Taken from The Key of Sea – a compilation of collaborations between Australian and migrant/refugee Australian artists. Artists such as Sarah Blasko, The Cat Empire and Tim Rogers team up with artists like Diafrix, Ajak Kwai and Nadia Omar and the results are quite amazing. Urthboy wrote this song, along with Count Bounce in between tours, workshops for kids in Indonesia and a regional under-age tour in NSW. “The lyrics in this song are often direct quotes from his letters so it’s accurate to say that Jamshed is my co-songwriter on this – and it’s very much his and Polly’s song. … Continue reading Urthboy and Group 120 – Letters From Jamshed (The Key Of Sea)
After a poor showing last year, it’s time to get some aussie hip hop in the Triple J Hottest 100 for 2009. Each week leading up to the countdown allaussie hip hop will provide you with a selected Australian artists ‘Top 10’ of the year. To kick things off we have Skryptcha, the 22-year-old Sydney MC who released his Left To Write EP earlier in the year which featured hits like Food For Thought and a fav of ours Turtles. Here’s a bit on what Skryptcha had to say about his upcoming album titled ‘One Way’ due for release early 2010. Expect some … Continue reading Skryptcha’s Top 10 of 2009!