Jim Steps Chats With Emcee Kerser

Jim Steps sits down with Emcee Kerser to discuss his brand new album Next Step. Kerser speaks openly about his feelings on 360, Allday, triple j and the local hip hop scene. He also addresses criticisms he has received around his lyrical content, including the glorification of drugs and more. You can check out the full chat below. Kerser is currently on his National Next Step Tour, tickets are available by following the link here. Purchase Album  ||  Twitter  ||  Official  ||  Tickets Continue reading Jim Steps Chats With Emcee Kerser

Chasm – Summer feat. Blak Twang, Hau & Ozi Batla

Summer, the new single from Chasm features world renowned UK rap legend Blak Twang, and Australian Kings of hip hop Ozi Batla (The Herd/Astronomy Class) and Hau (Koolism/triple j hip hop show). Summer is an insight from Chasm’s upcoming fourth EP which is to be released in early 2014. A chilled out track; Summer is set alight by its warm strings and laid back beats. The three emcees trade verses on their Summer vibes, complementing each other with differing styles. “‘Summer was written one night at my studio, earlier in the year. From memory Blak Twang was just vibing on being out … Continue reading Chasm – Summer feat. Blak Twang, Hau & Ozi Batla

The Funkoars – Carl Sagan

2012’s Golden Era Mixtape was the second in the series of mixtapes showcasing the talent, depth and skill of the artists on the Golden Era Records label, including artists Briggs, Hilltop Hoods, Adfu and more. Released on the triple j hip hop show with Hau, The Golden Era Mixtape 2012 featured a host of dope tracks including Funkoars – Carl Sagan. As a part of the ‘Funkoars Fam Appreciation Day‘, Carl Sagan has been released as a free download, minus any drop overs. Written by Hons, Trials & Sesta with cuts from DJ Reflux, and production from Trials, this is the … Continue reading The Funkoars – Carl Sagan

Ellesquire – Ready (Out Now)

Big Village is very proud to announce the release of Ellesquire’s debut solo album Ready. Ellesquire is a rapper whose lyrics come across with an honesty and charm that is rarely heard within the local hip hop scene. Ready combines his smooth, flowing delivery and storytelling style with sample-heavy, lo-fi beats from prolific local producer P.Major. The sound pays tribute to 90s hip hop, while keeping a fresh feel by experimenting with atypical rhythms and melodies. The album’s lead single and title track Ready has helped Ellesquire generate a buzz as one of the most interesting artists to emerge on the local … Continue reading Ellesquire – Ready (Out Now)

Koolism update from Hau

Hau from the almighty Koolism crew has dropped the first mail out for 2011 – Recorded on the iPhone & Garage Band. Hau is rocking over ‘No Guest List’ from Oh No’s, ‘Dr. No’s The Oxperiment’. (Purchase Oh No @ iTunes: http://bit.ly/fDLKGH) In this update Hau celebrates Australia Day and  sends universal blessings out to all affected by the floods in Queensland. Sh*t is crazy. If you’re able to help, folks, please do. You can start here: http://www.qld.gov.au/floods If your missed the Triple J Hip Hop Show with Hau last night, you can catch it here. Hau had the pleasure … Continue reading Koolism update from Hau

Koolism – The Umu (Sept. 3)

Koolism are considered to be one of Australia’s first ever hip hop groups. They formed in 1992, and consist of world-class DJ Danielsan, and equally as impressive emcee Hau. They were the first Hip Hop outfit in Australia to win an ARIA award for their album Part 3 – Random Thoughts in 2004. The Umu is dedicated to the essence of original and classic hip hop. What does the album’s name mean you ask? As Hau puts it: “‘Umu is a Tongan word for an underground oven. It’s a long and tiring process in which to prepare and to cook … Continue reading Koolism – The Umu (Sept. 3)

M-Phazes/Triple J Unearthed MC comp

Emcees are you ready to spit some fire, download a beat and show the nation what you got? Triple J Unearthed is teaming up with internationally renowned hip hop producer M-Phazes to create a track with an exclusive M-Phazes beat, and an Triple J Unearthed emcees rhymes. To enter, all you have to do is download the beat here and re-upload it with your rhymes on top. The best emcee as chosen by Triple J Hip Hop show host Hau Latukefu and M-Phazes will have the track properly produced by the man himself! And if M-Phazes comes to your town … Continue reading M-Phazes/Triple J Unearthed MC comp

Ill Street Blues – Party Edition

Tomorrow night at Electric Light Hotel in Adelaide, we have an event dubbed Ill Street Blues. This line up is huge. Check it – Delta, Faint One (top up and comer), Osyris (Aus DMC Finalist), BVA(Crookneck), Hau(Koolism/Triple J Hip Hop Show + DJ Sanchez. There will be underground beats in the frontbar and party beats in the cocktail lounge. It’s also FREE entry + cheap drinks and will kick on to 3am! So come down and get you groove on. Continue reading Ill Street Blues – Party Edition