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SOURCE SPORTS: LaMelo Ball Purchase of Australian Basketball Team Not Final

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Potential No. 1 NBA draft pick LaMelo Ball and his manager have told outlets that they have purchased the Illawarra Hawks of the Australian NBL. “We own the team,” Ball’s manager Jermaine Jackson told ESPN. “It’s a done deal.” However, the league said via a statement that the sale has not been completed. The Australian […]

LaMelo Ball to Donate Part of NBL Salary to Victims of Australia Wildfires

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The wildfires in Australia continue to ravage the continent burning down homes and taking lives and now NBA bound athlete LaMelo Ball is doing his part to help. Ball who is currently a member of the Illawara Hawks in Australia’s National Basketball League has pledged one month’s salary to support victims of the wildfires. The […]

Australia’s Top 10 in 2019

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With another year come and gone full of great releases, we take a quick look back at the year for hip-hop down under in Australia. It proved to be an exceptionally strong one and perhaps the year that hip hop from Australia truly broke out to significant mainstream recognition internationally. Below are ten of the […]

SOURCE SPORTS: LaMelo Ball Out 4 Weeks with Foot Injury

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LaMelo Ball reportedly suffered an injury during a play in Australia over the weekend. According to ESPN’s Adam Wojnarowski, the youngest Ball brother is dealing with a foot injury that will keep him out of NBL play for at least 4 weeks. NBA scouts have been scouting LaMelo Ball in Australia and Melo has been […]

Digable Planets Set For Debut Australian Tour

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Legendary Hip-Hop trio Digable Planets make their way down to Australia and New Zealand for the very time next month for a string of highly anticipated shows. Consisting of Butter Fly, Ladybug Mecca, and Doodlebug, Digable Planets are of course most notable for the two classic albums they released in the 90s – the successful […]

SOURCE SPORTS: LaMelo Ball Says He’s Better Than His Brother Lonzo

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In a new profile piece from Bleacher Report, LaMelo Ball claims he is already better than his oldest brother Lonzo. Currently playing overseas in Australia, the youngest Ball brother has been getting NBA looks with many saying he could be the Number 1 overall pick in next year’s draft. According to BR, Melo was talking […]

Legendary Hip-Hop Group Dead Prez Set for Australia Tour

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Let’s Get Free is the now-classic debut studio album by NYC hip-hop duo, dead prez consisting of stic.man and M-1 that was released on Loud Records on March 14, 2000, after an extended rollout. Critically and commercially acclaimed upon its release, Let’s Get Free was widely called a return to politically conscious rap not seen […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Walker, Mitchell Lead Team USA over Australia 102-86

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Despite doubts of the talent they had available, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich led Team USA to a 102-86 win over Australia on Wednesday. Team USA led by only one point at halftime and after a slow start team captain Kemba Walker finished with the game-high 23 points. The two teams will meet again […]

Lil Mosey Announces Extended International Tour

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Seventeen-year-old rapper Lil Mosey has announced a tour of Australia and New Zealand to finish off his extensive Northsbest World Tour, which will continue to spread across America before venturing back to Canada and then off to Europe. It represents a whirlwind nine months since his major breakthrough of his single “Noticed” directed by Cole […]

U.S. Border Patrol Seize $1.3B in Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Hidden in Speakers Headed for Australia

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According to CNN, US Customs and Border Patrol have executed a record-breaking drug bust, uncovering over $1.3 billion in illegal drugs, including methamphetamines, cocaine, and heroin, which was all headed for down under. Two Americans and four Aussies were taken into custody as the authorities seized the drugs at California’s Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport. According […]

Australian Lawmakers Want to Ban R. Kelly From Touring There

Australian Lawmakers Want to Ban R. Kelly From Touring There

R. Kelly is planning an overseas tour, but Australian lawmakers aren’t here for it. The disgraced singer took to social media on Tuesday to announce the King of R&B tour taking place in Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. “See y’all soon” the post said, with a picture of Kelly but no dates or venues. […]

Australia Artist ChillinIt’s Independent Debut Album Goes #1

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Far from an overnight success that he may appear to the casual fan, ChillinIt has been patiently developing and honing his craft for many years into one of the most exciting rappers to emerge out of Australia. Getting somewhat of a breakthrough via the influential Hustle Hard TV YouTube some six years ago, the talented […]

2018 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Award Nominees Announced

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The five nominees for Australia’s industry voted annual Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards have been announced for “Best Urban Release.” Familiar hip-hop faces in Hilltop Hoods, Esoterik of Bliss N Eso and 360 all received nominations, as did R&B/Soul singer Mojo Juju. Somewhat surprisingly, independent Sydney rapper Kerser was not overlooked this year and […]