Conseps Comes Full Circle On Upcoming Album

Adelaide’s own journeyman delivers his best work to date.  Spirit Kitchen Recordings is proud to release the debut album by Adelaide emcee, Conseps, entitled ‘Full Circle’. The project features guest appearances from Adelaide emcees Patti, Beats, Alerts, Social Change, Evolve, Subliminal and others. … Continue reading Conseps Comes Full Circle On Upcoming Album

Kimence Collective Flow

Adelaide MC/Engineer Kimence has been a familiar face amongst the Adelaide hip hop scene for over a decade. With a fierce determination and passion for creation she has spent this time building a home studio and expanding her skills to include recording for herself and others. With a focus on bringing a unique vibe to the stage Kimence has supported artists including Rugged Man, Masta Ace, La coka Nostra, Terra Firma, Spice 1, Sky high and most recently Fat Joe on his Australian tour. This new album shows a variety of flavour and is a collaboration project that is unique, … Continue reading Kimence Collective Flow

Social Change 100

Adelaide’s Social Change, release brand new track with 12″ to follow over summer! Social Change gets it started back up with their new track ‘100’. Produced by Funkwig with cuts by DJ Snair, the Hip Hop supreme team pick up where they left off delivering a hard funk driven beat topped off with sharp lyrics, scratches and the increasingly rare rap hook. ‘100’ serves somewhat as a reintroduction for Social Change who last released music on the 2010 Butterthief Phat Tape. Since then Social Change has collaborated on tracks with Dialect, Matchless Gift, Ben Iota (Bornski), Chris Bass, Joseph Duigan … Continue reading Social Change 100

Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Matt Van Rooy is proud to announce The Alliance Tour featuring Fluent Form, Mata & Must, One Sixth, Maundz, Discourse, Deece, Dialect & Despair and Social Change. A line-up of this calibre is rarely seen in this magnitude, when it consists of some of the countries brightest and most well respected artists, all on one bill for multiple dates nation wide. This is a one-of-a-kind, special event sure to leave a lasting impression on punters, and go down in local hip hop history as a first of it’s kind. Having already hit Sydney on Saturday night, plus a massive 5 dates … Continue reading Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Ben Iota (formerly known as Bornski of Adroit Effusive/Common Cause) and Matchless Gift (Butterthief) proudly presents Born ‘Free’. Lyrically inspired by Ben Iota’s recent studies, travels and experiences living in a developing country, alongside the manifest production of Matchless Gift, this release explores the theme of freedom, or lack there of. Ben Iota has recently released the video for More Than Just Words featuring Visionz, Motion, Mesha and Social Change. The video is filmed and edited by Maintain from Labrat productions. The production by Matchless Gift is his finest work to date, demonstrating his grasp on both Western and Eastern musical forms, … Continue reading Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Word Adelaide & Pulling Strings Presents Freestyle MC Competition The Language of War

An epic contest is looming as MCs from around Australia vie to take out Word Adelaide’s Freestyle MC Competition this August. The event boasts more than $12,000 in cash and prizes, making it the largest open competition of its type in the southern hemisphere. MCs will compete in acapella, beatbox and instrumental sections across flyweight, middleweight and heavyweight divisions. Heats in Adelaide’s central, northern and southern suburbs will be held for flyweight division entrants, with successful competitors to progress to the competition final. More than $500 in cash and prizes is up for grabs among flyweight division MCs, who must … Continue reading Word Adelaide & Pulling Strings Presents Freestyle MC Competition The Language of War

Realizm & Everyday split 7″ Vinyl

South Australian emcees Realizm and Everyday combine to release a super limited split 7″ vinyl, available now. Side A of this cracking vinyl piece contains Realizm’s – Eyes Never Close featuring Golden Era crew member K21, with production from Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods. On the flip, Side AA is Everyday’s – Money Trees featuring Social Change & Tomorrow, with production from the talented ‘Kid Sinatra’, K21. The release is available to purchase now from Realizm’s official homepage here. While you are there check out Realizm’s 12″ EP Nasty Ill Filthy. Get em’ while you can. Purchase  ||  Official  ||  Twitter  || … Continue reading Realizm & Everyday split 7″ Vinyl

Sketch The Rhyme – No Sleep Til Adelaide Tour (Gluttony – Adelaide Fringe)

