Calski feat Lazy Grey & Jake Biz 12” vinyl single ‘All Coming Back’ / ‘Larry Sengstock’

After a two-year sabbatical following the birth of his daughter, Brisbane Producer/MC Calski has returned with the release of ‘All Coming Back’. Featuring fellow veteran Brisbanites, Jake Biz and Lazy Grey, ‘All Coming Back’ is a heavy soul-infused boom bap … Continue reading Calski feat Lazy Grey & Jake Biz 12” vinyl single ‘All Coming Back’ / ‘Larry Sengstock’

Gaz Hazard presents Lower 42nd Debut 7″ single

Brisbane’s premier home of hip hop music, Karsniogenics is proud to present “The Lower 42nd b/w A King”; the debut 7” single from GAZ HAZARD’s upcoming sophomore release ‘Welcome to Gullywood’. Produced by Sean B (The Statesmen, Kold Heat), The … Continue reading Gaz Hazard presents Lower 42nd Debut 7″ single

Hau Reffizlatukefu (QBN x ACT Remix)

Here is a brand new tune by the local legend Hau feat. Axe Aklins, TooDeadly, Hayds, Nix, Dazed, Omar Musa, Roshambo and Ciecmate with production by Hayds. The new track is a tribute to the classic Resin Dogs and Lazy Grey track ‘Re-Fizzla’ and will be featured on Hayds’ upcoming album ‘The Movement Vol. 1’. The project has been inspired by Pete Rock’s ‘Soul Survivor’ series. The album will be released in July and will feature artists from around the Canberra and Queanbeyan region to showcase the thriving local scene in Australia’s capital. Official  ||  Facebook Continue reading Hau Reffizlatukefu (QBN x ACT Remix)

750 Rebels Kold Heat Video Series

“That’s the paper man, it’s not about the cash it’s about the A4”  – Lazy Grey. Karsniogenics & the 750 Rebels present Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & Djdcide. Three of Brisbane hip-hop’s finest underground artists comin’ correct with the long awaited latest installment from members of the infamous 750 Rebels, Kold Heat. Following on from the short film prequel to the album Kold Heat | Bring It To Ya City DVD released in late 2013, the crew are set to burn up ya sound system with this latest body of work. Because the guys are just so damn nice the first … Continue reading 750 Rebels Kold Heat Video Series

Kold Heat Drops Next Month

Karsniogenics & the 750 Rebels present Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & DJ Dcide. Three of Brisbane hip-hop’s finest underground artists comin’ correct with the long awaited latest instalment from members of the infamous 750 Rebels, “Kold Heat”. Following on from the short film prequel to the album “Kold Heat | Bring It To Ya City” DVD released in late 2013, the crew are set to burn up ya sound system with this latest body of work. Because the guys are just so damn nice the first 50 JB Hifi customers to pre-order the album “KOLD HEAT” will receive an autographed … Continue reading Kold Heat Drops Next Month

750 Rebels (Jake Biz, Lazy Grey, DJ Dcide, Overproof Pete) Pig City

Teaming up as 750 Rebels, Jake Biz, Lazy Grey and DJ Dcide have just released their first official single ‘Pig City‘ with their fellow rebel Overproof Pete. Pig City is taken from the upcoming Kold Heat album set to release through Obese Records Distribution in October. To accompany the digital single release, the boys have teamed up with Dolan from DF Des1gn to put together two video clips, including the previously released Griz vs Biz. Check out the brand new clip for Pig City below.   750 Rebels  ||  Karsniogenics  ||  Twitter Continue reading 750 Rebels (Jake Biz, Lazy Grey, DJ Dcide, Overproof Pete) Pig City

Delta Pyramid Schemes Album Sampler feat. DJ Staen 1

Delta is a living hip hop legend. Known globally for his razor-sharp rhymes, allegiance to hip hop culture and perfectionism, Delta has been honing his craft for over 20 years. On the 14th of February 2014 Delta will be releasing his third album Pyramid Schemes, five years after sophomore album The Second Story was released. Demonstrative of his formidable creative flair, Pyramid Schemes is an opus to behold for any hip hop enthusiast. For listeners less familiar with the genre, Delta epitomises what hip hop is about; intelligent lyricism, selection and structure of quality beats, and honouring the genre in its … Continue reading Delta Pyramid Schemes Album Sampler feat. DJ Staen 1

