Mid-way through a huge 21-date national tour, Illy has taken time out to shoot a video for his second single (and title track) from his acclaimed album, The Chase. Filmed over two nights with Melbourne’s skyline as a back-drop, the clip compiles live and behind-the-scenes footage of the emcee’s rise to the forefront of Australian hip hop over the past two years. In a unique twist, the footage has been projected on a large scale upon the walls of some of Melbourne’s landmark buildings, while Illy looks on from a Flinders Lane rooftop. Illy said, “Shooting the video for the chase … Continue reading Illy + M-Phazes hit Adelaide tomorrow night with Pagen Elypsis + Mase & Mattic in supports!
The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out! Shout outs to everyone for supporting our Queensland cousins in their time of need. With 10 acts and 5 DJ’s coming together this is looking like being a huge night!! A big shout out also goes to April77 for doing the artwork for free, Blue Max Music for helping to organise the event and all the artists involved for donating their time. A massive shout out goes to The Gov for hosting the event and for donating proceeds from the bar on the night, what an amazing gesture from … Continue reading The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!
On the 27th of January, SA’s Hip Hop community will be coming together at The Gov to raise money for the QLD flood relief. Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents, Simplex, Social Change, K21, Pagen Elypsis, Mase N Mattic are all on the bill with more acts to be announced shortly. The night will be hosted by Trials and tickets are only $20 so get in quick. A big thank you to The Gov who will be donating proceeds from the bar towards the QLD flood relief as well. This will be Hilltop Hoods only show in Adelaide this year!!! Purchase Tickets … Continue reading SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief feat. K21, Pagen Elypsis, Simplex, Social Change, Funkoars & Hilltop Hoods
Here we have the highly anticipated official footage taken from the recent Got Beef? event. This is the final that sees Australia’s own 360 and Justice Vs. TheSaurus and Madness (US). This is what Decoy, organiser of Got Beef? had to say about the league and the Got Beef? final. Decoy on Got Beef? Got Beef? is a league that I designed, kind of as an answer to the likes of GrindTime, King Of The Dot, Don’t Flop etc. It’s something I’d wanted to do for a couple of years now to be honest. I’ve wanted to set something up … Continue reading Got Beef? 360 & Justice Vs. Madness & TheSaurus
Elefant Traks giant Urthboy, Jane Tyrell and Elgusto (Hermitude) hit Adelaide last weekend, bringing an in your face, energetic live show that had the punters out of control. Joining Urthboy on The Sneakquel Tour this time round is Melbourne emcee and lyrical magician Mantra. Local lads Mase and Mattic kicked the night off, warming up the crowd early on. It was then on to Koolta who performed tracks of the recently released Deportation EP, both groups were well received by the eager crowd. You could tell that the atmosphere was hyped, a real sense of excitement hung in the air. … Continue reading Urthboy – The Sneakquel Tour (Adelaide Leg Review)
Koolta is a 21 year old emcee and producer hailing from the Adelaide Hills. In the last few years Koolta has contributed production and vocals on various local releases, like K21’s “The Greenhouse” compilation. In 2008 and 2009, Koolta shared the stage with K21 and DJ PT for a stack of shows around the country supporting the likes of the Funkoars, Drapht, Pegz, Vents, Terra Firma and C Rayz Walz. Now in 2010, Koolta is ready to release his debut solo effort. The Deportation is an 8 track EP written and produced by Koolta. You will find no braggadocio rhymes … Continue reading Koolta – The Deportation EP + EP Launch