With poignant political themes, sharp lyricism and melodic boom-bap production, Brisbane local MC Synergy launches his debut solo album ‘Waiting For The Collapse’ August 19th at The Milk Factory. Continue reading MC Synergy launches debut album ‘Waiting For The Collapse’
Mention Rainman amongst the initiated and the respect attributed to his name is palpable. Recognised nationally as one of Queensland’s finest, Rainman’s list of collaborations, support slots and guest appearances reads like a who’s who of Australian hip hop. Rainman is poised to drop his second album Bigger Pictures, in stores Friday 4 May through Obese distribution. The album sees Sammsonite (The Optimen) return for the lion’s share of the production but also features some of Australia’s finest beat – smiths including the APRA and AIR Award winning, ARIA nominated Count Bounce (TZU/Urthboy), DJ Bonez, Mangohig (Sietta), Chasm (Astronomy Class), … Continue reading Rainman – Bigger Pictures
Billed as ‘a watershed in local hip hop’, Rainman (Ray Bourne) has attracted some hefty praise since releasing his debut album Fire in the Belly. Rainman has been hailed as Queensland’s best kept secret with an eloquence for song-writing rarely seen in hip hop. Descriptions of Rainman’s music are consistently praiseworthy – what we have here is hip hop that is honest, thoughtful and fun. Rainman has appeared as a feature artist on the Triple J Hip Hop Show and now allaussie hip hop. His music was selected for the Rhythm and Poetry DVD – a documentary detailing the evolution … Continue reading Rainman – Can’t See You (Feat. Laneous, Prod. by Chasm): FREE DOWNLOAD
Decked Out TV is a Brisbane based Hip Hop show featuring all elements of hip hop. Ever week the guys plan to capture Hip Hop in its current form, from emceeing to break dance, freestyle battles and even graffiti features. We want to give ‘our’ culture a voice. So far the guys have filmed the likes of Phrase, Snob Scrilla, Ciecmate & Newsense, Kings Konnected and many more. Filming nights will be in front of a live audience at the Jubilee Hotel in Brisbane. If you want to come down and get involved make sure you get there for one … Continue reading Decked Out TV live taping tonight!
NSW hip-hop collective Thundamentals have announced their first national headlining tour in support of their recently released full length, Sleeping On Your Style! After successful runs supporting Astronomy Class and shows on the current Obese Records Block Party Tour, Thundamentals will cross the country hitting major cities and regional locations on a trek dubbed the Wake Up Tour! The tour kicks off in Sydney on October 30 at The Gaelic Club with an eclectic lineup featuring the improvisational comedy/hip hop troupe Sketch The Rhyme. The tour will see the group perform live alongside labelmates Mantra and Coalition Crew (sets not … Continue reading Thundamentals – Wake Up Tour!