Featuring visual artists, hip hop MCs and a full live band, Sketch The Rhyme is a brilliantly unique game show where freestyle rapping meets fast paced illustration and live animation in a number of hilarious improvised games, inspired by Pictionary, Celebrity Heads and Mr Squiggle. Sketch The Rhyme is a fresh, fast and funny interactive hip hop game show where speed drawing meets freestyle rapping to the sounds of a live band. Inspired by Mr Squiggle and Pictionary, this game-show-with-a-twist is made up of a series of playoffs between the artists and the rappers. The artists speed-sketch pictures relevant to a … Continue reading Sketch The Rhyme – No Sleep Til Adelaide Tour (Gluttony – Adelaide Fringe)

Matchless Gift “Inquire Within” Out Now

MC/Producer Matchless Gift from the Butterthief camp presents his debut EP Inquire Within featuring Mesha (Taylor Made Tactix), LKR, Dialect & Social Change with cuts by DJ Snair and Inkswel. A hard-hitting, thought provoking introduction for the artist from South Australia, It’s been a long time coming and well worth the wait for the 8-track release. With an open and honest writing style and an impenetrable mark on production Matchless Gift makes music that inspires the listener to see beyond the grind of everyday norms. A producer born from the love of digging in the crates and an MC born from … Continue reading Matchless Gift “Inquire Within” Out Now

Taylor Made Tactix – Uninvited Guests

Introducing Taylor Made Tactix (TMT), the Hip Hop 4 from the southern suburbs of Adelaide consisting of MC’s Mesha, Mnops and Senca along with veteran Australian Turntablist DJ Snair (Social Change, Cross Bred Mongrels, BattleHoggs). TMT’s journey begins at Morphett Vale High School in 2001 where MC Mesha would frequent ciphers with Johny C and Eckles building up steam in local battles. It was in these freestyle circuits where Mnops would appear all guns blazing, eventually joining the TM team along with MC Senca (formally of Peripheral Visions). By 2006 TMT began making their presence known in the local scene delivering boom-bap … Continue reading Taylor Made Tactix – Uninvited Guests

Versify 2 – Spoken Word at the South Australian Writers’ Centre

Get ready for round 2 of Versify – bringing together spoken word stars and rappers for an evening of lyrics and rhythms that will shake you out of those winter doldrums. Featuring the mesmerizing tones of Omar Musa, Mighty Joe, Luka Lesson, Alia Gabres, Social Change and K21, winner of the Hilltop Hoods Initiative. A cappella rap and spoken word to bring you out of those winter doldrums. Joe Kim A.K.A. Mighty Joe was born and raised in the East Bay, California. Long the breeding ground for independent hip hop artists, the Bay Area’s street smart, often socially conscious sensibilities … Continue reading Versify 2 – Spoken Word at the South Australian Writers’ Centre

Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Premiere Entertainment are pleased to announce the line up for a new series of  hip hop shows beginning at this years Adelaide Fringe Festival. This all local talent show brings together many of the heavyweights within Hip Hop in South Australia. SUMMER JAM 2011, will feature live performances by, Rhyse Marks – Beatboxing, DJ Sanchez, Social Change, DJ Motion, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair and more. This massive night will be hosted by none other than K21. Tickets for’ SUMMER JAM 2011 are on sale now thru, Fringtix.. $25 plus booking fee. SUMMER JAM 2011 will be … Continue reading Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Dialect Interview: The Vortex, Vinyl & Video Clips

aahh catches up with one of the hottest emcees in the country right now, emcee Dialect from Dialect & Despair. In the interview we talk all things Vortex related, digging, technology and how it affects our hip hop world plus much much more. Check it out. aahh: The Vortex has been out for a few months now and has been dubbed by many as one of the top albums of 2010, you’ve also toured and dropped two killer film clips. Can 2011 beat that? Dialect: We’ll have to wait and see! We are not out to rush anything we produce. … Continue reading Dialect Interview: The Vortex, Vinyl & Video Clips

DJ Skae’s A-List [Out Now]

DJ Skae’s – A-List, a compilation of Hip Hop’s finest, dropped on February 18th 2011 through Green Distribution (MGM). It will be available at your local independent hip hop store as well as JBHi-Fi’s, Sanity etc. After dropping DJ Skae’s Guestlist just about a year ago, DJ Skae is back with another killer compilation album, DJ Skae’s A-List. This time Skae has chosen artists from around the country to submit songs for this compilation and Australia’s finest hip hop artists have delivered some heat. With artists from each state, Fluent Form (VIC), Draz (TAS) , D’Opus & Ro’Shambo (ACT), Torcha & … Continue reading DJ Skae’s A-List [Out Now]

The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!

