Speekup The Lost City of Secrets

A fierce and passionate MC, Speekup has been working tirelessly at his craft for well over a decade. From unreleased demos to countless open mics and battle nights, Speekup has delivered his brand of lyricism straight up raw with a no-nonsense approach. Speekup has taken the time to develop his own unique and unconventional style yet he rhymes with substance in a way that pays respect to the architects that have come before him. Having spent years waiting in the wings receiving guidance from some of South Australia’s most recognised emcees, Speekup is now poised to take his music to … Continue reading Speekup The Lost City of Secrets

Coven Of The Incognito Natural Selection out now

Adelaide based Hip Hop artists Realizm & Everyday have joined forces in a full length collaborative effort titled Natural Forces under the collective name Coven Of The Incognito. The two artists have featured together previously on the solo debut by Everyday titled Equality and the two have since worked together by releasing the Eyes Never Close/Money Trees Split 7″ Vinyl. This will mark the first time they have worked on an album together. Natural Selection is a 12 track release which sees Realizm holding down production as well as mixing, with guest verses by K21, Matchless Gift, Sinks, Castro The Savage and Rezadent, Sinks … Continue reading Coven Of The Incognito Natural Selection out now

Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Ben Iota (formerly known as Bornski of Adroit Effusive/Common Cause) and Matchless Gift (Butterthief) proudly presents Born ‘Free’. Lyrically inspired by Ben Iota’s recent studies, travels and experiences living in a developing country, alongside the manifest production of Matchless Gift, this release explores the theme of freedom, or lack there of. Ben Iota has recently released the video for More Than Just Words featuring Visionz, Motion, Mesha and Social Change. The video is filmed and edited by Maintain from Labrat productions. The production by Matchless Gift is his finest work to date, demonstrating his grasp on both Western and Eastern musical forms, … Continue reading Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Matchless Gift “Inquire Within” Out Now

MC/Producer Matchless Gift from the Butterthief camp presents his debut EP Inquire Within featuring Mesha (Taylor Made Tactix), LKR, Dialect & Social Change with cuts by DJ Snair and Inkswel. A hard-hitting, thought provoking introduction for the artist from South Australia, It’s been a long time coming and well worth the wait for the 8-track release. With an open and honest writing style and an impenetrable mark on production Matchless Gift makes music that inspires the listener to see beyond the grind of everyday norms. A producer born from the love of digging in the crates and an MC born from … Continue reading Matchless Gift “Inquire Within” Out Now

100% Butterfat Vol. 1

Butterthief is an Australian independent recording label featuring artists such as Social Change, Taylor Made Tactics, Matchless Gift and many more. DJ Snair who recently took home first place in the DMC South Australian Finals and second place at the Australian titles. For their latest release, Snair has teamed up with fellow Butterthief head Funkwig to bring you a fat-tape of new hip hop music. 100% Butterfat Vol. 1 is available now for free download below. Tracklisting:  House Shoes “Time” Instrumental  Nas feat Large Pro – “Loco-Motive”  DJ Premier & Freddie Foxxx “More Levels”  Oh No feat Roc Marciano “The Hitmen”  … Continue reading 100% Butterfat Vol. 1