Stalkz – Ars Poetica

Stalkz returns to the hip hop scene with his 2013 release Ars Poetica. An 8 track mixtape featuring production from electronic giants such as Bonobo, Pretty Lights, Synkro, Mux Mool and Kelpe. The lyrics to the songs all are true stories about situations experienced by Stalkz and close friends of his, and all the tracks are presented in a uniquely poetic format. This isn’t your average mixtape, from your first listen you’ll notice the care and length gone to, to create original and interesting music. Its honest and relentless. Additional vocals are added by Gold Coast singer/songwriters Ella Fence, Karl … Continue reading Stalkz – Ars Poetica

Fortay – Living Proof

Living Proof is Fortay’s highly anticipated 2nd official studio release. Fortay is one of the few local rappers to convey an authentic view on the balance between the glamour of street life and its harsh realities. Fortay is joined on the album by Kerser, The Hed UBD, 2furious, Emily Blake, Candice Rhind and U.S Heavyweight Snoop Dogg promising an album full of substance and originality yet seen in Australian rap. Be sure to check out the latest episode of The Fort Nightly Report, which features Kerser. Track Listing: Living Proof On My Biznuss Syncity – Feat. Candice Rhind No Pain No … Continue reading Fortay – Living Proof

Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest 2013 National Tour DVD

Produced by Full Clip, Australia’s leading hip hop production company, the Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest 2013 National Tour DVD will give an insight into Kerser’s life, allowing fans to see a more personal side to the emcee. Including bonus features as well as footage from brother Rates and hype man Jaydee, the No Rest for the Sickest National Tour DVD will be available from JB Hi-Fi and independent record stores throughout Australia, with limited signed copies available. Kerser first earned notoriety in his home suburb of Campbelltown as a battle emcee. After a high profile battle with ARIA … Continue reading Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest 2013 National Tour DVD

Rates New album out now + ‘We Here Now’ Tour

Destroy & Rebuild is the debut album from Australia’s most talked about new emcee; Rates. The LP contains complete generosity of self as Rates uncovers his innermost thoughts and experiences. The turbulent past few years of his life have seen him in and out of psych wards, and through numerous run in’s with the law. But through all the hardship, the most fulfilling aspect to Destroy & Rebuild is Rates’ resilience, his refusal to give up. It’s not hard to see why this artist has such a loyal and thankful fan base. The album boasts solid features including Sydney’s king Kerser, crazily … Continue reading Rates New album out now + ‘We Here Now’ Tour

Rates – Destroy And Rebuild

Destroy and Rebuild is the debut album from one of Sydney’s most thought provoking lyricist. The talented rhymster’s debut release provides an insight into a dark world constructed within the walls of a racing mind. Providing an intriguing introduction, How Sick, produced by Nebs, gives listeners the perfect introduction to a story which shaped both he and brother Kerser’s success. Anotha Day Anotha Dolla displays the skill and creative abilities of this south west Sydney MC. From here one can’t help but feel totally emerged and somewhat hypnotized by a roller coaster of emotions. Rates explains his life and the turbulent … Continue reading Rates – Destroy And Rebuild

Interview: Fraksha – Bars, Beats & Bangers

Earning his stripes in the UK’s underground live circuit, Fraksha has proven himself to be one of the UK’s finest MC’s. As a founding member of the UK outfit Nine High, Fraksha spent time honing his craft and sold out two mixtapes, a testament to his tenure in the UK scene. Fraksha now presents his debut full length player, My Way, and it’s out now. aahh: Was the title for the LP ‘My Way’ an obvious choice? Fraksha: Yeah pretty much it was. I had a couple of different working titles while I was recording, but towards the end while I was listening back to tracks, … Continue reading Interview: Fraksha – Bars, Beats & Bangers

Sarm: Self Titled Debut Album, Out Now!

Presenting the self-titled debut album from Sarm of the acclaimed Sydney duo That’s Them. Featuring guest spots from undisputed kings Kerser, Rates, Fraksha, Tornts, Dialectrix and Rinse (Bingethinkers), with production by Nebs, the album burns its way across your ears the same way the intense orange of the 6 panel digipack sizzles across your retina. Never one for the same old humdrum, Sarm contrasts the sharp grime style of Fraksha with the mellow flow of Dialectrix, and the snappy bravado of tracks like I’ll Abuse You For Fun with the devastatingly honest When You Hear This. Out now through LookUp & Obese Distribution, Sarm … Continue reading Sarm: Self Titled Debut Album, Out Now!

