Requiem: Grassroots debut offered up to the masses

Local hip hop artist Requiem is moving forward into the digital era. Instead of swimming against the current the musician has decided to re-release his music online for free download. The rural Victorian born MC has uploaded his debut album Grassroots Anarchy onto popular music website Bandcamp for fans to download and share. Grassroots Anarchy was released in 2009 to critical acclaim and helped the young wordsmith make his mark on the local scene. “Requiem could be one of the greats of the most emerging hip-hop scene in the world today,” said RapReviews.com head writer Steve Juon. The album was … Continue reading Requiem: Grassroots debut offered up to the masses

Requiem – Grassroots Anarchy Review/Interview

Grassroots Anarchy is emcee Requiem’s debut album. It has been described as a brazen revolt against this harsh new environment and an industry that has shunned him; a  molotov cocktail of beats and rhymes, a proverbial middle finger to nay-sayers and corporate giants alike. Requiem has a sociopolitical style littered with urgency and paranoia. Requiem has  created ten ‘recipies’ in his anarchist’s cookbook. Released September this year through Minimal Aesthetics, Grassroots Anarchy shuns the hype, taking up the arms of street journalism. Production on the album features Ciecmate, Doc Felix, Defiant, Pabstrakt and Wizard (UK). The album also features a … Continue reading Requiem – Grassroots Anarchy Review/Interview