P. Smurf – Smurf Village

As a founding member of Daily Meds, Reverse Polarities, Big Village and Sketch the Rhyme, P.Smurf has been mastering his craft for over 8 years. He has now decided to present audiences with his first solo effort in the form of the Smurf Village mixtape. P.Smurf’s rapid flows, work ethic and easy going personality have made him one of the most recognisable artists in the Sydney hip hop scene. P.Smurf’s persona is relatable yet avoids becoming shallow allowing him to swing easily between comedy, satire and political themes. ‘Smurf Village‘ features a myriad of guests from Sydney’s hip hop community and serves as a … Continue reading P. Smurf – Smurf Village

Hyjak – Straight Jak

Sydney MC Hyjak is best known for his earlier work with his Obese Records signed group, Hyjak N Torcha and for some of the most memorable local battles seen in the 90’s. With his diverse sound that showcases a Sydney street influence from the graffiti writers he grew up with, Hyjak has managed to cement his name amongst the greats of the local scene.  Already in his illustrious career he has performed with the likes of Xzibit, Mobb Deep, Gang Starr, Lord Finesse, Murs, De La Soul and Hilltop Hoods. Hyjak is still a very busy man, appearing on Kerser’s – The Nebulizer release last year … Continue reading Hyjak – Straight Jak

The Morning Sun EP – Herb

The Morning Sun EP Late last year Herb approached old friend Ivan Lisyak to help him produce an EP. This led to the creation of The Morning Sun EP, a five track journey through life in Herb’s home town of the Blue Mountains and current home Sydney. The EP was recorded at Fames’ The Bank Studios in Haymarket and mixed in Ivans’ bedroom in Glebe and mastered by Adam at Sonamax Studios, also in Glebe. Around the time of recording the EP, Herb entered a competition held by Sydney’s LookUp Crew called the Leg-Up. There were about 20 acts involved … Continue reading The Morning Sun EP – Herb

allaussie hip hop’s spotlight on: Herb (The Morning Sun EP Out Now)

Herb has loose lips. So much so, that he finds it difficult drinking from most glasses. This might be seen as a weakness to some, and for Herb it’s been both a blessing and a curse. Never one to hold his tongue as a little tacker, Herb would often find himself spending days at a time in the school corridor, nicking toys from friends school bags and making up his own stories with the characters. Herb started taking an interest in music early on and began a love/hate relationship with various musical instruments before finally settling on the bass guitar … Continue reading allaussie hip hop’s spotlight on: Herb (The Morning Sun EP Out Now)