Illy Goes ARIA Gold!

Illy’s smash-hit single It Can Wait feat. Owl Eyes has just received ARIA Gold status after selling its 35,000th copy! The Chase has been nominated for Best Urban Album at the 2012 ARIA Awards! To top that news, he is also back in the studio already after his huge tour with Spit Syndicate, M-Phazes and Sietta. “I have been in the studio with Phizzle pretty flat out working on shit for the next album (coming mid 2012) and it is really, really coming along well. Can’t wait to get some more stuff out. If you’ve been to one of the recent … Continue reading Illy Goes ARIA Gold!

Illy announces new tour feat. Spit Syndicate & Sietta

This October, Illy hits the road for his biggest tour yet. With relentless live shows and two acclaimed albums under his belt, the emcee has earned his crown as one of our of country’s top hip hop artists. With Sydney’s Spit Syndicate and Darwin’s Sietta joining the bill, and ARIA Award winning producer M-Phazes as host, this tour is the perfect follow-up to the 21 date (mostly sold out) album tour last March. It’s been one hell of a ride for Illy, with singles Pictures, It Can’t Wait’ (Feat. Owl Eyes), and The Chase already becoming radio favourites. Illy’s latest single Cigarettes has just hit radio … Continue reading Illy announces new tour feat. Spit Syndicate & Sietta

Push Over 2011

Victoria’s longest-running all ages live music festival Push Over returns with a killer line-up of upcoming Aussie talent, the freshest young Victorian acts, some of the country’s most fast and furious hardcore and metal bands and a full arena of bouncing hip hop music and break dance! Firing thriller beats across four sound stages will be Melbourne’s: Anchors, Children Collide, Deez Nuts, Dream On Dreamer, Hopeless, House Vs Hurricane, Trainwreck, Metals, Oh Mercy, Owl Eyes and 2econds, plus Howl and Gold Fields from Ballarat, I Exist from Canberra, Brisbane’s Violent Soho and Last Dinosaurs, Gisbourne’s Stonefield, The Storm Picturesque from … Continue reading Push Over 2011

Illy – New Years @ The Espy

After touring nationally on the Groovin The Moo Festival and performing sell out shows around the country, Melbourne’s own Illy is primed to kick off 2011 with a one-off show in the Espy Front Bar on New Year’s Day. Also kicking it in the front bar will be Briggs, 360, M-Phazes and Manchild. Illy has been making waves since the release of his remarkable sophomore album The Chase in October. The album received the coveted feature album on Triple J in it’s week of release and the lead single It Can Wait feat Owl Eyes has been getting massive amounts … Continue reading Illy – New Years @ The Espy

Illy’s The Chase – Hits ARIA Charts at #25!

The second album from Melbourne emcee Illy has made a phenomenal impact in its first week of release, landing at #25 on the ARIA Album Chart and #4 on the ARIA Urban Chart. The album received a Triple J ‘Feature Album’ slot and the hit single It Can Wait (ft Owl Eyes) was the #9 Most Added track to radio (The Music Network) during the week of October 25th. The Chase is fuelled by the blazing first single It Can Wait (ft. Owl Eyes) (#3, #4 most played on Triple J through the first two weeks of October 2010 and … Continue reading Illy’s The Chase – Hits ARIA Charts at #25!

Illy – The Chase [Out Now]

Melbourne MC Illy returns with a stunning second album, The Chase. Fuelled by the blazing first single It Can Wait feat. Owl Eyes (#3, #4 most played on Triple J through the first two weeks of October 2010 and added to NOVA nights nationally and across the board in Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane), the album is the addiction to desire- the moments that define all the emotion and uncertainty of the pursuit of happiness. Buoyed by an incredible palette of infectious production, The Chase is filled with soaring melodies (M-Phazes work on Cigarettes), hard hitting flow (We Don’t Care) and unmistakable chart topping appeal … Continue reading Illy – The Chase [Out Now]

Illy – The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 8]

The anticipation for Illy’s second album, The Chase, continues to grow with the announcement that Triple J has selected it as next week’s Feature Album. Tune in to Triple J all week for your chance to hear more from The Chase! The album’s first single, It Can Wait (feat. Owl Eyes), was the 3rd and 4th most played track on Triple J for the last two weeks respectively. The single has also gained across the board NOVA adds through the country, including Nova 969 (Sydney), Nova 919 (Adelaide), Nova 1069 (Brisbane) along with night time rotation nationally. Expect a brand new … Continue reading Illy – The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 8]

Illy The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 7]

In the lead up to the release of his anticipated second album The Chase, Melbourne MC Illy has launched ‘14 Tracks in 14 Days’. What is 14 Tracks in 14 Days you ask? Commencing last Friday the 15th of October.Illy will be uploading 1 track per day off his new album The Chase for streaming via his official website www.illyal.com Each track will be accompanied by a detailed description of the song, sharing exclusive details like the meanings behind the songs through to the recording process. This is intended to give fans not only an in-depth insight into the album, but also an idea of … Continue reading Illy The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 7]

Illy The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 6]

In the lead up to the release of his anticipated second album The Chase, Melbourne MC Illy has launched ‘14 Tracks in 14 Days’. What is 14 Tracks in 14 Days you ask? Commencing last Friday the 15th of October.Illy will be uploading 1 track per day off his new album The Chase for streaming via his official website www.illyal.com Each track will be accompanied by a detailed description of the song, sharing exclusive details like the meanings behind the songs through to the recording process. This is intended to give fans not only an in-depth insight into the album, but also an idea of … Continue reading Illy The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 6]

Illy The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 5]

In the lead up to the release of his anticipated second album The Chase, Melbourne MC Illy has launched ‘14 Tracks in 14 Days’. What is 14 Tracks in 14 Days you ask? Commencing last Friday the 15th of October. Illy will be uploading 1 track per day off his new album The Chase for streaming via his official website http://www.illyal.com Each track will be accompanied by a detailed description of the song, sharing exclusive details like the meanings behind the songs through to the recording process. This is intended to give fans not only an in-depth insight into the … Continue reading Illy The Chase – 14 Tracks In 14 Days [Day 5]

Illy: The Chase Album Preview – 14 Tracks In 14 Days

In the lead up to the release of his anticipated second album The Chase, Melbourne MC Illy has launched ‘14 Tracks in 14 Days’. What is 14 Tracks in 14 Days you ask? Commencing last Friday the 15th of October. Illy will be uploading 1 track per day off his new album The Chase for streaming via his official website http://www.illyal.com Each track will be accompanied by a detailed description of the song, sharing exclusive details like the meanings behind the songs through to the recording process. This is intended to give fans not only an in-depth insight into the … Continue reading Illy: The Chase Album Preview – 14 Tracks In 14 Days