Motley, Jesse James and Wyo at Laundry

“It’s me Motley, DIDN’T I TELL YOU FU**ERS TO WATCH ME?” Live at the Laundry Bar, he’s back alongside Melbourne wave makers Jesse James and Wyo. Hosted by Wyo, the show kicks off at 9 with freestyle battles – raw and pure hip hop at its best! If that’s not enough for you there’s fresh merch giveaways provided by Overnight Gang and Go Gettaz. WARNING: show may contain bar fighting chimpanzees. Upstart Melbourne promoters Underground Hip Hop is proud to make their debut on the scene by bringing you a strong line up and some raw, unplanned freestyle battles! It’s … Continue reading Motley, Jesse James and Wyo at Laundry

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

2010 Look-Back Series #4: Fubex – The Next Chapter

Fubex first began as a battle MC back in 2003, then built up his reputation to become renowned as a hard worker. Fubex released his first album Upcoming back in early 2007 and now brings you his second album titled The Next Chapter. The Next Chapter features appearances from Swanny (Tenfold), 1/6, Wyldcard MC, Ad-wan (Los Theory), Patty Down (Tranquil Artillery), DJ Relik from Turnstyle Records and Unda K9 Record’s DJ Denno. Fubex has previously supported the likes of Bliss n Eso, TZU, Lowrider, Pez n 360, Illzilla, The Typhoons, Phatchance, Motley (United Kindom) and Seth Sentry. Track listings 1. … Continue reading 2010 Look-Back Series #4: Fubex – The Next Chapter

Catching up with Ryan Egan

Somewhere amongst Melbourne’s talent-filled swarm of new artist’s you’ll find a kid named Ryan Egan. Some may call this twenty-something’s music Hip-Hop and some may call it something completely different. Ryan, on the other hand prefers to not label it with any type of genre’, and to just let the listener decide instead. Ryan has gone from performing at local house parties to sharing the stage with artists such as Seth Sentry, Motley (UK) and Julez – all in a few months work. He may be putting a touch of Hip Hop over a well-known Coldplay song, or talking about … Continue reading Catching up with Ryan Egan