DJ Khaled returns with his brand new single ‘Top Off’ feat. JAY Z, Future & B

New Album Father Of Asahd Coming 2018 Executive Produced By His Son Asahd Tuck Khaled Surprising millions everywhere and the industry at large, the GRAMMY® nominated multiplatinum artist, music industry visionary, innovative influencer, mogul and mega-producer just dropped this new … Continue reading DJ Khaled returns with his brand new single ‘Top Off’ feat. JAY Z, Future & B

Songwriters behind hits for Eminem & 50 Cent collaborate with Australian talent

Top international songwriters hit Sydney for SongHubs APRA AMCOS is playing musical matchmaker in Sydney this week by bringing together big name international songwriters and top local talents. The SongHubs Trans-Tasman songwriting camp kicked off yesterday at Forbes Street Studios and has been curated by Auckland-based producer and long-time Manic Street Preachers collaborator Greg Haver. Credit: APRA AMCOS/Belinda Dipalo On the international front, Haver is joined by superproducer Mike Elizondo, co-writer of hits including Eminem’s The Real Slim Shady, 50 Cent’s In Da Club and Carrie Underwood’s Cowboy Casanova. Elizondo’s diverse talents have also seen him work with Jay Z, … Continue reading Songwriters behind hits for Eminem & 50 Cent collaborate with Australian talent

The Game New Video And Album Cover Revealed

‘Blood Moon – Year Of The Wolf’ will release 17th October 2014. The Game is one of the true superstars of rap music, sharing hip hop notoriety with 50 Cent, Jay Z, Jeezy and Rick Ross and has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. In addition to being a recording star, The Game has become a TV personality as well, starring in Marrying The Game which has garnered a huge social media following. Watch the video for the first single from the album ‘Bigger Than Me’ here.  Official  ||  Facebook  ||  Twitter Continue reading The Game New Video And Album Cover Revealed

The Game Blood Moon – The Year Of The Wolf

The Game is one of the true superstars of rap music, sharing hip hop notoriety with 50 Cent, Jay Z, Jeezy and Rick Ross and has In addition to being a recording star, The Game has become a TV personality as well, starring in Marrying The Game which sold over 20 million albums worldwide and has garnered a huge social media following. The album cover art and video clip for ‘Or Nah’ will be available at the end of August. Blood Moon – The Year Of The Wolf – Track Listing Bigger Than Me, Produced By Jordan Mosley Or Nah, Produced By Dj … Continue reading The Game Blood Moon – The Year Of The Wolf

adidas and Foot Locker bring Brooklyn to Australia with an exclusive party

To celebrate the launch of the Brooklyn Nets range to Foot Locker yesterday, adidas and Foot Locker have joined forces to bring bring New York turntablist, DJ Neil Armstrong to Australia. Playing two exclusive adidas x Foot Locker parties in November, … Continue reading adidas and Foot Locker bring Brooklyn to Australia with an exclusive party

Australian directs new Just Blaze & Baauer ‘Higher’ short film

Higher is the debut collaborative single by heavily respected Hip Hop/R&B producer Just Blaze (Jay Z, Kanye West, Eminem, Usher) and rising DJ/producer/wonderkid Baauer (of #1 Global Dance Smash Harlem Shake fame), with vocals supplied by none other than Jay Z. The clip (short film) is a must see – directed by Australian born, US based Nabil, it’s incredible and well worth the 6 minute investment. Continue reading Australian directs new Just Blaze & Baauer ‘Higher’ short film

The Great Gatsby – OST

Drawing on his unique and unrivalled position in popular culture, Jay Z (with collaborator and the film’s executive music consultant Jeymes Samuel) has worked with Luhrmann and his team on the project over the past two years, translating the Jazz Age sensibility of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel into the musical equivalents of our own times, through the blending of hip-hop, traditional jazz and other contemporary musical textures. Luhrmann stated, “F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel is peppered with contemporary music references specific to the story’s setting of 1922. While we acknowledge, as Fitzgerald phrased it, ‘the Jazz Age,’ and this is the … Continue reading The Great Gatsby – OST

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

Syntax – The Musical

Early on in your rap career you were one third of Queensland mainstays Trace Elements –  featuring hip-hop producer  M-Phazes and also emcee Tactic One. Tell us a bit about how that crew came together? Myself and Tactic One were friends in high school, and we met M-Phazes through a mutual friend called Lee who worked at a local record store. He had heard about myself and Tactic through the grapevine and wanted to know if we were interested in meeting his friend M-Phazes. Being new to the whole music thing we were totally interested, and Lee played us a … Continue reading Syntax – The Musical

Urthboy takes tour to Europe

Urthboy will be performing a special intimate show in Sydney on June 19 before departing on his first European tour. It’s going down at the tiny Sandringham Hotel in Newtown with special guests. Urthboy heads to Europe in July playing at Open Air festival in Switzerland (Jay-Z, Eminem, Nas & Damien ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley) and Splash! Festival in Germany (Wu-Tang Clan, Missy Elliot). Club dates include three shows supporting Brother Ali in Germany and a headline show in London with label-mates Hermitude. Tix are extremely limited for this send-off show at the Sando. First in first served. Urthboy feat. Elgusto … Continue reading Urthboy takes tour to Europe

Pokerbeats – Top 10 hottest tracks for 2009

Producer Pokerbeats (profile here), responsible for the killer beat on the Hilltop Hoods, State Of The Art track, She’s So Ugly has sent us the above pic of him receiving a nice little thank you in the post (something we’d love to have rock up in our mail box). Pokerbeats top 10 of 2009’s hottest tracks. 1. The Clipse – Kinda Like a Big Deal (feat. Kanye West) 2. Tyga – Cali Love 3. Jay – Z – DOA 4. Hilltop Hoods – Chase That Feeling 5. Royce da 5’9 – Gangsta 6. Slaughter House – One 7. Wale – … Continue reading Pokerbeats – Top 10 hottest tracks for 2009

Skryptcha’s Top 10 of 2009!

After a poor showing last year, it’s time to get some aussie hip hop in the Triple J Hottest 100 for 2009. Each week leading up to the countdown allaussie hip hop will provide you with a selected Australian artists  ‘Top 10’ of the year. To kick things off we have Skryptcha, the 22-year-old Sydney MC who released his Left To Write EP earlier in the year which featured hits like Food For Thought and a fav of ours Turtles. Here’s a bit on what Skryptcha had to say about his upcoming album titled ‘One Way’ due for release early 2010. Expect some … Continue reading Skryptcha’s Top 10 of 2009!

Hilltop Hoods guest Program Rage

For the last big week of AusMusic month, rage has invited aussie hip hop kings the Hilltop Hoods to guest program with a playlist including all their favs like Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, Sia, Jay-Z, Sigur Ros, Brother Ali, Jungle Brothers and great stories about first meeting their influences. The Hilltop Hoods are on rage from 10.00am Saturday morning on ABC1 (if you sleep in, never fear, you can catch the repeat on ABC2 at 5.00pm) then they are sticking around into the wee small hours with you starting from 11.25pm Saturday night on ABC1. The full program list is … Continue reading Hilltop Hoods guest Program Rage