DJ JS-1 It Is What It Isn’t Is

DJ JS-1, the devoted Boom bap producer and scratch aficionado, unveils his sixth full length LP, It Is What It Isn’t, which is now available through his Ground Original imprint. The 21 track collection, includes guest appearances from several of the game’s veteran forces, such as, KRS-One, O.C, Ras Kass, The Artifacts, Buckshot, Ill Bill, and Erick Sermon, among others, to a slew of noteworthy newcomers, like Homeboy Sandman, Fashawn, Torae and Kyle Rapps, to name a few. Titled in counterstrike to the wave of new artists that use social media to falsely portray themselves, JS-1, who has built a … Continue reading DJ JS-1 It Is What It Isn’t Is

Nix & Master Ace She

Nix is an emcee of Chinese-Indonesian heritage. Born in Broken Hill and raised in the suburbs of North-West Sydney, Nix developed his love for hip-hop in high school and began to dabble in the art of rhyme not long after. During this time, Nix did not take his music too seriously and following high school he relocated to Canberra for university studies. It was not until completing his studies and commencing full-time work that he decided to focus on making music a priority. Nix’s music is a reflection of his everyday life. From the tough decisions we have to make … Continue reading Nix & Master Ace She

Pharoahe Monch feat. DJ Revolution Get Down (Prod. M-Phazes)

Coalmine Records is turning ten, and in celebration of their decade long run, they are pleased to roll out the promotional campaign for our long awaited compilation album, Unearthed. Set to be released as a double disc set on May 13th containing both a mixed version, arranged by DJ Revolution of The World Famous Wake Up Show, and an Untagged Deluxe Edition, which includes three bonus cuts, Unearthed, epitomises our commitment to delivering quality Hip-Hop. The tracklist serves as a who’s who of today’s independent Hip-Hop scene, packed with features from both veteran and burgeoning emcees such as Pharoahe Monch, Kool G Rap, … Continue reading Pharoahe Monch feat. DJ Revolution Get Down (Prod. M-Phazes)

P-Money – Gratitude Australasian Tour

With his new album Gratitude coming out on May 17, P-Money is pleased to announce a series of Australasian tour dates in celebration of the highly anticipated release.  Joined by Duck Down Music label mate David Dallas as well as special guests for shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, alongside Australian shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, P-Money is set to take Gratitude directly to the fans, while David Dallas will be previewing new material off his own forth-coming album. In the lead up to the May 17 album drop, P-Money has been releasing some of the album’s tracks for free on pmoneymusic.com with the latest single The … Continue reading P-Money – Gratitude Australasian Tour

P-Money – Gratitude

With the release of his highly anticipated new album Gratitude a month away, P-Money has revealed the album artwork and track listing, also announcing an all-star line-up of featured artists. Having recently signed a deal with Duck Down Music US, P-Money has made use of his label mates with Talib Kweli, Buckshot and Skyzoo all making an appearance on the album. You can also expect to hear from Havoc (of Mobb Deep), Freddie Gibbs, M.O.P., Fashawn, Roc Marciano, Nicole Wray, Jamall Bufford (formerly Buff1), STS, Monsta G, Blaison Maven and Pac Div. Bringing it back to God’s own, the album … Continue reading P-Money – Gratitude

P-Money: Break It Down feat. Freddie Gibbs & Fashawn

The string singles continues from, Auckland, New Zealand producer P-Money. Late last month we were treated to his first feature and the lead single off his U.S. debut album featuring Roc Marciano. This week we have the follow up to The Professional titled Break It Down feat. Freddie Gibbs & Fashawn.   With a string of platinum albums and number one singles to his credit, P-­Money has become a household name in New Zealand. Now he joins stable mate David Dallas as the latest Kiwi to sign a deal with the renowned New York based label that has distributed projects … Continue reading P-Money: Break It Down feat. Freddie Gibbs & Fashawn

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix and Brad Strut. Chasm approaches beats like a … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

Chasm – Smokey

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – Smokey

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer.  Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm’s highly anticpated LP release This Is How We Never Die is due  April 27th through Obese Records and features big names such as AG (DITC), Delta, Lazy Grey, Hau, Brad Strut, Guilty Simpson, Fashawn, Solo, Blak Twang, David Dallas and many more.  Chasm is one of the leading hip hop producers in Australia, signed to Obese Records for his solo work and to Elefant Traks for his work with his crew Astronomy Class featuring Ozi Batla and Sir Robbo. Having released 2 crew albums, Exit Strategy (2006) and Pursuit Of Happiness (2009) and 2 solo joints in the last … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Vegas Aces – Interview: Gambling, Gear & Generics

aahh: The history between Vegas Aces goes way back to the days when Cam was working with Publik Relationz and you (4th) were apart of Pure Product, are we right? 4th: Yeah, I started sourcing beats for the Pure Product album and got put in touch with Cam through Mr Hill and Seven (Publik Relationz) and was just blown away at his beats, even back then. At the time I think he was just 18 and had only just started making beats, so I knew he was going to be someone to watch out for. aahh: Fast forward to 2011. We … Continue reading Vegas Aces – Interview: Gambling, Gear & Generics