Hailing from Perth WA, Chekid from the Freek styles crew has teamed up with Rights to release a brand new collaborative album titled Are You Alive? Are You Alive features artists such as Porsah Laine, Bryte, Knowledge Bones & Arshya. Cuts are dished up by DJ Jamu. With the albums artwork designed by Nigel Josway (Slake Apparel). Are You Alive is available now as a name your pice download and can be picked up here. The album was mixed & mastered @ Phat Rich Records. Download || Reverb || Soundcloud Continue reading Rights & Chekid Are You Alive
Touted as being one of the most skillful females in the scene right now after her solid debut release Earthworthy in 2010 and The One Nighter mixtape in 2011. Kadyelle has supported and toured with such acts as Sage Francis, Ozi Batla, M-Phazes, Phrase, Illy, Spit Syndicate, The Tongue, Class A, Optamus, Muph & Plutonic, Seth Sentry plus many more. Her newest LP The Theory of Everything features Ozi Batla, Thorts, Optamus, Dazastah, Hunter, Porsah Laine, Rachael Berry, Soma, Miss Karleena, Miss.She.ill, Rob Shaker and production from Rahjconkas, The Digital Assassin, Admin Beats and Ren Riz. The Theory of Everything is available now for a ‘name … Continue reading Kadyelle – The Theory Of Everything
Having hit the ground running in February with the title track, Bryte picks up the pace with the release of his sophomore album Bryte Side Of Life. Out through TOO SOLID Records/MGM Distribution on 5th April, not only is the LP inspiring and reflective but it’s got multi-level humour that will both amuse and shock. Born and raised in Brisbane, now living in Perth, Bryte has been exposed to many different experiences, attitudes and ways of life from a young age. Fostered from his sick mother at just a few days old, there is no question that Bryte’s depth of understanding … Continue reading Bryte – Bryte Side Of Life
Cortext is a WA hip hop artist who has been making noise around the state for a while now. The Perth based/South West raised lyricist has been apart of several projects over the last few years, as well as releasing two collaborative CDs, Champion Music, with SMA crewmate Chekid, and Ill Recognise Ill, with long-time friend and collaborator Aero.D. Cortext latest effort comes in the form of two disc release titled Streaming Consciousness 2.0. Featuring a host of artists including Ulla Shay, Bsyde, Crispe, Bryte MC, Porsah Laine, Fatty Phew, Graphic, Greeley, Bitter Belief and more. Productions duties are … Continue reading Cortext – Streaming Consciousness 2.0
Puppet Strings is the first single from Kadyelle’s new studio album, The Theory of Everything due for release in 2012. The track features SBX legends Dazastah, Optamus (of Downsyde), Hunter & Porsah Laine, along with Perth’s beloved Soma and freshly WA-settled veteran rapper from VIC, Thorts. The two-part single reps production from The Digital Assassin (formerly of Blades) and Rahjconkas.Vocals and ‘Rahjconkas Mix‘ beat mixed by Aetcix. Touted as being one of the most skillful females in the scene right now, after her solid debut release Earthworthy hit shelves in April 2010 (and later as a free download on Bandcamp). Kadyelle … Continue reading Kadyelle – Puppet Strings
Robert Hunter died at 7am Thursday 20 at Murdoch Hospice Western Australia. Hunter had been suffering from terminal cancer since his diagnosis in 2009. He struggled for the last few days and then peacefully passed with his mother by his side. Hunter’s family are making funeral arrangements and will issue a media statement with details of the special memorial gathering planned for fans and music industry peers. His mother Trish says “I had 36 years with my beautiful son, he was the light of my life and I am so proud of what he achieved in the short time that … Continue reading Robert Hunter (1975 – 2011)
The last 2 years have been extremely busy for Kid Selzy, Shortly after appearing on the highly Acclaimed compilation Dental Records vol.1 Kid Selzy dropped The Creep Which has become a underground favorite & as a result had to be repressed due to the first pressing selling out in very quick succession. But before the limited edition repress hit stores Kid Selzy had already started work on his now highly anticipated debut lp The Creepshow which contains 18 brand new full length tracks. The Creepshow is an extremely diverse album with very personal songs such as The Truth, Amard, Nevermind … Continue reading Kid Selzy – The Creepshow
NSW hip-hop collective Thundamentals have announced their first national headlining tour in support of their recently released full length, Sleeping On Your Style! After successful runs supporting Astronomy Class and shows on the current Obese Records Block Party Tour, Thundamentals will cross the country hitting major cities and regional locations on a trek dubbed the Wake Up Tour! The tour kicks off in Sydney on October 30 at The Gaelic Club with an eclectic lineup featuring the improvisational comedy/hip hop troupe Sketch The Rhyme. The tour will see the group perform live alongside labelmates Mantra and Coalition Crew (sets not … Continue reading Thundamentals – Wake Up Tour!