The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out! Shout outs to everyone for supporting our Queensland cousins in their time of need. With 10 acts and 5 DJ’s coming together this is looking like being a huge night!! A big shout out also goes to April77 for doing the artwork for free, Blue Max Music for helping to organise the event and all the artists involved for donating their time. A massive shout out goes to The Gov for hosting the event and for donating proceeds from the bar on the night, what an amazing gesture from … Continue reading The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!

SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief feat. K21, Pagen Elypsis, Simplex, Social Change, Funkoars & Hilltop Hoods

On the 27th of January, SA’s Hip Hop community will be coming together at The Gov to raise money for the QLD flood relief. Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents, Simplex, Social Change, K21, Pagen Elypsis, Mase N Mattic are all on the bill with more acts to be announced shortly. The night will be hosted by Trials and tickets are only $20 so get in quick. A big thank you to The Gov who will be donating proceeds from the bar towards the QLD flood relief as well. This will be Hilltop Hoods only show in Adelaide this year!!! Purchase Tickets … Continue reading SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief feat. K21, Pagen Elypsis, Simplex, Social Change, Funkoars & Hilltop Hoods

V.High.P Jam X1 feat. Mata & Must [Sat Dec 11]

Victoria’s Mata & Must will launch their latest vinyl release at the next instalment of the infamous V.High.P Jam parties at The Sceptre. The hip hop duo have just released the Low Life’s Gospel EP and will be joined by Funk Movement (Social Change’s amazing live band format), as well as Prime from Pagen Elypsis and many more local hip hop outfits. Doors open at 9pm on Sat Dec 11. Entry is $10. Line-up: Mata & Must, Funk Movement, Prime, Taylor Made Tactix, Speekup, Matchless Gift & LKR, Funkwig & Snair and One Above. Continue reading V.High.P Jam X1 feat. Mata & Must [Sat Dec 11]

DJ Skae’s – A-List [Coming Soon]

After dropping DJ Skae’s Guestlist about a year ago, DJ Skae is back with another killer compilation album, DJ Skae’s A-List. This time Skae has chosen artists from around the country to submit songs for this compilation and Australia’s finest hip hop artists have delivered some heat. With artists from each state, Fluent Form (VIC), Draz (TAS) , D’Opus & Ro’Shambo (ACT), Torcha & B-Don (NSW), Tommy Illfigga (QLD), Chase (SA) and Hunter (WA) to name a few, this compilation album showcases the hottest hip hop from around the country. This album also features international collaborations with the likes of … Continue reading DJ Skae’s – A-List [Coming Soon]

Dialect and Despair – The Vortex (Review)

A vortex (plural: vortices) The motion of the fluid swirling rapidly around a center. If Adelaide locals, emcee Dialect and producer Despair have any relation to the title of their brand new LP The Vortex, then Dialect’s flows are surely swirling rapidly around the center of Despair’s production. Dialect and Despair – The Vortex has just been released on Adelaide’s newest label Uknowho Records and it’s enveloping all in its wake. The Vortex is a 15 track odyssey into the world of Dialect. Dialect’s purpose here is clear, to enlighten people on the importance of hip hop values and teachings … Continue reading Dialect and Despair – The Vortex (Review)

Butterthief presents V.High.P Jam X – Return of the Funk Movement

If you are looking for something to do in Adelaide this Friday night, Butterthief presents V.High.P Jam X – Return of the Funk Movement. On the night catch Social Change performing with a live band, emcee Requiem from Victoria, Alter Reign, Inkswel (VIC), One Above (Beat Showcase), and Fat Pockets (Funkwig & DJ Snair) spinning Funk and Hip Hop. Details in short: Friday 30th July at Electric Light Hotel 235 Grenfell Street Adelaide $10 Entry 8pm. $15 after 10pm 18+ Butterthief webpage Butterthief twitter roster Continue reading Butterthief presents V.High.P Jam X – Return of the Funk Movement

Dialect & Despair – The Vortex Album Launch (ADL)

Dialect & Despair Album Launch Saturday August 7 – Rocket Bar Adelaide. Door sales only, $10 before 11pm, $15 after 11pm. Doors open at 9. Lineup: Dialect & Despair Social Change Motion Alter Reign Special surprise international guest After supporting some of the biggest names in hip hop, the guys have decided to put together a little launch party for the new album, The Vortex (out now on UKNOWHO Records), along with some of their friends who happen to be featured on the album, not to mention a surprise international guest. The Vortex has been receiving great reviews from Triple … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – The Vortex Album Launch (ADL)

Dialect and Despair – The Vortex Out Now!

