Eloquor – Fire In The Belly

Inspiration is one of those things you can’t turn on and off it just comes to you when you least expect it…right? Well almost, you need that something else in you, that eternal fire in your belly waiting on that unexpected and inspirational spark to ignite it and when it’s lit you better run with it! For Eloquor – Fire in the Belly is exactly that, a sudden spark that ignited a concept. Jase Beathedz was working on a beat and the moment Eloquor heard it he knew he had to have it. Like a wildfire Eloquor moved fast. He penned … Continue reading Eloquor – Fire In The Belly

Rainman Announces ‘Darlin’ & National Launch Dates

Mention Rainman amongst the initiated and the respect attributed to his name is palatable. Recognised nationally as one of Queensland’s finest, Rainman’s list of collaborations, support slots and guest appearances reads like a who’s who of local hip hop. Rainman is poised to drop his second album Bigger Pictures, in stores Friday 4 May through Obese Distribution. The album sees Sammsonite return for the lion’s share of the production but also features some of Australia’s finest beat – smiths including the APRA and AIR Award winning, ARIA nominated Count Bounce, DJ Bonez, Mangohig (Sietta), Chasm, Cam Bluff and Calski. Guest MCs … Continue reading Rainman Announces ‘Darlin’ & National Launch Dates

Rainman – Darlin’ feat. Calski

Billed as ‘a watershed in local hip hop’, Rainman (Ray Bourne) has attracted some hefty praise since releasing his debut album Fire in the Belly. Rainman has been hailed as ‘Queensland’s best kept secret’ with ‘an eloquence for song-writing rarely seen in hip hop’. Descriptions of Rainman’s music are consistently praiseworthy. Rainman has appeared as a feature artist on the triple j Hip Hop Show and in Stealth Magazine/CD. His music was selected for the Rhythm and Poetry DVD – a documentary detailing the evolution of local hip hop.  Rainman has toured Australia’s major cities and regularly performs locally in … Continue reading Rainman – Darlin’ feat. Calski

The Optimen ‘The Out of Money Experience’ Album Launch with Rainman, Vegas Aces and Special Guests

Brisbane Sounds is pleased to announce the next showcase in their series of spin off events to showcase Brisbane’s diverse music artists. The Brisbane Sounds Hip-Hop showcase will take place at the Hi-Fi in West End on Saturday 9 October and will offer a tasty selection of Brisbane’s finest Aussie hip-hop artists that includes the amazing crew The Optimen launching The Out of Money Experience, the esteemed talents of Rainman and fresh newcomers Vegas Aces as well as more guest DJ’s that are yet to be announced. The Optimen The Optimen or The OPees to their friends have quickly become … Continue reading The Optimen ‘The Out of Money Experience’ Album Launch with Rainman, Vegas Aces and Special Guests