Now barely 18, mic in hand, KAW began life as an “any man” with an average run of the mill childhood and dreams of perhaps one day becoming a professional athlete or singer. With adolescence came the more adult temptations in life and KAW gravitated toward weed after discovering it at age 13. He would go on to use the drug as an escape and self prescribed medication for various underlying mental health issues. It was these lifestyle choices and forks in the road that shaped his teen years. KAW dropped out of school in year 9, things at home fell apart … Continue reading Who is KAW Pictureless?
2012 was a year of firsts for KP Records – The first arena show (with Ice Cube), first Festival (with Tech N9ne, D12, Obie Trice and more) and it was also the year of the first commercial album release for the label after nearly 6 years establishing a name in the industry and cementing it’s place as the power house of Canberra hip hop. That first album was Self Made the debut album from label founder Big Dave which went on to be played on over 160 commercial FM stations across the country. With that success came an ABC special (below), TV … Continue reading Big Dave – Self Made