Kogz Leaving feat. Kathleen McCormack

Leaving lends real weight to the album’s narrative, harnessed around a sinister beat courtesy of Mat Rafle We revisit the latest album from Western Australian emcee Kogz. Leaving is a serious track which finds Kogz telling dark stories of a personal woe accompanied by the serene vocals of Kathleen McCormack who finds the calm between an exchange of brunt verses. While he knows very well to let the wax talk, it’s become Kogz’ style to etch his raps all through a beat carving his name deep into the local hip hop scene. The Perth emcee first came to note after entering … Continue reading Kogz Leaving feat. Kathleen McCormack

Exqizit Flow Methistopheles

A member of the Rytoz Reign crew, emcee Exqizit Flow has dropped a brand new release. Titled ”Methistopheles”, this is the debut EP release from Exqizit Flow. Entirely produced by Rob Shaker the album features South Brissy’s most gully in Gaz Hazard, and also Angela Lamore. Clocking in at 5 tracks, featuring cuts from Rob Shaker and artwork design by the talented Paul Deej, this release is a must cop. You can purchase a CD hard copy by following the link here. Continue reading Exqizit Flow Methistopheles

Graphic Boom State

Since his teenage years, Graphic (of Perth based hip-hop group Clandestien) has developed a lyrical and poetic writing style filled with complex rhyme patterns and even more complicated subject matter. His life experiences, in particular several trips throughout Latin America, have helped to shape his perspective and feelings towards modern civilisation. His thoughts can only be describe as Raw Intelligence. Boom State refers not only to Western Australia and Queensland (the mining hotspots of Australia) but rather the state of mind the government, power brokers and the general public find themselves in during recent economic times. Australia has a proud … Continue reading Graphic Boom State

Vursafied Break The Mould

Break The Mould is the second EP from upcoming Sydney rapper Vursafied. Vursafied hails from the Hills District in Sydney’s North West and has been steadily building a following over the last couple of years. His latest effort titled Break The Mould features production from Cam Bluff, youngster Hamley, Koolta, SBX’s latest addition Rob Shaker, Castar and Stainz. The features list is just as impressive with Emilio Rojas, 316, DJayne & A-BINNIE. Break The Mould is available now, for the cheap price of $7. Head here to purchase the EP now. allaussiehiphop.com are giving away some signed copies of Vursafied’s … Continue reading Vursafied Break The Mould

Marksman Llyod Rewrite The Ending

‘Rewrite the Ending’ is the new single and title track off the latest EP from Perth’s rising star, Marksman Lloyd. The successful launch of the EP just this September, saw the release crack into the top 20 iTunes hip hop charts while accompanied by a national tour. ‘Rewrite the Ending’ sees Marksman adding a head nodding, summer banger to his already energetic repertoire, with stellar production from Creed Birch and mind bending cuts from Rob Shaker, the single sets itself apart from the type of hip hop emerging from Australia at present. It follows hot on the heels of Marksman’s … Continue reading Marksman Llyod Rewrite The Ending

Vursafied Keep On Searching feat. DJayne (Prod. Cam Bluff)

Brand new single and video clip ‘Keep On Searching’ Vursafied is an upcoming Hip Hop artist from the Hills District in Sydney’s North West. He has recently released a brand new track titled Keep On Searching feat. DJayne. Keep On Searching features production from the beat master Cam Bluff. The official video for the track was filmed by Vursafied and Crystal Buckman. Vursafied is currently working on his second EP titled “Break The Mould” which will feature production from Cam Bluff, Ciecmate, Rob Shaker, Koolta, Vampts, Paulie P, Castar and Stainz which is set to be released in late 2014. You can also pick up V’s … Continue reading Vursafied Keep On Searching feat. DJayne (Prod. Cam Bluff)

Support the Warriors! The Robert Hunter Cup

The Eastside Kings and The Westside Warriors will slog it out for The Robert Hunter Cup on Saturday 25th of October at Steel Blue Oval Bassendean, WA. This will be the final Robert Hunter Cup played. All proceeds of the game will raise money to support seriously ill through the Make-a-Wish Foundation, with the aim to beat last years $37,000 + record. Hunter was one of Australia’s most loved MC’s, who sadly lost his battle with cancer in October 2011. His second love after hip hop was AFL, a major supporter of his teams The Fremantle Dockers and local WAFL … Continue reading Support the Warriors! The Robert Hunter Cup

Kogz Had Enough feat. Sever & Rob Shaker

Kogz, one of Perth’s younger emcee’s to emerge recently, has been working on his debut project for the good part of a year now. After entering a competition for ‘up and coming’ rappers organised by SBX member Mr. Grevis, Kogz won a weeks worth of studio time with Rob Shaker. The opportunity allowed Kogz to adapt his idea for a project from mixtape to full LP. Supporting Grevis a couple of times, the young emcee caught the attention of a few local stalwarts of the Perth scene. Guest verses and collaborators on the album include Mr. Grevis, Bitter Belief, Complete, … Continue reading Kogz Had Enough feat. Sever & Rob Shaker

