Interview: Jake Biz – Commercial Hell

It’s been many years in the brewing, now finally Brisbane underground hip hop legend Jake Biz’s debut album Commercial Hell is ready for the tasting. Riding off the back of his highly successful debut single, Deuce Deuce, Commercial Hell dropped through Karsniogenics and Obese Records Distribution. aahh: Your new LP Commercial Hell is out now. The album art and the title to the album both seem to be inspired by Run DMC’s album Raising Hell. Explain to us the concept behind that? Jake Biz: The title track itself wasn’t at all inspired by Run DMC, though the overall concept certainly was. I’m an enormous Run DMC fan, as is most my … Continue reading Interview: Jake Biz – Commercial Hell

MC 360 features in ‘Bad, Meet Evil’ photo shoot [Designers of album covers, tattoos, illustrations, clothing etc]

Amid the incessant droning of commerce lecturers and the clinical fluorescent lighting of the university halls, a complex soul emerged from the masses. Societal and parental expectations were put aside and his creative conscience surfaced. Soon, he was staring out the studio window, wondering if he made the right decision in swapping the text books for Textas. Introducing, the illustrative graphic designer and director of clothing label, ‘Bad, meet Evil’. Fonti confidently transfers the bold, dramatic and somewhat gruesome imagery from his mind, to the fabric with a passion. From the quality screen printing to the intricate embroidery, ‘Bad, meet Evil’ is … Continue reading MC 360 features in ‘Bad, Meet Evil’ photo shoot [Designers of album covers, tattoos, illustrations, clothing etc]

Koolism – Jam Master Jay Til Infinity Tribute

Koolism; Hau and Danielsan have knocked together this tune in a day or two to show their love for the work of Jam Master Jay and his presence in helping to create this global phenomenon called hip hop. Koolism substituted some of the lyrics from ‘Jam Master Jay’ (from the ‘RUN-DMC’ album) – going head to head with RUN & DMC. Daniel created the beat, re-creating some of the same bits and cuts from the original tune. And there you have it. So to commemorate the anniversary of JMJ’s death, Koolism are unleashing this tune to Koolism, Jam Master Jay, … Continue reading Koolism – Jam Master Jay Til Infinity Tribute