After 15 years at the coalface of Australia’s underground hip hop community, MC Skinz – one of the most underrated but most consistently active MCs in the country – has seen it all. Now emerging with his first ever solo project Master Wolf, Skinz has finally arrived on his own via a career that’s seen him supporting legendary international artists such as KRS-One, Grandmaster Flash, Chali2na and Cut Chemist (Jurassic 5), Lyrics Born, Mystro, Foreign Beggars and Homebrew. As an MC, producer and performer with KryptamistiK – a crew he co-founded at just 15 – as well as All Underground … Continue reading Master Wolf Never Question The Dopeness
Eyes and Ears marks MC/producer Calski’s second release on LookUP Records with distribution via Obese Records. It follows his 2012 debut Love Drive Commission that nabbed him an album of the week feature on triple j’s hip hop show and saw him tour nationally. Playing shows alongside diverse artists from Joelistics, Diafrix, Spit Syndicate and Dialectrix to local collaborator Rainman, picking up praise from triple j’s Dave Ruby Howe for his ‘smooth as hell’ production on the last artist’s release. One of the most progressive producers in the country, Calski shifts gears seamlessly from smooth soul to rugged boom bap … Continue reading Calski – Eyes And Ears EP
Brisbane’s Clockwork Records & Velvet Couch Clothing are proud to release the Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol 2 featuring a massive lineup of local and international artists. The mixtape is released nationally via free download from VC Clothing. The huge lineup consists of local artists such as Tommy Illfigga, Dwizofoz, Rainman, Kel Timmons & Yuni Huzami, Fundamental Elements, Kryptamistik, Def Man Walking, Dunn D & many more, as well as US underground heavyweight Diabolic. VC Clothing || Clockwork Records || CR Twitter Continue reading Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 2
Producer-MC’s Skinz and Nikzman are KryptamistiK, one of the unsung heroes of the Australian hip hop underground. Spreading their positive messages of respect and intellect mixed with lyrical precision and banging beats, the group have been a mainstay of the Brisbane hip hop community since their conception in 1998. With the duo taking on all aspects of the craft, from mic skills and live freestyling to beat production and recording, the pair have remained the core of the KryptamistiK movement since day one. Despite the circulating nature of the bands members, Skinz and Nikzman continue to push the envelope of hip hop … Continue reading KryptamistiK – Emerge N See
Decked Out TV is a Brisbane based Hip Hop show featuring all elements of hip hop. Ever week the guys plan to capture Hip Hop in its current form, from emceeing to break dance, freestyle battles and even graffiti features. We want to give ‘our’ culture a voice. So far the guys have filmed the likes of Phrase, Snob Scrilla, Ciecmate & Newsense, Kings Konnected and many more. Filming nights will be in front of a live audience at the Jubilee Hotel in Brisbane. If you want to come down and get involved make sure you get there for one … Continue reading Decked Out TV live taping tonight!