Fitzy Long Time Coming EP

The Long Time Coming EP is the first official EP from Melbourne based hip/hop artist Fitzy. Fitzy is an up and coming Hip Hop artist whose out to pay music back by sharing his gift.  Having first listened to hip hop as a frustrated teenager looking for an outlet to escape family life he formed a bond with music so strong it would eventually evolve into what we see today. Fitzy joined the Military in 2008 providing him the opportunity to visit parts of Australia and the world, writing down his experiences where possible. Over the next five years Fitzy continued writing … Continue reading Fitzy Long Time Coming EP

aahh Radio – Episode 4 – Mr Grevis

In episode 3 of aahh Radio we chat to Mr Grevis, who has just released his sophomore LP titled My Escape, featuring production from Dazastah, Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. The album features the Funkoars crew, Joyride, Drapht and a heap more.  In Episode 4, we discuss the brand new album My Escape. Mr Grevis’ induction into the legendary SBX Crew, The Robert Hunter Cup, Mr Grevis’ new positive outlook on life, his work with the Funkoars and a whole heap more.  Expect a whole heap of dope guests and features in the upcoming episodes of aahh Radio. If you would like to feature in … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 4 – Mr Grevis

Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 4 Coming Soon

MC Purpose last week announced that If The City Had A Voice Pt. 4 is coming out on October 24th as a free download from his new site ifthecityhadavoice.com and has recently leaked a brand new song titled ‘Falcy‘. If The City Had A Voice Pt. 4 features Creo, Madness (USA), Prime, Motive, Mr Hill, Bitter Belief, Rob Shaker & Emily. Purpose is recognized not only as a rapper, but as a killer producer with a diverse and fresh sound. His on-point, energetic live show has already toured the country extensively, gathering even more steam since the release of his … Continue reading Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 4 Coming Soon

Mr Grevis My Escape Out Now

Mr. Grevis, WA’s most affable emcee and most recent inductee into the almighty Sylabollix crew returns with his second album My Escape after the popularity of his debut release The Sampler in 2012. Already receiving triple j airplay for singles So Beautiful feat. Joyride and Ness, and The Apology Song feat. Drapht, things are looking promising for Mr. Grevis’s sophomore release. Combining his supreme knack for story-telling with structurally savvy song writing, Grevis has teamed up with fellow SBX cohort Dazastah for the bulk of the album’s production, with additional beats from Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. Tinged with new-age sounds and … Continue reading Mr Grevis My Escape Out Now

Mr. Grevis – My Escape

WA’s most affable emcee and most recent inductee into the almighty Sylabollix crew – Mr. Grevis returns with his second album My Escape after the popularity of his debut release The Sampler in 2012. Combining his supreme knack for story-telling with structurally savvy song writing, Grevis has teamed up with fellow SBX cohort Dazastah for the bulk of the album’s production, with additional beats Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. Tinged with new-age sounds and live instrumentation to match the array of subjects explored, My Escape reflects the times through Mr Grevis‘ eyes both sonically and lyrically. With plenty of guest … Continue reading Mr. Grevis – My Escape

Rob Shaker – Shaken Not Stirred Mixtape

Rob Shaker is a Producer/ Turntablist from Perth, the Shaken Not Stirred Mixtape features a host of dope artists including Hunter & Mortar, Layla, Bitter Belief, Mr Grevis, Maundz, Raven, Fluent Form, Tomahawk, The Optimen, Purpose and more. You can pick up this killer release for a ‘Name Your Price’ fee. You can grab yours here. Official  ||  Twitter  ||  Facebook Continue reading Rob Shaker – Shaken Not Stirred Mixtape

Bitter Belief’s lead single ‘Mr Big Man’ taken from sophomore album The Gallery

If the name Bitter Belief sounds familiar to you, maybe it’s because you know him from the live circuit as Drapht’s hype-man, or as part of WA’s famous Syllabolix crew alongside the late and great emcee Hunter. Bitter has been an integral part of Perth’s hip hop scene for close to a decade. Having released over ten mix-tapes and one LP already, BB has honed his craft. Lead single Mr Big Man is a sobering look at the obnoxious behaviour typical of young males after drinking a few too many. Produced by long-time friend and collaborator Rob Shaker, the beat is … Continue reading Bitter Belief’s lead single ‘Mr Big Man’ taken from sophomore album The Gallery

Bitter Belief – The Gallery (Out Now!)

Perth native Bitter Belief (Syllabolix) drops his sophomore album The Gallery through Obese Records Distribution today! The LP features the likes of The Tongue, Purpose, Briggs, Hau, Creed Birch, Mr Grevis and more. With producer Creed Birch handling most of the album’s production, the two have been working together for years developing their sound. Production credits also include M-Phazes, Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker, who also handled cuts, mixing and mastering. You can purchase The Gallery here. Bandcamp  ||  Twitter  ||  Facebook  ||  Purchase Continue reading Bitter Belief – The Gallery (Out Now!)

