The Three Up Tour

Showcasing three of the country’s most talented emcees, the nationwide Three Up Tour brings Illy, 360 and Skryptcha to cities and towns across Australia starting this September. Fresh from the success of his Triple J Hottest 100 listed single (#66) Pictures and stints on the most recent Groovin’ The Moo festival, Illy is set to showcase hits from his debut album Long Story Short alongside brand new tracks from his much anticipated second album. Slated to hit stores later this year via Obese Records, the Three Up Tour will be your first opportunity to hear his latest material. Melbourne rapper 360 … Continue reading The Three Up Tour

Illy – Pictures 2010 Tour + New Acoustic CD

With Illy’s single Pictures landing at #66 on Triple J’s Hottest 100, Illy has lined up a spate of shows through the month of April in support of its success, dubbed the Pictures 2010 Tour. The tour comes on the heels of the recent announcement that Illy will be one of the few hip-hop acts to be part of this year’s Groovin’ The Moo festival set to take place through May. With a new set that will include previews from his upcoming sophomore album, Illy has tapped local Melbourne hip hop crew BBS to support. Illy’s set will be accompanied … Continue reading Illy – Pictures 2010 Tour + New Acoustic CD

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)

Clockwork Album Launch Tour

Triple J & Triple jtv are proud to present Phrase in his first nation wide headline tour. Phrase is hitting the road with his band to perform tracks from his critically acclaimed TripleJ feature album Clockwork. On selected shows Phrase will be giving punters the full Clockwork experience live with a 5 piece band plus a string section along with some special surprise guests from Phrase’s album. Not to mention there will be an exciting visual element to the show coming from Phrase’s longtime DJ Flagrant who will be showcasing his patent-pending “Television Turntables”. Supported by Sydney’s Snob Scrilla, Melbourne’s … Continue reading Clockwork Album Launch Tour

POWPOW – Muph & Pluto + DJ Bonez, Illy

Get set for POWPOW. On Sunday July 12 get set to rock your socks off at the first installment of the Broken Panda SnowZone parties, aptly named POWPOW! Muph & Plutonic feat. DJ Bonez, headline the show with Illy launching, his debut album Long Story Short, we also have supports from DJ Dust & Mylestone. This show will be asure way to warm up from the freezing cold snow!! Get there! Tickerts are available from Freeride, Mt Buller and online  here. Continue reading POWPOW – Muph & Pluto + DJ Bonez, Illy

Hyjak N Torcha + Illy

If your in Sydney why not check out a huge night of aussie hip hop at the Annandale Hotel. We see Hyjack N Torcha have their official album launch for Uregrettable, and also Illy for his debut release Long Story Short. If that wasn’t enough to get you jucies flowing the Obese crew have thrown Skryptcha in to the mix, with tickets only $12 this is a must. In other Obese news you can check out a reviewon the Muph and Plutonic gig that was recently held at the Hi Fi Bar, here. (via Clubsguide) Continue reading Hyjak N Torcha + Illy

ILLY – Props and album launch

   You may have already seen this as Obese Records posted it on their Twitter account. It seems Illy’s new album, Long Story Short, has been well received by the aussie hip hop public and for quite a good reason. The album is banger, The Mercury Newspaper did a review, which you check out here. TripleJDools also gave it the thumbs up, could we see Scott Dooley return to the mike for another guest apperance? (aka Drapht style) We will have to wait till July 17th to find out when Illy launches his Album at Corner Hotel. Continue reading ILLY – Props and album launch

OBR 065 – ILLY

Ladies and gentlemen may I introduce to you Obese Records latest,  Illy. Illy teams up with some big names on this album, and he promises to deliver. Illy enlists the help of his fellow Crooked Eye Crew member M-Phazes (producer of Bliss n Eso’s Flying Colours) and Jackson Jackson’s J-Skub (Phrase’s Clockwork) for the bulk of the album, with stellar contributions from up and comers J-Squared and Ta-Ku. Generation Y is the first single of the album and is described as a politically driven ode to the power of those whose days as the underdog are numbered. Long Story Short … Continue reading OBR 065 – ILLY