New Music: Mr Hill & Rahjconkas – ‘Dead End Street’ feat. Muph

After a highly productive debut year in 2012, March 2013 sees the 2nd single release for one of local hip hop’s hardest working up and coming duo’s Mr Hill & Rahjconkas. In the space of one year they have firmly made a place for themselves in the industry and gained respect and accolades from genre veterans. 2013 is shaping up to be no different. Since the release of their first single in October 2012 Put The Work In, popularity for this young duo has gained increasingly. Being chosen by triple j unearthed to play at Brisbane’s hiphop festival Sprung, saw … Continue reading New Music: Mr Hill & Rahjconkas – ‘Dead End Street’ feat. Muph

Obese Records – Frankston Store Opening

Obese Records, Australia’s first hip hop label, was established in 1995 as a small record store originally named OB’s. After the business was bought and renamed by Tirren Staaf (Pegz) in 2002, the label was created as an outlet for the distribution of Australian hip-hop. Melbourne’s emcee Reason with his album Solid, was the first release on the label, closely followed by the scene-defining Culture of Kings and Obesecity compilations. Over the course of its twelve years, Obese Records has seen success stories such as Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Drapht, Illy, release award winning albums, play to crowds of … Continue reading Obese Records – Frankston Store Opening

Obesecity 2

10 years ago, at a time when Australian hip hop was still struggling to be heard, Obese Records released Obesecity. Invited from all corners of the country, emcees and producers hungry to showcase their skills contributed tracks, unbeknownst of the powerful ripple effect it would create. Bolstered by the humble independent label, the compilation birthed a generation of hip hop heavyweights, recognised today as the true pioneers of a flourishing industry. Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Bias B, Pegz, the late Hunter and more united to give the growing genre a voice. To celebrate its anniversary Obese Records is extremely proud to present Obesecity 2. A dual-disc compilation showcasing … Continue reading Obesecity 2

Obesecity 2 – Track List Revealed

10 years ago, at a time when Australian hip hop was still struggling to be heard, Obese Records released Obesecity. Invited from all corners of the country, emcees and producers hungry to showcase their skills contributed tracks, unbeknownst of the powerful ripple effect it would create. Bolstered by the humble independent label, the compilation birthed a generation of hip hop heavyweights, recognised today as the true pioneers of a flourishing industry. Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Bias B, Pegz, the late Hunter and more united to give the growing genre a voice. To celebrate its anniversary Obese Records is extremely … Continue reading Obesecity 2 – Track List Revealed

MD – Electric Sky

Hailing from Hobart mdusu (pronounced muh-DOO-soo) or MD or Duse, is one of Tasmania’s premier hip hop artists. Since his first live performance as an MC in 2003, the MC/producer has built himself a reputation Australia-wide for quality recordings and raucous live shows, a feat which is all the more remarkable considering the isolation of his home town. In just a few short years, he has performed alongside acts such as De La Soul, Jurassic 5, Jungle Brothers, Z-Trip, Swollen Members, The Herd, Drapht, Funkoars, Muph & Plutonic etc. and can even lay claim to having shared a stage with … Continue reading MD – Electric Sky

Muph & Plutonic 2011 Wrap Up

2011 has seen Muph & Plutonic hit stages again, playing Come Together, Essence, Reconciliation, Life’s A Beach festivals as a stripped back two piece with Plutonic on drums & Muph on the mic. They then hit the road on the national Party, Party, Party tour with Drapht throughout September / October. Plutonic continues to find extra hours in the week with his list of production credits continuing to reinforce his as one of the best & most prolific Australian beat producers in the game. Drapht, Gully Platoon, Horrowshow, Resin Dogs, TZU, Hilltop Hoods have all chosen to work with Plutonic Lab, … Continue reading Muph & Plutonic 2011 Wrap Up

Drapht – One Digital TV Promo

The Party, Party, Party tour is selling fast and will be one of the hip-hop tours of the year, don’t delay in getting your tickets as we expect a lot of shows on this run to sell out before the day, so get on it! Presented by The Ayems Records, Fidelity Corporation, vmusic.com.au, The Brag, Rave Magazine, Beat Magazine, dB Magazine & X-Press Magazine. Kicking off with Armidale University today (12 October) it’s the start of Drapht’s second last week on the road with Muph & Plutonic, Thundamentals, Layla and Dazastah for The Party, Party, Party Tour BUT everyone’s pretty pumped as they’re bringing it … Continue reading Drapht – One Digital TV Promo