Runforyourlife wins 2012 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Emerging Hip Hop group Runforyourlife has been announced as the winner of the Hilltop Hoods Initiative for 2012. With the support of the Hilltop Hoods and the Australian Performing Right Association (APRA|AMCOS), Runforyourlife has won a kick-start to their career, with $10,000 going towards the release and promotion of their first solo album. MC Suffa of Hilltop Hoods said, “Thanks to APRA and our judging team Hau, Raph, Nish and Ran-Dee, they do a great job every year. Congratulations to the Hip Hop/Soul collective Runforyourlife, they make some great music and are very deserving recipients.” As part of the prize package, … Continue reading Runforyourlife wins 2012 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

allaussie spotlight on: DJ Wasabi

To Australian hip-hop, dnb and dubstep heads, DJ Wasabi needs no introduction. The 25-year old turntablist, DJ, producer and youth mentor has amassed quite a reputation and following throughout his 13 years behind the decks. Long considered one of the pioneers of the Melbourne urban scene, Wasabi holds down three separate weekly club residencies, national tours, youth mentor programs and is the head engineer at Tetris Sound Studios in Brunswick. Wasabi’s much sought after DJ skills have landed him gigs djing for Kool Kieth earlier this year and supports for Redman & Method Man, Jean Grae, Talib Kwali, Scribe, DJ … Continue reading allaussie spotlight on: DJ Wasabi