Renegades Of Munk Welcome Back

Renegades Of Munk are fresh on the scene and are a funk/ hip hop band from Sydney. Fronted by one of the pioneers of hip hop in Australia, Munk aka Munkimuk. Munk is a proud Jardwadjali/ Wotjobulak man known for his production and mixing skills, rapping, breakdancing & as a radio host on Sydney’s Koori Radio. MC’ing since the 80’s he is an accomplished MC, performing internationally as well as nationally playing shows such as Big Day Out, Yabun, The Deadlys, Corroboree, Barunga Festival, AFL, NRL, Arafura Games, Sydney Writers Festival, NT Writers Festival, Carnivale, Stylin Up, Klub Koori and … Continue reading Renegades Of Munk Welcome Back

Calski – Eyes And Ears EP

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

Calski – Eyes And Ears EP Out Now

Eyes And Ears is MC/producer Calski’s second release through Look Up Records. It follows the debut album Love Drive Commission which scored a place as album of the week on triple j’s hip-hop show. The 5 track EP is a bold blend of social commentary and straight up flexing, addressing issue’s relevant to all Australians and some particular to the national Hip Hop community. “Calski won’t stop. He is sonically deep, lyrically honest and brutally disciplined. So act like you know and peep the production or check the discography in 15 years and ask yourself how you missed him.” DJ … Continue reading Calski – Eyes And Ears EP Out Now

Candice Monique – FREE ME: The Mixtape

Originally from Adelaide, South Australia – Candice Monique is a talented & unique singer/rapper/poet whose individual vocal and lyrical style draws comparisons to Neneh Cherry, Me’shell Ndegeocello, Lauren Hill and Erykah Badu. It is this distinctive style along with her stage presence & artistic depth which makes her one of Australia’s most exciting & original new artists. After being discovered by Professor Griff (Public Enemy), Candice was flown to Atlanta, Georgia to record her first demo CD produced by Griff himself. There she worked with Atlanta’s Jason Orr (The FunkJazz Kafe) in 2003 and later returned to to the US in … Continue reading Candice Monique – FREE ME: The Mixtape

Versify 2 – Spoken Word at the South Australian Writers’ Centre

Get ready for round 2 of Versify – bringing together spoken word stars and rappers for an evening of lyrics and rhythms that will shake you out of those winter doldrums. Featuring the mesmerizing tones of Omar Musa, Mighty Joe, Luka Lesson, Alia Gabres, Social Change and K21, winner of the Hilltop Hoods Initiative. A cappella rap and spoken word to bring you out of those winter doldrums. Joe Kim A.K.A. Mighty Joe was born and raised in the East Bay, California. Long the breeding ground for independent hip hop artists, the Bay Area’s street smart, often socially conscious sensibilities … Continue reading Versify 2 – Spoken Word at the South Australian Writers’ Centre

L-Fresh The Lion – The Lion Speaks

L-Fresh The Lion is a 23-year-old hip-hop artist and producer from South West Sydney. He has made a name for himself as a versatile and unique artist, who writes, records, produces and mixes most of his own music, whilst also delivering powerful speeches and meaningful spoken word poetry sets. He celebrated his 21st birthday by being selected as the national support act for hip-hop icon Nas during his first headline tour of Australia in 2009. L-Fresh has also shared the stage with Xzibit, Public Enemy, Chali 2na, DJ Qbert, MC Supernatural, as well as local hip-hop artists Urthboy, Pez & … Continue reading L-Fresh The Lion – The Lion Speaks