Kadyelle – The Theory Of Everything

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

Cortext – Streaming Consciousness 2.0

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

Slackjaw – Eat A Rat 4: Still Hungry

Slackjaw is an unadulterated entertainer. At the age of 17 he took out Perth’s premier battle competition, Open Mic Combat. His hunger for the microphone was hard to miss, appearing at the revered Hyde Park Mondays with his endless freestyles and memorable live performances. Fast forward to 2006, to the release of Eat A Rat 1, the first part of his infamous mixtape series. The mixtapes were based around the beats he grew up on, and from here Slackjaw developed a cult following in his home town of Fremantle. On the search for inspirational beats, Slackjaw turned to local producers Rob … Continue reading Slackjaw – Eat A Rat 4: Still Hungry

Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

After a short absence from touring, he’s back on the road, we’ve got the Downsyde and SBX general himself headlining the upcoming show with his solo project Optamus, backing him up is Obese Records latest distro signee launching his debut album The Sampler – Mr Grevis!!! No stranger to Adelaide after extensive touring with Drapht, is Bitter Belief, he’ll be dropping tracks off his last mixtape The Tourguide and also drop some sneak peaks from the up coming album The Gallery, which is set to do some big things. Holding down the decks for nearly everybody on this night, is … Continue reading Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

Purpose – Cities, Classics, Where It Starts

2011 was a huge year for South Australian MC & Producer Purpose. Instead of doing a 2011 wrap up for Purps, we caught up with him to chat all his If The City Had a Voice Mixtape series, the new album, highlights from 2011 and what the future holds for this enigmatic artist.  You had a huge 2011, what was your biggest highlight of the year?  The feeling of finally just putting the mixing/producing skills I’ve learned over the past few years into practise was extremely satisfying. But every time this question pops up I have to say performing on … Continue reading Purpose – Cities, Classics, Where It Starts

Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 3

After experiencing large underground success with If the City Had A Voice Pt. 2, touring the country twice and spending countless hours in the studio, Purpose rounds out the year by presenting the 3rd installment of his mixtape series. If the City Had A Voice pt. 3 is out now available here. It features 14 tracks from the Adelaide MC/producer and is mixed by DJ Hacksaw once again, showcasing the growing on track chemistry they have developed in such a short space of time. It also features Prime & Motive of Pagen Elypsis and production from Purpose himself, Rob Shaker, Answer & Debate. The full LP Where It Starts is slated to be released … Continue reading Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 3

Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 3

Adelaide producer / emcee and Pagen Elypsis member, Purpose has been building momentum to his début solo effort with his cracking If The City Had A Voice mixtape series. Late November will see If The City Had A Voice Pt. 3 drop for free release and  is mixed by fellow South Australian DJ Hacksaw. Artists that feature on If The City Had A Voice Pt. 3 include fellow PE members Prime and Motive, with production by Purpose, Answer, Rob Shaker (WA) and Cam Bluff (QLD). Purpose has put out 6 releases both as a solo artist and as an integral part of group efforts. His growth both in and out of the … Continue reading Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 3

Bitter Belief – Isolation (Out Now)

The debut album from Perth MC Bitter Belief. Bitter B has been paying his dues over the last few years on mixtapes, guest spots and rocking stages all over the country, on his own and also touring with SBX’s Drapht. Bitter Belief was also a part of the recent album The Dragon Project with Tomahawk, Defyre and Rob Shaker. Who Would Want me Dead? (feat. Dazastah & Drapht) Isolation is his debut album, featuring production from the West’s best, Optamus, Dazastah, Rob Shaker and Creed Birch. Tracklisting: 1. Introduction 2. Who You Came To See 3. Move Back 4. Burning … Continue reading Bitter Belief – Isolation (Out Now)

Maundz – Mr Nobody Album Sampler

Here it is people, an 8 track preview taken from the upcoming Maundz album Mr Nobody. The full album will be 17 tracks deep, so this is just a snippet of what to expect. Mr Nobody will drop May 7 and it will surely make a splash. Make sure you hold on to something when you hear the sampler or you may be blown away! We dropped the link for the free download of the track No Concern, if you missed that you can pick it up direct here. Alongside Maundz, guests include Verbal Kent (US), Shawn Lov (US), Fluent … Continue reading Maundz – Mr Nobody Album Sampler

Maundz – Mr Nobody (May 7)

After years of keeping the scene at bay, 2010 will finally see the highly anticipated release of local emcee Maundz’s debut LP, Mr Nobody. Cliche’s and tall tales aside, the Melbourne city native breathes the ferocity of a seasoned veteran and is bound to set the benchmark on how hip hop should be done. Since releasing his first two 7” inch records through Mass MC’s Double Beef records in 2005, the 24 year old emcee has garnered a strong underground following within the country, living up to his reputation as the local scene’s best kept secret. Featuring a stellar line … Continue reading Maundz – Mr Nobody (May 7)