Vestige – The Inanimate Life

Supastition and Stoupe (formerly of Jedi Mind Tricks) have joined forces to create the music collective, Vestige, which will focus solely on releasing concept albums based around one common theme. The first project will be entitled The Inanimate Life which documents the fictional life story of a man born to an unfit mother and how his life spirals out of control due to her actions, as well as his own mistakes. The story and lyrics were written by Supastition with Stoupe and his production team (Bad Tape) handling the music which meshes together hip hop, downtempo, and live instrumentation. Vestige combines the renowned … Continue reading Vestige – The Inanimate Life

Supastition – The Blackboard EP

North Carolina’s own Supastition releases The Blackboard EP, a FREE 8-track digital EP. The project serves as a thank you to the listeners who continued to support his music after his sudden departure from the music business in 2010. The Blackboard is about returning to the basics of emceeing and rediscovering that vintage sound that Supastition has been known for since his debut album in 2002. The project features the critically acclaimed, Yada Yada, the conceptual Best Worst Day, and the boom bap inspired Indestructible. The only guest appearances on The Blackboard EP are the DJ duo, Faust & Shortee, … Continue reading Supastition – The Blackboard EP

Syntax – The Musical

Early on in your rap career you were one third of Queensland mainstays Trace Elements –  featuring hip-hop producer  M-Phazes and also emcee Tactic One. Tell us a bit about how that crew came together? Myself and Tactic One were friends in high school, and we met M-Phazes through a mutual friend called Lee who worked at a local record store. He had heard about myself and Tactic through the grapevine and wanted to know if we were interested in meeting his friend M-Phazes. Being new to the whole music thing we were totally interested, and Lee played us a … Continue reading Syntax – The Musical

Syntax – The Musical (August 23)

Who is Syntax? The name might not immediately ring a bell, but if you’ve been familiar with Australia’s burgeoning hip-hop-scene long enough, you’ve more than likely had subconscious exposure to the Gold Coast veteran’s not inconsiderable talents. With an apprenticeship served as one third of Queensland mainstays Trace Elements – the crew that birthed this country’s most preeminent hip-hop producer, M-Phazes – and time spent on the road with such luminaries as Bliss N Eso, Phrase and US emcee Supastition, there’s no doubt that Syntax has put paid to that old hip-hop notion of “paying dues”. What’s most surprising about … Continue reading Syntax – The Musical (August 23)