Whisper: The Free Album feat. Mantra, 13th Son, A-Diction & more

Whisper is the triple threat. He’s an experienced emcee and producer, plus, the boy can sing! Whisper has been steadily producing beats for over 7 years and rapping for over 10, but he has only just begun to unleash his melodic vocal stylings, at the insistence of those who have worked with him. In 2005, hip-hop crew Equills, consisting of Whisper, and his partners in crime, Mantra and DJ Wax Vandal, released an LP The New Threat to wide critical acclaim. The New Threat shows Whisper’s talent as, not only an emcee, but as a producer, with a large proportion of the beats being Whisper productions. Equills played … Continue reading Whisper: The Free Album feat. Mantra, 13th Son, A-Diction & more

M-Phazes – Triple J Mix Up Set

For regular Triple J listeners, the past few months have been pretty M-Phazes heavy. His debut album, Good Gracious was featured on Triple J in February and just two weeks ago, M-Phazes produced a track with Triple J unearthed artist Seven, a 22 year old MC from the gold coast – and the winner of the M-Phazes Unearthed MC Competition. (Completed track was played for the first time on today on Triple J). With tracks like from the ‘Where’s Elvis?’, ‘For What it’s Worth’ and ‘Goodbye Gravity’ frequently on the Triple J air-waves, M-Phazes is undoubtedly a huge production force … Continue reading M-Phazes – Triple J Mix Up Set

Whisper – Free Download

The track is called, ‘Stand Up’, and the beat was produced by M-Phazes, featuring Lee Sissing on the hook. It also features a whole bunch of the Obese Records fam. Here’s a bit of what Whisper had to say about his latest work. ‘Stand Up’ is the first single off my upcoming free-album, ‘In Good Company’. Which will feature a heap of collabs with some amazing local emcees, vocalists and producers. Check out the ‘Stand Up’ clip on a earlier post here. Whisper is the triple threat. He’s an experienced emcee and producer, plus, the boy can sing! Whisper has … Continue reading Whisper – Free Download

MC Whisper – New Album ‘ In Good Company’ 2010

Melbourne-based MC Whisper, has just released a new video clip. MC Whisper had a quick chat with allaussie hip hop and he had this to say: “I’m really excited about the clip, cos we’ve been workin on it for a minute! The track is called, ‘Stand Up’, and the beat was produced by M-Phazes, featuring Lee Sissing on the hook. It also features a whole bunch of the Obese Records fam.” It’s a bit of a milestone for me, as I’ve been producing beats for other hip-hop peeps for the last 4 years, since my group Equills released their LP, … Continue reading MC Whisper – New Album ‘ In Good Company’ 2010

Astronomy Class – Pursuit Of Happiness Tour

Astronomy Class – Pursuit of Happiness Tour – Supported by Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne Astronomy Class are back, bringing their unique brand of reggae-infused hip hop to the masses as they get set to embark on the Pursuit of Happiness Tour. Fresh from the release of their second album, Pursuit of Happiness & J Award nomination for Australian Music Video of the Year. Ozi Batla, Chasm & Sir Robbo will bring in the summer, with their infectious live show. Their shows will take in the east-coast and be supported by Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne, one the most anticipated collaborations of the year … Continue reading Astronomy Class – Pursuit Of Happiness Tour

Mantra Signs To Obese Records

The moment that some would say, changed Mantra’s life forever. That’s right ladies and gentleman Melbourne emcee, Mantra has officially signed with Obese Records. Obese were hinting at the new signing all day on Twitter and even released this photo of the contract signing itself. Obese have signed some great talent as of late and we’re sure that they have got themselves another keeper with Mantra. You may remember Mantra from Equills (Mantra, Whisper, and DJ Wax Vandal) with their release The New Threat. The New Threat was a solid album, with some stand out tracks like You Get Down, … Continue reading Mantra Signs To Obese Records

Chasm & Vida Sunshyne Fire In The Building Mixtape

As we have reported in an earlier post, Chasm and Vida Sunshyne are set to release their brand new album titled Move. As promised, a mixtape mixed by DJ Diaz,  called Fire In The Building was set to be released as an appetiser to the main course. Well good news folks, a link is available on Chasm’s MySpace for free download of the Fire In The Building mixtape. We recommend you check it out. You can get it via Chasm’s MySpace here or here. The album Move is set to be released through Obese on October 23. If you get … Continue reading Chasm & Vida Sunshyne Fire In The Building Mixtape

Vida Sunshyne & Chasm – Move (Album Artwork)

He is Chasm, Sydney-based producer-extraordinaire who made his mark in 2008 with the Triple J feature album debut Beyond The Beat Tape. She is Melbourne-by-way-of-Ghana’s Vida-Sunshyne, and the enigmatic voice featured on both Beyond The Beat Tape and Astronomy Class’ Pursuit of Happiness. Together they are an electric collaboration of musical talent; one half behind the boards, creating the template for a limitless sonic foundation. The other, centre stage; creating the connection between performer and listener. The pair have created Move, the brand new album that traverses the global spectrum of soul, reggae, and hip hop. It is a combination … Continue reading Vida Sunshyne & Chasm – Move (Album Artwork)

11th Annual Revolver MC Championship

This Thursday (September 17), Revolver Upstairs are proud to present the 11th Annual Revolver MC Comp. Eleven years of unsurpassed talent battling their skills for a heavyweight title that has been held by such greats as The Tongue (NSW), Bias B (VIC), Justice (VIC) and Delta (SA). The winner prize pack is valued at over $8,000, and consists of cash plus a flight voucher, goods from sponsors including McKenna Bourban, Revolver Upstairs, Triple R, All Of The Above, Burn Crew, Chapel Tattoo, Colonel Tan’s, Factory Sound, Final Outline, Fur, Implant, Inpress, Madman, Obese, Ozhiphop, Razor Paint, Seven Milligram and Sneaker … Continue reading 11th Annual Revolver MC Championship

A brave new world…

Check out this article, titled Hip Hop’s Brave New World, it was given the thumbs up on twitter by Urthboy, and it also copped a mention from Obese. The article written by Chris Johnston, and comments on the current state and future of Australian Hip Hop. I may do a follow up on this article as it seems to be a hot topic at the moment. Check below for a small extract. “Diafrix is fundamentally of this country but in a way that makes the idea of Australia and localism dissolve. Rather than being indigenous or suburban or conscious it’s … Continue reading A brave new world…

Aussie hip hop in the media…

An interesting article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald today, titled ‘Phat Of The Land’ written by Craig Mathieson featuring comments from Eso, Pegz, Diafrix and mentioning crews Hilltop Hoods, The Herd and Killerqueenz. Now I say interesting article, not for the content, as it’s a story we’ve all heard a million times over, but more interesting for the reaction that it caused throughout the Australian Hip Hop community. From the comments raised on twitter, we see some interesting points of view on the article and hopefully some good buzz for those involved.  Read the reactions below. Urthboy: urthboy ozhiphop … Continue reading Aussie hip hop in the media…