Tkay Maidza Releases New Single Simulation

Debut Album Tkay Out October 28th On Downtown / Interscope Records Tkay Maidza unleashes “Simulation,” the second official single to be lifted from her forthcoming debut album TKAY, which is set to shake up audiences worldwide upon its release next Friday, October 28 via Downtown / Interscope Records. “Simulation” finds Maidza infusing melody-driven dance-pop with a sweet and tender soulfulness. Co-written by Tkay, along with her DJ and producer LK McKay and George Maple, Tkay says the track is about overcoming complacency and, “hoping to find something real after everything that is calculated and planned disappears. It’s so common that … Continue reading Tkay Maidza Releases New Single Simulation

Tkay Maidza Announces Debut Album Tkay

Out October 28 Via Downtown / Interscope Records Having already carved a name for herself as Australia’s hottest new musical superstar, Tkay Maidza today unleashes, “Carry On,” featuring none other than cultural and political icon and one half of Run The Jewels – Killer Mike. “Carry On” is the first official single to be lifted from her highly-anticipated, forthcoming debut album titled TKAY, which is set to shake up audiences worldwide when it is released on October 28 via Downtown / Interscope Records. Pre-order the album via iTunes, Google Play, or Amazon. The 20-year-old, Zimbabwe-born, Australia-based pocket rocket with appropriate … Continue reading Tkay Maidza Announces Debut Album Tkay

Joey Bada$$ & Run The Jewels Double Headline Show Melbourne & Sydney 2015

Live Nation and Niche Productions present two of hip hop’s brightest acts, JOEY BADA$$ and RUN THE JEWELS for two explosive double bill headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne this January. Tickets for all shows go on sale at 10am Thursday October 2.   Niche & My Live Nation members can secure tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning 10am Wednesday Oct 1. For complete tour and ticketing details, visit: http://www.livenation.com.au   Brooklyn’s own Joey Bada$$ has been making “Waves” since 2012, when he burst onto the scene with his lauded debut mixtape 1999, setting the internet alight. This was … Continue reading Joey Bada$$ & Run The Jewels Double Headline Show Melbourne & Sydney 2015

Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Reveal PRhyme LP

Following the teaser video that they dropped last week, Royce and Preemo have revealed the PRhyme project to be a full length collaborative LP. The album will feature guest appearances from the likes of ScHoolBoy Q, Slaughterhouse, Common, Mac Miller, Killer Mike & more with Preemo handling all production. Additionally, all of the samples Premier utilized have been taken from Adrian Younge tracks. I’ve never sampled just one artist, I’m known for my reputation and my creativity,” says Premier. “I wanted it to be my traditional thing where I sample everything I find, but I am really proud how the … Continue reading Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Reveal PRhyme LP

Yelawolf Announces Melbourne & Sydney Headline shows!

The Frontier Touring Company, Illusive and Niche Productions are excited to announce intimate Melbourne and Sydney headline shows from Southern rap superstar Yelawolf this coming July. Yelawolf will be in Australia to support Bliss N Eso‚ national tour. It will be only his second time in the country. The Alabama native has steadily built an enormous cult international fanbase since the release 2009 breakthrough, Trunk Muzik mixtape. Off the back of his mixtape hype, Yelawolf signed to Eminem Shady Records and released his critically acclaimed debut album Radioactive in 2011. In 2012, Yelawolf released two collaborative EPs The Slumdon Bridge … Continue reading Yelawolf Announces Melbourne & Sydney Headline shows!

El-P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels

El-P and Killer Mike announced their Run The Jewels collab with a snippet of Banana Clipper way back in April, then watched their joint LP quickly become the most anticipated rap record this season.  Killer Mike and El-P’s free joint album under the name Run The Jewels is due June 26 via Fool’s Gold. Now, they’ve shared the album’s tracklist and cover art. It features the previously shared tracks Get It, Banana Clipper feat. Big Boi, and 36″ Chain, plus features from Prince Paul and Until The Ribbon Breaks. Check out the unedited version of 36″ Chain below. Track list: 01 Run the Jewels 02 Banana … Continue reading El-P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels

Phaze One – Out Now

International collaborations are rare enough, but rarely does the world get a chance to admire the creative output of two such overbearing characters as M-Phazes (Australia) and Emilio Rojas (US). Together they are Phaze One, a throwback to the days of hip hop group collaborations that produced a single pioneering sound; a collaborative effort that follows in the footsteps of DangerDoom, Jaylib and the masterful relationship of the Foreign Exchange.  After two years of prophetically crafting their imminent self-titled release, in 2011 the stage was finally set for the two artists to throw back the curtain and reveal the fruits of … Continue reading Phaze One – Out Now