Kween G Speak Up Official Video

Kween G previously one half of KillaQueenz releases her brand new single Speak Up produced by Zde. Kween G (Kibone), was raised on a steady diet of African music and Reggae, but growing up with three older brothers she was introduced to the culture that would captivate her for life: Hip Hop. Kween G toured extensively throughout Australia on the festival and club circuit with Killaqueenz, and released the album Sistarhood through Central Station Records in 2009. In 2010, Marrickville Council voted her Young Citizen of the Year, a prestigious honour that rewarded the essential community work that Kween G undertakes. Working … Continue reading Kween G Speak Up Official Video

Kween G Speak Up

Kween G previously one half of KillaQueenz releases her brand new single Speak Up produced by Zde. Speak Up is a call for all people from all walks of life to speak up. It’s an uplifting song to encourage us get together as one people with one voice. It’s a reminder that we should get back to reality in this materialistic world and “be one with the sun, that’s the taste of freedom”. Speak Up is taken from Kween G’s debut solo album Out Of Exile coming soon. Kween G (Kibone) was born in Uganda, East Africa. Kween G’s father sought political asylum in Australia … Continue reading Kween G Speak Up

Oxfam Australia presents: 3 things’ Hip Hop Approach

3things, an initiative of Oxfam Australia, is back and joining forces with some of Australia’s best rappers, beat boxers, DJs, VJs and graphic artists, to create a hard-hitting hip hop event with a huge social conscience. It’s the Hip Hop Approach – a 3things event that gets Australian hip hop acts talking about their opinions and solutions to global poverty and injustice. Artists will jam on the 3things they can do to help change the world for the better, demonstrating the 3things philosophy – that we can change the world, 3things at a time. Across two cities, 3things’ Hip Hop … Continue reading Oxfam Australia presents: 3 things’ Hip Hop Approach

Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Richard Kingsmill from Triple J will countdown the Top 10 albums of the year voted by you on the final ever ‘2009’ on December 13. He will also be going through his Top 10 album list and maybe contacting you to talk about the albums you’ve loved from this year. To vote all you have to do is submit you selection online via the website below. To make it easier for everyone out there we have narrowed the list down to as many  ‘aussie hip hop’  releases only. Please note Chasm and Vida Sunshyne’s release Move is incorrectly labeled as … Continue reading Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Chasm + Vida Sunshyne ‘Move’ Album Launch

He is Chasm, Sydney-based producer-extraordinaire she is Melbourne-by-way-of-Ghana’s Vida-Sunshyne. Together they are an electric collaboration of musical talent; one half behind the boards, creating the template for a limitless sonic foundation. The other, centre stage; creating the connection between performer and listener. Come celebrate the launch of their album Move which traverses the global spectrum of Soul, Reggae and Hip Hop raising the bar for Australian music. Featuring Ozi Batla, Damajah, DJ‘s El Squire, Prince Valium & Sir Robbo Hosted by Kween G (KillaQueenz) The Details: Friday November 27 @ Melt 12 Kellett Street 10pm until the break of dawn, … Continue reading Chasm + Vida Sunshyne ‘Move’ Album Launch

(International Year Of) ASTRONOMY CLASS – Exit Strategy

Marking the International Year Of Astronomy with style: hip hop group Astronomy Class release their second album. The album sees producers Sir Robbo and Chasm build on their signature reggae-blessed hip-hop, brought to life so magically on their 2006 debut, Exit Strategy, while dipping deeper into the sweet soul of Motown’s yesteryear. Ozi Batla makes a welcome return to the mic, brimming with confidence following The Herd’s AIR and J Award winning, ARIA top ten album, Summerland. He delivers his own lyrical stamp on the trials and tribulations of modern life, crafting a sharp-witted and layered listen. John Maddox (bass) … Continue reading (International Year Of) ASTRONOMY CLASS – Exit Strategy