Rates – Destroy & Rebuild

Much could be said about Rates… an artist, a musician, a good humble guy, or a raging lunatic… either way, he is fast making an impression on the rap scene. Older brother to one of Australia’s most promising and talented artists Kerser and best mate to Jay Dee. Rates is well known for describing this lifestyle and often giving good advice to kids and people in the same situation. This fact is evident on I Rap Because, simply stating why he chose this life and provoking quite alot of thought along the way. Rates has toured all over the country … Continue reading Rates – Destroy & Rebuild

Kerser & Rates: We Here Now Regional Tour

Following the success of Kerser’s No Rest For The Sickest Tour earlier this year, the infamous emcee hits the road for the second time in 2013 due to popular demand, accompanied by brother Rates and hype man Jay Dee. The Kerser and Rates – We Here Now Regional Tour kicks off on the 5th of June in NSW, the tour will make its way around regional Australia throughout June and July. On top of Kerser and Rates having just released their single We Here Now together (now available on iTunes), Rates is also due to release his debut album Rebuild & Destroy later … Continue reading Kerser & Rates: We Here Now Regional Tour

Obese TV – Episode 3

The third full length episode of Obese TV is here. Obese TV aims to feature dope new segments such as ‘New Releases’, ‘Classics’, ‘Obese Retail’, ‘Spotlight’, ‘Backstage Pass’ and more. Each episode of Obese TV will be hosted by a different member of the scene. In Episode 3 of Obese TV, we see features from Kerser and Rates, Catch Wreck with Lazy Grey, Jake Biz and DJ DCIDE. Plus chats with Geko, and community radio’s Adrian Basso (PBS), Stewart Farrell (RRR), as well as publicist Sam Cameron (Beatbroker).    If that wasn’t enough already, take a look at the new Obese Records Frankston store opening! Obese Records  ||  Youtube  ||  Twitter  ||  Facebook Continue reading Obese TV – Episode 3

Kerser – ‘We Here Now’ feat. Rates

Kerser returns in 2013, this time teaming up with brother and best mate, Rates for We Here Now. Having dropped last Sunday 24th March, the stand alone single is now available on iTunes as a digital 3 track package, including radio edit, instrumental and accapella. This past year has been intense for the Campbelltown emcee. With increased notoriety, Kerser has endured the biggest transition of his life, not to mention the most isolating. We Here Now is a rags-to-riches tale, contrasting between an optimistic present and days survived. On writing and performing with Rates: “It’s the best ay. ‘Cause he’s my brother, but … Continue reading Kerser – ‘We Here Now’ feat. Rates

Sarm

Presenting the self titled debut album from Sarm of the acclaimed Sydney duo That’s Them. Featuring guest spots from undisputed kings Kerser, Rates, Fraksha, Tornts, Dialectrix and Rinse (Bingethinkers), with production by Nebs, the album burns its way across your ears the same way the intense orange of the 6 panel digipack sizzles across your retina. Combining the futuristic, angular production of Nebs with the characteristic hip hop and grime flavoured flow of Sarm, this will be yet another hotly debated and passionately devoured release featuring the new sound shouldering its way out of Sydney’s West. Nebs‘ electro disco influenced … Continue reading Sarm

Obese Records – Frankston Store Opening

Obese Records, Australia’s first hip hop label, was established in 1995 as a small record store originally named OB’s. After the business was bought and renamed by Tirren Staaf (Pegz) in 2002, the label was created as an outlet for the distribution of Australian hip-hop. Melbourne’s emcee Reason with his album Solid, was the first release on the label, closely followed by the scene-defining Culture of Kings and Obesecity compilations. Over the course of its twelve years, Obese Records has seen success stories such as Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Drapht, Illy, release award winning albums, play to crowds of … Continue reading Obese Records – Frankston Store Opening

Interview: Alex Williamson (The Loosest Aussie Bloke Ever)

If you don’t know the name by now, you need to check yourself cunt. Alex Williamson aka The Loosest Aussie Bloke Ever is taking not only the internet by storm, but also carving his way to becoming one of Australia’s most in demand stand up comics. With upcoming shows at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and also The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Alex’s loose brand of comedy is proving to be a juggernaut.   aahh: With over 25 million views on YouTube and over 150,000 subscribers, it’s hard to imagine YouTube without your video’s. What has it been like becoming a famous face on … Continue reading Interview: Alex Williamson (The Loosest Aussie Bloke Ever)

Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest Tour

Kerser, the now infamous champion of the Australian underground, is back with his second album No Rest For The Sickest. Joining forces with production don Nebs once again, the symbiotic duo continues to strengthen their unique sound, one which has taken the country by storm. With less than one year between releases, Kerser’s debut effort The Nebulizer ran down the gates of convention, and in its wake generated a new sub culture captained by the brazen emcee. Thousands now hang on his every facebook update and wait anxiously for his next YouTube clip. Defiant, his music remains untainted by the … Continue reading Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest Tour

Dj Skae’s Guest List 2

DJ Skae is back again with his third compilation album, DJ Skae’s Guestlist 2. Showcasing artists from Sydney’s Hip Hop scene Skae has hand picked some Australia’s finest artists to feature on this compilation. These include Kerser, Sky’ High and pioneers Def Wish Cast. Production is also handled by some of Sydney’s favourite producers including DJ A$K, Nebs and B-Don. The limited run of physical copies comes with a free DVD with video clips from album and some bonus videos too. Track list: Booby Trap – Daily Meds Bacon & Eggs – Benji Catchin’ Z’s – Sleepwalkers Fortune 500 – Collective … Continue reading Dj Skae’s Guest List 2

Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest

Kerser, the now infamous champion of the Australian underground, is back with his second album No Rest For The Sickest. Joining forces with production don Nebs once again, the symbiotic duo continues to strengthen their unique sound, one which has taken the country by storm. With less than one year between releases, Kerser’s debut effort The Nebulizer ran down the gates of convention, and in its wake generated a new sub culture captained by the brazen emcee. Thousands now hang on his every tweet, facebook update, wait anxiously for his next YouTube clip. Defiant his music remained untainted by the … Continue reading Kerser – No Rest For The Sickest

Tycotic – The Weed Song

Since the release of his collaborative project The People Vs Tycotic (2006), which received spins from triple j and featured guest vocals from names like Phrase, Spit Syndicate and Torcha, Tycotic has become an unstoppable force in the scene, with his punchline heavy rhyme style and rock-solid all terrain flow. With a reputation for delivering an electric live show, Tycotic has toured Australia and landed support slots for the likes of Tech N9ne, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Bliss n Eso, 360, Drapht, Illy and Kerser, just to name a few. 2008 saw Tycotic release Conversation Domination distributed through MGM, and soon after embarked … Continue reading Tycotic – The Weed Song

Fraksha – My Way

Earning his stripes in the UK’s underground live circuit, Fraksha has proven himself to be one of the UK’s finest MC’s. Having shared the stage with artists like Skinnyman, Kano, Klashnekoff & Blak Twang as a founding member of the UK outfit Nine High, Fraksha spent time honing his craft and sold out two mixtapes, a testament to his tenure in the UK scene.   Opting to move to the greener pastures of Australia in 2006, after a previous visit in 2002/03, Fraksha hit the ground running, joining Aria Award winning Bliss N Eso on their sold out Get Loose … Continue reading Fraksha – My Way

Kerser – No Where To Go

No Where To Go is the new single, a raw, deep insight into the life behind the scenes of Sydney’s most infamous hip hop artist; Kerser. Taken from his highly anticipated upcoming album No Rest For The Sickest (out November 2nd), No Where To Go is available now for purchase via iTunes.  With classic Nebs production to assist in capturing the feeling and vibe, both soundtrack and lyrics blend into a transcendent track bound to make waves, Kerser fan or not! Facebook  ||  Twitter  ||  Purchase Continue reading Kerser – No Where To Go

Kerser – Stand Up

Having left a size 11 Nike imprint stomped on the face of local hip hop through the ground breaking Nebulizer album, Kerser is now ready to release the first single Stand Up off of the hotly anticipated album No Rest For The Sickest due out November 2012. The single Stand Up is a taste of what’s to come from an album which represents the many dark aspects of his life. With his live shows causing shock waves around the country, thanks to their menacing mix of rave, rap, electro, funk and r’n’b, and his new material revealing yet more of his … Continue reading Kerser – Stand Up

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

Kerser – Do The Kers Tour 2012

You can’t change who you are, but you can change who you’ll be. For 24-year old emcee Kerser, these words are set in stone. Born and raised in Campbelltown in the South West of famous Sydney, the city sights he witnessed while growing up weren’t exactly postcard perfect – just try taking some snaps round the streets of C-town after the sun sets and see what scenes develop. But in dark places people shine. Blazing up from the underground thanks to a potent mix of talent, determination and the guts to try something new, Kerser is the name on everyone’s … Continue reading Kerser – Do The Kers Tour 2012