Must Volkoff – White Russian out now

Must Volkoff’s White Russian delves deep into territory not commonly explored in modern day hip hop. The instrumentation is mind altering and the guests provide the perfect foreground to the groove laden backdrop. Hosting a variety of guests ranging from Australian Rap pioneer Lazy Grey to the Godfather of UK hip hop Farma G (Task Force), White Russian is set to exceed already high expectations. For the best part of ten years Melbourne’s acclaimed hip hop producer Must Volkoff has been etching out his signature sound. One half of the duo Mata & Must and co-founder of label Pang Productions, there aren’t many who can boast a catalogue such as … Continue reading Must Volkoff – White Russian out now

Must Volkoff – Bangin’ Their Heads feat. Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & DJ Dcide

For the best part of ten years Melbourne’s acclaimed hip hop producer Must Volkoff has been etching out his signature sound. One half of the duo Mata & Must and co-founder of label Pang Productions, there aren’t many who can boast a catalogue such as his. Must Volkoff’s more recent credits include Trem’s Russian Roulette feat. Brad Strut & Kings Konekted, the lion’s share of Fluent Form’s critically acclaimed Flu Season, and several gems on the forthcoming Mantra album including the title track Telling Scenes. Having lent his skills to a plethora of premiere artists at home and abroad, he … Continue reading Must Volkoff – Bangin’ Their Heads feat. Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & DJ Dcide

Interview: Kings Konekted – Class, Corruption & The Campaign

Kings Konekted garnered a cult following among fans and hip hop luminaries alike with their 2009 pre-album release Trails to the Underlair. Looming at the edge of the underworld’s shadow, Kings Konekted are now passing off copies of their debut EP The Campaign under a jacketed arm: six tracks of street corner discussions and heavyweight production by Stricknine, Prowla and Trem. aahh: The Campaign is a relentless 6 track appetiser to the highly anticipated full length album Corrupted Citizens, due later in the year. Did you think it was important to get some new music in to the hands of the … Continue reading Interview: Kings Konekted – Class, Corruption & The Campaign

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

Kings Konekted – The Campaign

Looming at the edge of the underworld’s shadow, Kings Konekted pass off copies of their debut EP The Campaign under a jacketed arm: six tracks of street corner discussions and heavyweight production by Stricknine (Thirstin Howl, Tim Dog, KRS One), Prowla  and Trem. These are tales of treachery, trust and hidden malefactions conducted in broad daylight. Partners in crime from an early age, Indigenous Australian/Italian Dontez and Serbian/Australian Culprit forged their bond through exposure to the self-perpetuating cycle of violence and crime devouring the western suburbs of Brisbane. Bearing witness to a crumbling community, Kings Konekted illuminate the visceral, ugly … Continue reading Kings Konekted – The Campaign

Deece – A Cornered Season

A Cornered Season is the debut solo album from the well oiled Melbourne MC, Deece (of B Wiv Deece fame). While B Wiv still has a strong presence on ‘A Cornered Season’ producing six of the sixteen tracks, this album sees Deece team up with some of the best MC’s & producers this country has to offer. The result? A beautifully sculpted dynamic soundscape that complements Deece’s ever evolving sound. On the producer front Plutonic Lab has lent a hand between relentless Hilltop Hoods duties, WIK has jumped on board fresh from handling production on Maundz’s latest album Zero, Alter Ego … Continue reading Deece – A Cornered Season

Tricksta – The War’s Awaiting EP

Hailing out of Brisbane the dynamic and energetic MC Tricksta, is proud to announce the release of his debut E.P. The War’s Awaiting. Packed with funky instrumentals to get even the most placid of heads nodding, The War’s Awaiting delivers punches with Tricksta’s uncanny sense of humor, combined with his trademark no bullshit attitude. The War’s Awaiting encapsulates Tricksta’s ability to deliver raw truth whilst entertaining the listener through a his unique views and rare insight all wrapped up with its brutal honesty, edgy punches and sharp cuts provided by DJ Oldmate and Darth Fader. Inspired by the likes of Lazy … Continue reading Tricksta – The War’s Awaiting EP

