip]

This is the second film clip from Dialects & Despair’s album The Vortex. Available from JB HI FI, iTunes and all good record stores.  For a long time Dialect has been earmarked as one of the most talented hip hop emcees in this country, now, with producer Despair, that talent has shone on The Vortex, slated as one of the top hip hop album releases in 2010. The Adelaide producer and emcee are on the same wavelength to produce intelligent hip hop that respects their culture while pushing their scene. Director – Nima Nabili Rad Editor – Daniel Principe Producers … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – Games Wired [Film Clip]

6 on the St | Episode 5 | Dialect & Despair

Dialect & Despair – The Vortex Review 6 on the St is a film project that takes an intimate look at 12 Adelaide artists in a series of six-minute documentaries. Next guest in the line-up of local talent: Dialect & Despair Dialect began rhyming at the tender age of 12, inspired by his eldest brothers collection of classic 80’s/90’s era Hip Hop. Entering his first freestyle battle at the age of 13 Dialect took it out and went on to win countless more battles making him a force to be reckoned with on the mic at an early age. Well … Continue reading 6 on the St | Episode 5 | Dialect & Despair

Dialect & Despair – The Vortex Album Launch (ADL)

Dialect & Despair Album Launch Saturday August 7 – Rocket Bar Adelaide. Door sales only, $10 before 11pm, $15 after 11pm. Doors open at 9. Lineup: Dialect & Despair Social Change Motion Alter Reign Special surprise international guest After supporting some of the biggest names in hip hop, the guys have decided to put together a little launch party for the new album, The Vortex (out now on UKNOWHO Records), along with some of their friends who happen to be featured on the album, not to mention a surprise international guest. The Vortex has been receiving great reviews from Triple … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – The Vortex Album Launch (ADL)

A Sight For Sore Eyes – SA Charity Gig

This show will see one of the biggest line-ups of Adelaide Hip Hop in the past 5 years, donating their time and energy to support and raise much needed funds for the Royal Society for the Blinds Children and Youth Services. Get behind this great cause and show your support by parting with a lousy $10 to see some of Adelaide’s finest and help some vision impaired kids to live a better life. This is a daytime gig, so come and have some drinks and chill in the Electric Light Hotels Beer Garden. Doors open @ 1PM The day consists … Continue reading A Sight For Sore Eyes – SA Charity Gig