Kerser – Nebulizer Tour 2012

You can’t change who you are, but you can change who you’ll be. For 24-year old emcee Kerser, these words are set in stone. Born and raised in Campbelltown in the South West of famous Sydney, the city sights he witnessed while growing up weren’t exactly postcard perfect – just try taking some snaps round the streets of C-town after the sun sets and see what scenes develop. But in dark places people shine. Blazing up from the underground thanks to a potent mix of talent, determination and the guts to try something new, Kerser is the name on everyone’s … Continue reading Kerser – Nebulizer Tour 2012

Down Under Grime Vol. 1

50/50 is pleased to present Down Under Grime Vol.1. Selected and mixed by Family Tree’s DJ Complex this features previously released as well as unreleased tracks and highlights by some of the strongest grime production and MC’ing coming out of Australia. Look out for Vol.2 coming very very shortly! You can find the track list below and download the mix by clicking on the little grey down arrow in the Soundcloud player. Track List 1. Spartan Riddim – Brinks / Nebs / Kerser 2. New Age – Arctic 3. Takeoff Freestyle – Fraksha / Fatty Phew 4. Magnum Riddim – … Continue reading Down Under Grime Vol. 1

360 Vs. Kerser

The biggest match up in Australian battle rap for 2011. Campbelltown’s Kerser goes toe to toe with Melbourne’s 360 to settle the hype between their two vocal fanbases. Will this battle decide the winner? The boys decided to let their fans argue it out, so comment, subscribe, share it with your friends, let us know who you thought won… Head over to the aahh Facebook Page to join the discussion. The battle was held at Laundry Bar by Grind Time Now Australia. Filmed and edited by Dands1. Kerser  ||  360  ||  Grind Time Now Australia Continue reading 360 Vs. Kerser

Kerser – The Nebulizer (Out Now)

Reigning champion of the notorious Got Beef? battles, achieving a staggering million plus YouTube views and selling more than 3000 copies of his two mixtapes comes Sydney’s cocky, charismatic MC Kerser. Joining forces with freakish beat-banging producer Nebs, Kerser has put together The Nebulizer, his keenly anticipated first album. You already know the story of a place like this – home invasions, drive-by shootings, stabbings, poverty, drugs, desperation, anger. It’s a place you turn your back on, a blight – a cancer on the otherwise smooth arse of the Emerald City. But while Sydney’s hip hop spotlight has been on the inner-city acts making a name … Continue reading Kerser – The Nebulizer (Out Now)

Kerser – The Nebulizer

Reigning champion of the notorious Got Beef? battles, achieving a staggering million plus YouTube views and selling more than 3000 copies of his two mixtapes comes Sydney’s cocky, charismatic MC Kerser. Joining forces with freakish beat-banging producer Nebs, Kerser has put together The Nebulizer, his keenly anticipated first album. You already know the story of a place like this – home invasions, drive-by shootings, stabbings, poverty, drugs, desperation, anger. It’s a place you turn your back on, a blight – a cancer on the otherwise smooth arse of the Emerald City. But while Sydney’s hip hop spotlight has been on the … Continue reading Kerser – The Nebulizer

Got Beef? – War Of The Worlds Pt. 1

Got Beef? is one of Australia’s most viewed rap battle league, and considered by many to be the best! Established in March of 2010, Got Beef? has already seen an array of international guests, and is increasingly doing bigger things for the Hip Hop scene in Australia. Got Beef? has brought high calibre MC’s such as 360 (AUS), Anecdote (AUS), Justice (AUS), The Saurus (USA), Madness (USA), Dirtbag Dan (USA), NoCanDo (USA), FLO (USA), and many more to compete together. Providing the fans with a sense of worldwide competition as we have also had guests from the UK, and Canada perform … Continue reading Got Beef? – War Of The Worlds Pt. 1

Thats Them – The G-Up [Download Available]

It’s here! The G Up is That’s Them’s new full-length release, a collection of seventeen heavy tracks showcasing their new brand of sound. With Nebs at the helm of production throughout it’s entirety, The G Up sees That’s Them bashing up genres such as grime, hip-hop and dubstep to create The G Up sound. A follow up to their 2009 LP Stay Up, the album contains collaborations with the likes of Kerser, Leanne Russo, Rinse (Bingethinkers) Anthony “Rats” McCarthy, Swarmy, Smash Brothers, Scott Burns, DJ Dephy and DJ Mathmatics. Download the album here now for free, and catch That’s Them … Continue reading Thats Them – The G-Up [Download Available]