After years of humbly impressing Australian audiences as a member of Thundamentals, Rumpunch and Sketch The Rhyme, it’s now time for emcee Tuka to step to the fore and distinguish himself as one of the country’s most exciting lyrical talents. As comfortable rocking over a stomping Gypsy horn line as he is over Dub-Reggae or a driving Boom Bap rhythm. Tuka’s debut LP Will Rap For Tuka is the culmination of years honing his craft, both in written form and performance and delivers one of 2010’s most diverse efforts right before the buzzer sounds. With only two guests on the … Continue reading Tuka – Will Rap For Tuka (Out Now) + Free Download
Thundamentals continue their run with the live goodness, this time by throwing up a few clips on YouTube of a recent performance. You can check out The Mash, Storm Warning and Serial Illa, live accompanied by Charlotte Craib. This went down on the Hyde Park Stage @ The Sydney Festival. Also, if you haven’t already make sure you check out the exclusive iTunes Live From Sydney EP, you can do that by following the link here. Continue reading Thundamentals live @ Sydney Festival
Blue Mountains hip-hop 4 piece Thundamentals are back on the airwaves, and East Coast stages from Brisbane to Melbourne this February with the launch of ‘My Lady’. The 3rd single from their debut album Sleeping On Your Style – a Latin/Soul infused tune featuring Sydney neo-soul sensation Ray Mann on guest vocals – proves why SMH Metro has dubbed Thundamentals one of the Top 10 live acts to watch in 2010. Bursting onto an explosive Australian hip hop scene in 2009, Sleeping On Your Style garnered attention for its outstanding production, eclectic musical influences and compelling rhymes. From the Cairns … Continue reading Thundamentals – East Coast ‘My Lady’ Single Launch Tour
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!