The new album from Adelaide’s Dialect and Despair – The Vortex is out now  featuring Delta, Social Change and Motion. The Vortex is now in stock at these selected stores for $20 Clinic 116, Cold Krush, The Wax Department (Old Big Star Marion, Clarity Records (Pulteney Street), Da Klinic. It’s only in Adelaide at the moment but will be in stores Australia wide at the trustworthy local Independent Hip Hop stockists. 300 Double LP, full picture cover records are available of The Vortex but are moving fast. The Orange Wax has already sold out. Merchandise coming soon so keep your … Continue reading Dialect and Despair – The Vortex Out Now!

A Sight For Sore Eyes – SA Charity Gig

This show will see one of the biggest line-ups of Adelaide Hip Hop in the past 5 years, donating their time and energy to support and raise much needed funds for the Royal Society for the Blinds Children and Youth Services. Get behind this great cause and show your support by parting with a lousy $10 to see some of Adelaide’s finest and help some vision impaired kids to live a better life. This is a daytime gig, so come and have some drinks and chill in the Electric Light Hotels Beer Garden. Doors open @ 1PM The day consists … Continue reading A Sight For Sore Eyes – SA Charity Gig

Dialect – JJJ unearthed feature artist

South Australian emcee Dialect has been picked as this weeks Triple J Unearthed feature artist. As a part of the whole deal, Triple J threw a few q’s Dialects way. You can check that out below. Also, make sure you head over to Dialects unearthed page here, and download some new tracks plus leave a review. 1. Tell us about your music – How did you develop your flow and sound? I make straight up Hip Hop music with a focus on heavy beats and true lyricism inspired by my life experience, passion for record collecting and that 90’s New … Continue reading Dialect – JJJ unearthed feature artist

allaussie hip hop’s spotlight on: Dialect and Despair

Incase you didn’t know…. Dialect began rhyming at the tender age of 12, inspired by his eldest brothers collection of classic 80’s/90’s era Hip Hop. Entering his first freestyle battle at the age of 13 Dialect took it out and went on to win countless more battles making him a force to reckoned with on the mic at an early age. Well renown for his remarkable freestyle ability and live show performance Dialect became a stalwart in the live hip hop circuit in Adelaide. He then released his debut EP The Sound of Change in 2006 featuring hip hop heavyweight … Continue reading allaussie hip hop’s spotlight on: Dialect and Despair

NJE – From The Outside Looking In

NJE is a solo hip hop artist hailing from Campbelltown in Sydney Australia, (Originally born in New Zealand). He has always had a love & passion for Hip Hop and started writing in 1999. In December 2005 he released his debut album NJE – Life’s Scripturez, without a label which he self distributed to various stores around AUS such as JB HI FI & online… In May 2008 NJE followed up his debut with a new mixtape titled The Independent Hustlers Mixtape with DJ D-Kutz, to give his fans a taste of what to expect in the future. The mixtape … Continue reading NJE – From The Outside Looking In

Pagen Elypsis ‘2010’ FREE mixtape + Double Or Nothing 7 gig

MC Prime had this to say to allaussie hip hop regarding the release of a new free mixtape from the Pagen Elypsis crew. “My crew has released a new free mixtape as of today called ‘2010’. This mixtape serves as a prelude to the full LP “One Way Ticket” which is recorded and ready to be released next year”. Pagen Elypsis 2010 Mixtape features 100% original production by Strange Notes, Purpose & Answer and is mixed by the almighty Battlehoggs crew! Cuts by DJ Kansel + DJ Snair. This is an Official Battlehoggs release. Track 5 taken from the forthcoming … Continue reading Pagen Elypsis ‘2010’ FREE mixtape + Double Or Nothing 7 gig