D’Opus + Roshambo Mayday

This world is in a state of flux. This decade has seen changes that would seem an absurd fictional tale, if you were to explain it to someone a generation before. We express and gauge ourselves by social media’s omnipotent scrutiny, the ephemeral gaze of minute by minute digital memories, the left and right pull of societal swing, and the disposability of creativity. ‘Mayday’ is D’Opus & Roshambo’s call for concern and observation – a new nine track release that frames their world, as it stands now. D’Opus forms a production landscape that treads between familiar frequencies and speculative horizons. … Continue reading D’Opus + Roshambo Mayday

Hau Reffizlatukefu (QBN x ACT Remix)

Here is a brand new tune by the local legend Hau feat. Axe Aklins, TooDeadly, Hayds, Nix, Dazed, Omar Musa, Roshambo and Ciecmate with production by Hayds. The new track is a tribute to the classic Resin Dogs and Lazy Grey track ‘Re-Fizzla’ and will be featured on Hayds’ upcoming album ‘The Movement Vol. 1’. The project has been inspired by Pete Rock’s ‘Soul Survivor’ series. The album will be released in July and will feature artists from around the Canberra and Queanbeyan region to showcase the thriving local scene in Australia’s capital. Official  ||  Facebook Continue reading Hau Reffizlatukefu (QBN x ACT Remix)

Nix Beauty In The Breakdown

Nix is an emcee of Chinese-Indonesian heritage who is currently based in Canberra. Nix’s style can be described as sincere and heartfelt, with a boom-bap twist. His music is a reflection of his everyday life. From the tough decisions we have to make in life to the emotions that come with heartbreak, Nix explores topics that almost anyone can relate to, no matter where they are from. Born in Broken Hill and raised in the suburbs of North-West Sydney, Nix developed his love for hip-hop in high school and began to dabble in the art of rhyme not long after. … Continue reading Nix Beauty In The Breakdown

Stateovmind The Crate Tape EP

Stateovmind returns with his fourth solo project The Crate Tape EP. The Crate Tape EP is the fourth solo release from Stateovmind and is entirely produced by Develop from FNQ’s Beat Basement Records. This five track extended play sees Stateovmind move away from the cleaner sound of his previous releases and take a slight detour towards a much more raw “Boom Bap Sound”. The Crate Tape is a unique twist on a tried, tested and effective formula, and is inspired by a time when you listened to your favorite rap album on a dubbed TDK cassette tape. Develop has dug … Continue reading Stateovmind The Crate Tape EP

Nix & Master Ace She

Nix is an emcee of Chinese-Indonesian heritage. Born in Broken Hill and raised in the suburbs of North-West Sydney, Nix developed his love for hip-hop in high school and began to dabble in the art of rhyme not long after. During this time, Nix did not take his music too seriously and following high school he relocated to Canberra for university studies. It was not until completing his studies and commencing full-time work that he decided to focus on making music a priority. Nix’s music is a reflection of his everyday life. From the tough decisions we have to make … Continue reading Nix & Master Ace She

Semantix Cold Plains EP Out Now!

Semantix are an Australian hip hop crew from the A.C.T consisting of two emcees, Adam and Matthew Higgins (Aplus and Mattrix), drummer Seain Ward (Obsene) and DJ Rhys Dennewald (DJ Danggers). All four have been passionate about their hip hop from an early age. Semantix was formed early in 2012 and hip hop hasn’t been safe since! Semantix are members of the Capslock Collective out of Canberra and since forming they have supported some of the biggest names in local hip hop; Funkoars, Briggs, Spit Syndicate, Def Wish Cast and many more. They also supported U.S. artists Blu and House Shoes earlier … Continue reading Semantix Cold Plains EP Out Now!