Lee Harnden – Catharsis

750 Rebel and Ironlak writer team’s LINZ aka Lee Harden showcased his latest body of work Catharsis at Lightspace this August. With Karsniogenics CEO DJ Dcide taking on the role of event producer, combined with the many talents of their valued supporters and sponsors the show went off with a hella-of-a-boom! Lee Harnden’s Catharsis is an exhibition of subversive explorations; a collection of portrayals that transcend the divide between Australian street culture and the grandeur of fine art. As LINZ, an internationally acclaimed and Ironlak-sponsored graffiti writer with a career now spanning 20 years, Harnden’s movements have aligned him with celebrated … Continue reading Lee Harnden – Catharsis

Obesecity 2

10 years ago, at a time when Australian hip hop was still struggling to be heard, Obese Records released Obesecity. Invited from all corners of the country, emcees and producers hungry to showcase their skills contributed tracks, unbeknownst of the powerful ripple effect it would create. Bolstered by the humble independent label, the compilation birthed a generation of hip hop heavyweights, recognised today as the true pioneers of a flourishing industry. Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Bias B, Pegz, the late Hunter and more united to give the growing genre a voice. To celebrate its anniversary Obese Records is extremely proud to present Obesecity 2. A dual-disc compilation showcasing … Continue reading Obesecity 2

Obesecity 2 – Track List Revealed

10 years ago, at a time when Australian hip hop was still struggling to be heard, Obese Records released Obesecity. Invited from all corners of the country, emcees and producers hungry to showcase their skills contributed tracks, unbeknownst of the powerful ripple effect it would create. Bolstered by the humble independent label, the compilation birthed a generation of hip hop heavyweights, recognised today as the true pioneers of a flourishing industry. Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Bias B, Pegz, the late Hunter and more united to give the growing genre a voice. To celebrate its anniversary Obese Records is extremely … Continue reading Obesecity 2 – Track List Revealed

Interview: Jake Biz – Commercial Hell

It’s been many years in the brewing, now finally Brisbane underground hip hop legend Jake Biz’s debut album Commercial Hell is ready for the tasting. Riding off the back of his highly successful debut single, Deuce Deuce, Commercial Hell dropped through Karsniogenics and Obese Records Distribution. aahh: Your new LP Commercial Hell is out now. The album art and the title to the album both seem to be inspired by Run DMC’s album Raising Hell. Explain to us the concept behind that? Jake Biz: The title track itself wasn’t at all inspired by Run DMC, though the overall concept certainly was. I’m an enormous Run DMC fan, as is most my … Continue reading Interview: Jake Biz – Commercial Hell

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix and Brad Strut. Chasm approaches beats like a … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

Jake Biz – Commercial Hell

It’s been many years in the brewing, now finally Brisbane underground hip hop legend Jake Biz’s debut album Commercial Hell is ready for the tasting. Riding off the back of his highly successful debut single, Deuce Deuce, Commercial Hell is set for national release on Karsniogenics through Obese Records Distribution on May 18, 2012. Commercial Hell was produced by Jake Biz’s long time friend and fellow 750 Rebel Overproof Pete –aka Brookes Cullings and features valuable contributions by crew members and old mates including the legendary Lazy Grey, DJ Lopsided, Bigfoot, Tornts, Ken Oath and Fluent Form. Commercial Hell is … Continue reading Jake Biz – Commercial Hell

Chasm – Smokey

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – Smokey

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer.  Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm’s highly anticpated LP release This Is How We Never Die is due  April 27th through Obese Records and features big names such as AG (DITC), Delta, Lazy Grey, Hau, Brad Strut, Guilty Simpson, Fashawn, Solo, Blak Twang, David Dallas and many more.  Chasm is one of the leading hip hop producers in Australia, signed to Obese Records for his solo work and to Elefant Traks for his work with his crew Astronomy Class featuring Ozi Batla and Sir Robbo. Having released 2 crew albums, Exit Strategy (2006) and Pursuit Of Happiness (2009) and 2 solo joints in the last … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die