Come Together 2013

Celebrating its very special 10th anniversary in what is sure to be a night of epic proportions, we are excited to announce that Come Together – the massive all-Aussie hip-hop bash will take place in the Big Top at Luna Park, this Queen’s Birthday long weekend. This year’s stellar line-up of local hip-hop leaders are ready to blow the roof off and be seen as they should be – loud, proud and in your face. Introducing a man who should need no introduction, with four albums, an ARIA award for Best Urban Release and countless sold-out national tours and festival … Continue reading Come Together 2013

LookUp presents Re-Up 2

The 2nd Annual ReUP Festival returns…one massive day of hip hop performances, battles and assorted goodness. Full line up includes: Thundamentals, Def Wish Cast, Dialextrix, That’s Them, Swarmy, Class A & Nikkita, Dialy Meds. LC Beats plus Rivals beatbox session. Two-Up hosted by Ozi Batla. DJ’s PSYKEone, Ology, 2Buck and Mathmatics Battles: Beatfighter beatmakers battle Black Book marker battle Feeding Time emcee battle Hosted by DJ Mathmatics and Scott Burns. This will all happen on Anzac Day, April 25. Tickets onsale tomorrow. (March 16) In other LookUp related news, last Friday Scott Burns stated that “If the Dragons win tonight, … Continue reading LookUp presents Re-Up 2

M-Phazes & Gully Platoon Double Album Launch Melbourne

Bringing you one of Australian hip hop’s most anticipated nights, M-Phazes & Gully Platoon will launch their respective debut albums in a show that will boast an unprecedented array of guest appearances from some of the biggest names in the genre. Slated for March 27th at the Espy’s Gershwin Room, M-Phazes will launch his debut album, Good Gracious (named the Triple J ‘Feature Album’), featuring on-stage performances by Drapht, Phrase, Muph & Plutonic (w/ Candice Monique), Pegz, Illy, Delta, Dialectrix, Nine High, Mantra, 13th Son plus some very special guests. Gully Platoon (Pegz, Dialectrix, Joe New & DJ 2Buck) will … Continue reading M-Phazes & Gully Platoon Double Album Launch Melbourne

mdusu – new album + free mixtape

Hailing from Hobart – Australia’s southern-most capital city, mdusu (pronounced muh-DOO-soo) is one of Tasmania’s premier hip hop artists. Since his first live performance as an emcee in 2003, the MC/producer has built himself a reputation Australia-wide for quality recordings and raucous live shows, a feat which is all the more remarkable considering the isolation of his home town. In just a few short years, he has performed alongside acts such as De La Soul, Jurassic 5, Jungle Brothers, Z-Trip, Swollen Members, The Herd, Drapht, Funkoars, Muph & Plutonic etc. and can even lay claim to having shared a stage … Continue reading mdusu – new album + free mixtape

Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne

Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne have released the new video for the song Where Did We Go Wrong. Directed by the Artifact Collective (Dialectrix, Astronomy Class, Gully Platoon), the video features the song’s plotline played out in reverse as both Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne share the story in real time. You can now check out the video below. The song is the first released from the much anticipated sophomore full length album from acclaimed Sydney producer Chasm, who has teamed up with Melbourne-based singer Vida-Sunshyne for the collaborative soul/reggae/hip hop album Move. Featuring guest spots from UK artist Million Dan, Damajah, and Mantra, … Continue reading Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne

Mantra confirmed as Obese Records latest!

Obese Records is proud to announce the signing of Melbourne’s Mantra to the family. Mantra is known for his pivotal role as part of local outfit Illzilla, whose 2008 debut full length Wasteland, received both critical and commercial reception (the single “Cut Feet” featured prominently on Triple J). Now part of the new breed of Obese Records artist, Mantra will release Power of the Spoken in early 2010 and will join young artists like Illy, Skryptcha, Dialectrix, Thundamentals, and Spit Syndicate in bringing Australian hip hop forward in the years to come. Obese Records owner and artist Pegz has said … Continue reading Mantra confirmed as Obese Records latest!

Thundamentals – Move It Up

Explosive Blue Mountains crew Thundamentals are debuting their brand new single Move It Up on August 28th @ Club77 in Sydney. This infectious song is the first single to drop from their anticipated debut full length album Sleeping On Your Style (due September 18th). After the success of their 2008 self titled EP, Thundamentals embarked on tours across the country playing shows with Pegz, Spit Syndicate and Dialectrix before embarking on a massive 2009 tour with Astronomy Class. Sleeping On Your Style was produced by Thundamentals’ own DJ Morgs and Tommy Fiasko. Sleeping On Your Style was produced by Thundamentals’ … Continue reading Thundamentals – Move It Up