THIS THAT playing times announced, map released

There’s just over a week to plan that outfit, charge that phone and get that mate who was on the fence over the fence. Still not sure? The THIS THAT timetable and map might help. Dropping today, these set times have all the markings of a carefully curated good time. This Stage, That Stage and The Other Stage are firing on all fronts with almost ten hours of absolute killer sets. Chill through the afternoon with Jess Kent, Koi Child and Sampa the Great. Bring on the sunset with the twee sounds of Ball Park Music and kick on into … Continue reading THIS THAT playing times announced, map released

The Game Announces The Release Of The ‘Documentary 2’ Winter (Aus/Nz) 2015

Ten years after releasing his groundbreaking multi-platinum debut album ‘The Documentary’, hip hop legend The Game announces the release of ‘The Documentary 2’ his highly anticipated forthcoming album on eOne Music/Blood Money Ent./Fifth Amendment Ent and Shock Records in Aus/NZ. Earlier this year, on 18th January, The Game celebrated the 10th anniversary of the release of The Documentary’ with a concert in his hometown of LA at the Belasco Theater. The Game brought out surprise guests Dr. Dre (who produced the debut album), Kendrick Lamar, Tyga, Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, O.T. Genasis and Marsha Ambrosius. The Game released ‘Blood Moon:Year Of … Continue reading The Game Announces The Release Of The ‘Documentary 2’ Winter (Aus/Nz) 2015

Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Reveal PRhyme LP

Following the teaser video that they dropped last week, Royce and Preemo have revealed the PRhyme project to be a full length collaborative LP. The album will feature guest appearances from the likes of ScHoolBoy Q, Slaughterhouse, Common, Mac Miller, Killer Mike & more with Preemo handling all production. Additionally, all of the samples Premier utilized have been taken from Adrian Younge tracks. I’ve never sampled just one artist, I’m known for my reputation and my creativity,” says Premier. “I wanted it to be my traditional thing where I sample everything I find, but I am really proud how the … Continue reading Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Reveal PRhyme LP

:: JOEY BADA$$ :: BIG DUSTY

Joey Bada$$ turned heads in 2013 when he released his critically acclaimed debut mixtape, “1999.” It was nominated for mixtape of the year by BET and received critical praise from Pitchfork, Stereo Gum, HipHop DX as well ranking in the top albums of the year list by Complex. Since “1999” Joey’s released two more mixtapes “Rejex” and “Summer Knights”. Joey was included as 2013’s Artist To Watch by MTV, Shazam, eMusic & Billboard (which also named him on their 21 under 21); selected for BET’s 2013 Music Matters program and nominated as Rookie of the Year at the BET Hip … Continue reading :: JOEY BADA$$ :: BIG DUSTY

50 Cent Animal Ambition Out Now

World-renowned Grammy winning rapper, 50 Cent, has premiered one video clip per week in the lead-up to the release of his highly anticipated fifth studio album, Animal Ambition, which is out now in Australia. The video clips, including the single “Smoke” featuring Trey Songz and produced by Dr Dre, have featured on sites across the world. All video clips, including this week’s release “Twisted”, can be viewed here. The 11 track album features guest appearances from the likes of Trey Songz (“Smoke”), Yo Gotti (“Don’t Worry Bout It”), Jadakiss (“Irregular Heartbeat”), Prodigy and Styles P (“Chase The Paper”) and more. … Continue reading 50 Cent Animal Ambition Out Now

Tinashe 2 On feat. SchoolboyQ

The gorgeous rising R&B Star Tinashe is one of 2014’s most exciting and talented new artists. Her debut single 2 On featuring TDE rapper SchoolBoy Q and produced by man-of-the-moment DJ Mustard, is currently racing up the US airplay charts, and her recent performance at SxSW was named Beat Music’s #1 moment from the conference. Blending elements of R&B, pop, hip-hop, indie and alternative music, the young star has caught the attention of media across the world including Vogue, Billboard, VIBE, Pitchfork and SoulCulture. Her three mixtapes  (Black Water, In Case We Die and Reverie) have seen comparisons to some of the greatest female R&B artists to ever … Continue reading Tinashe 2 On feat. SchoolboyQ

Schoolboy Q Oxymoron Australian Tour

Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) recording artist, ScHoolboy Q has announced a series of dates across Australia this June, with special guest and fellow TDE label mate, Isaiah Rashad. With his debut Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope Records album Oxymoron opening at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and being one quarter of revered hip-hop group Black Hippy – alongside Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar – ScHoolboy Q has earned his stripes as one of music’s most exciting, fresh and charismatic talents. ScHoolboy Q drew the attention of a wanting audience with his guest verse on Kendrick Lamar’s “Michael … Continue reading Schoolboy Q Oxymoron Australian Tour

A$AP Ferg Headline Australian Tour

Niche is proud to present the first Australian headline tour of one of A$AP Mob’s most prominent members the Trap Lord himself, A$AP Ferg.  After blowing away audiences in Australia in June of 2013 supporting fellow Mob member, A$AP Rocky, Ferg is back sharing hits off his debut studio album Trap Lord, which hit the TOP 10 in the US Billboard Chart. A$AP Mob is an exciting creative collective of talented NY-based rappers, designers, producers and artists, with Ferg being the second member to release an album. As a rapper, unpredictability remains his only calling card, slipping from gruff, gritty … Continue reading A$AP Ferg Headline Australian Tour

Slaughterhouse – Australian Tour 2013

Slaughterhouse Australian Tour 2013, with special guest ScHoolboy Q and Full Tote Odds. Shady Records Hip Hop super-group Slaughterhouse, are celebrating the release of their sophomore album “welcome to: Our House”, with their very first Australian Tour. The group consisting of four of the most prolific lyricists the rap game has ever seen in Detroit’s Royce da 5’9,’ New Jersey’s Joe Budden, Long Beach, California’s Crooked I and Brooklyn’s Joell Ortiz, have been steadily touring the USA and Europe in 2012 to packed houses and phenomenal reviews. Joining the super-group is currently one of the hottest and most hyped lyricists to … Continue reading Slaughterhouse – Australian Tour 2013

Kendrick Lamar Australian Tour 2012

With tickets for Kendrick Lamar’s first Australian tour selling out in a matter of hours in Sydney and Melbourne, Niche is thrilled to announce Lamar will now appear in larger venues to meet demand for this incredible artist. All tickets purchased for any show will remain valid in that city. Kendrick Lamar (born June 17, 1987), is from Compton, California and is currently signed to Top Dawg, (Dr Dre’s) Aftermath and Interscope/Universal. A member of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy, along with fellow West Coast rappers and label mates Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul, Lamar first gained major attention … Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Australian Tour 2012

Kendrick Lamar – First Australian Tour

Ushering in a new era of lyrical excellence, Kendrick Lamar is the genius MC who, on the eve of releasing his major label debut, announces his first Australian tour presented by Niche Productions. Kendrick Lamar (born June 17, 1987), is from Compton, California and is currently signed to Top Dawg, (Dr Dre’s) Aftermath and Interscope/Universal. A member of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy, along with fellow West Coast rappers and label mates Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul, Lamar first gained major attention after the release of his fourth mixtape, Overly Dedicated in 2010. The following year he released his first … Continue reading Kendrick Lamar – First Australian Tour