The list of collaborators reads like a hip hop fantasy team: Nas, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, The Roots, Common, Rakim, Q-Tip, De La Soul, Jazzy Jeff, Busta Rhymes, Big Daddy Kane among others. But this is no … Continue reading J.Period 10th Anniversary Collection & Limited Edition Box Set
One of the biggest and greatest hip-hop DJ’s Grandmaster flash has recently released a compilation album and has given a track by track review of why he plays certain songs. The album features songs from legends such as Nas, A Tribe Called Quest, the Sugar Hill Gang, Eric B and Rakim and a host of more classic hip-hop tracks from some of the greats. Grandmaster Flash does a track by track selection on Afrika Bambaataa – Planet Rock, Nas – The World Is Yours, Rob Base & DJ ez Rock – It Takes Two, Eminem – Lose Yourself, A Tribe … Continue reading The Grandmaster Flash Collection Track By Track
What Difference Does it Make? RBMA Film now available to stream or download online. The 96 minute documentary was shot at the RBMA in NYC last year, interviewing a number of guest lecturers who have graced the RBMA couch including Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, James Murphy, Brian Eno, Philip Glass, Giorgio Moroder, Erykah Badu, Nile Rodgers, Rakim, Skream, Q-Tip, Bernie Worrell, Egyptian Lover, Ken Scott, Thundercat, Richie Hawtin, James Murphy, Debbie Harry and more. Red Bull Music Academy has put together myriad projects to mark its 15th anniversary, chief among them a film and a book. What Difference Does It Make? A … Continue reading What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music
With a passion and drive for perfection, Prophet Rayza draws from his musical inspiration the likes of Nas, Rakim, Ice T, KRS One and Wu Tang Clan. In 2009 he released the first Spits and Pieces mixtape which went on to move all of the limited 5,000 copies pressed within two months of its release. Prophet Rayza now brings you the follow up to Spits and Pieces with Volume 2. His last record Six Books (Born Fresh Records), saw him working with some of this countries and abroads most up and coming producers including 5th Seal from New York, Dats … Continue reading Prophet Rayza – Spits & Pieces Vol 2.
This is the official film clip for This Is, the lead single off Prophet Rayza’s (QLD) debut EP Six Books. Released November 12th 2010 on Born Fresh Records and distributed nationally by MGM. For ten years now Prophet Rayza has been a stronghold in the Australian Hip Hop scene perfecting his talents across the four elements of Hip Hop as an emcee, breakdancer, graffiti artist and beatboxer.His passion for the art form stems from his first train trip from Brisbane to Melbourne at five years of age, when he first saw graffiti and told his mother when he grew up … Continue reading Prophet Rayza: “This Is” film clip [6 Books EP]
aahh: After years and years of waiting, we’ve finally copped the debut LP from “giant” of the scene Bigfoot. Why has it taken so long for us all to see a full length Bigfoot solo album? Bigfoot: I spent a lot of time working on music for other people, doing shows, moving house a whole lot of times, paying bills & laying on my back in hospital. I’ve never had somewhere stable to record everything, as evidenced by the number of different studios “Giant Steps” was recorded in, so I could never complete tracks to my satisfaction until recently. I … Continue reading Bigfoot Interview – Giant Steps: Imbeciles, Inoffensive Smooth Talking & Emo-Rhymers