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Rhymefest And Mac Lethal Team Up With Australia’s K21 For His Debut Album “Any Given D-Day”

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Australia’s K21 has released his long-awaited and eagerly anticipated debut studio album on Golden Era Records titled Any Given D-Day recently. The album features long-time Kanye West collaborator and Grammy Award-winning Chicago emcee Rhymefest (El Che), Kansas City’s rapid-fire Mac Lethal and Australian kings Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars and Remi amongst others. The 12-track release is a […]

Australia’s Hilltop Hoods Back to America and Canada

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Australia’s leading Hip-Hop trio Hilltop Hoods are heading back to the U.S. and Canada for a string of shows throughout November and December. After their successful European tour in the middle of the year, they are now playing thirteen shows (seven in America and six in Canada) over the busy sixteen-day period. Having collaborated with […]

The Top Of This Week’s “Urban” ARIA Charts In Australia

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This week’s “Urban” Album and Single ARIA Charts in Australia show that Drake and Beyoncé continue to sell heavily across both charts, while an interesting album trend in Australia is that there are three relatively old R&B compilation albums in the Top 8 Urban Album Charts again. ScHoolboy Q’s new album Blank Face LP maintains […]

Are These The Top 5 Australian/American Hip Hop Collaborations Of The Past Year?

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Hip Hop collaborations between Australia and America have a long history going back into the 1990s, and below is a selection of the top collabs across the North Pacific Ocean between the two countries released in 2015. Guilty Simpson prod. Katalyst (0f Quakers) – ‘The D’ REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS The partnership […]

Meet Briggs, The Groundbreaking Indigenous Rapper From Australia


Briggs is an Indigenous Australian rapper, record label owner, comedy writer, actor as well as a political and current affairs commentator who’s been breaking new ground in Hip Hop and beyond Down Under through his uniquely conscious, comedic, intelligent style. In 2004, Briggs released an album with his hometown Shepparton crew 912 called The Arrival. Off […]

Are These Australia’s Top 5 Hip Hop Releases From 2015?


Last year was a big year for Hip Hop in Australia with a stack of quality releases. Here’s a quick Top 5 list from 2015 to familiarize yourself with rap’s leading names down under. Golden Era Records Mixtape 2015 REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Featuring all artists on Australia’s biggest Hip Hop label […]

Meet The Hilltop Hoods: Rap Pioneers from Down Under

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Hilltop Hoods are a Hip Hop group from Australia that formed in Adelaide, South Australia consisting of MC Suffa, MC Pressure and DJ Debris. They released their debut album, A Matter of Time, in 1999 and have since released six studio albums, two “restrung” albums with an orchestra and three DVDs. Five of their albums have reached […]