Obese Records – Frankston Store Opening

Obese Records, Australia’s first hip hop label, was established in 1995 as a small record store originally named OB’s. After the business was bought and renamed by Tirren Staaf (Pegz) in 2002, the label was created as an outlet for the distribution of Australian hip-hop. Melbourne’s emcee Reason with his album Solid, was the first release on the label, closely followed by the scene-defining Culture of Kings and Obesecity compilations. Over the course of its twelve years, Obese Records has seen success stories such as Hilltop Hoods, Muph & Plutonic, Drapht, Illy, release award winning albums, play to crowds of … Continue reading Obese Records – Frankston Store Opening


It’s time to grab the latest issue of Mag. In this issue Fable of the Label (Dan Rule), profiles the mighty Aussie Hip Hop giant, Obese Records. Here’s an extract of what Pegz had to say to Dan about Obese Records. “Of the top 10 hip hop artists in the country, eight of them would have come up through Obese Records,” says Tirren Staaf (aka MC Pegz), the 32-year-old owner, creative architect and celebrated rapper behind Obese. “There’s a rich history, people appreciate that.” You can catch the full article online here. You can also pick up a copy of … Continue reading OBESE RECORDS PROFILE IN ‘MAG’!