Brooklyn’s Joey Bada$$ enters the hall loading up his day one shit, Pro Era verses and his latest album into his set.
The D.A.I.S.Y.-driven Native Tongue act are famous for delivering a live game on point with any full blown, boom-bap act. Their call-and-response game unparalleled. This is a De La Soul party — ain’t no half-steppin’.Read more "DE LA SOUL – Oh Hello!"
Fifty years ago, Rodriguez played dingy “hooker bars, motorcycle funerals” with his back turned. Tonight, he feels for what is around him and touches out in front for the mic. Although Rodriguez is losing his eyesight, his voice remains a mythological giant to his story of discovery.Read more "RODRIGUEZ – Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)"
Tonight at The Triffid, all those who have taken part in an Ozomatli live show before are packed to take flight on a Mexican-meets-American — both North and South — Latin-rocked, salsa-dipped journey into cultures of live, picante music!Read more "OZOMATLI @ The Triffid"
“He has a label, he can put your shit out,” yells J Rocc, summing up how Peanut Butter Wolf runs Stones Throw Records.Read more "BIGSOUND 2016 – Peanut Butter Wolf Gets Nostalgic During BIGSOUND Keynote"
Product of his environment and characterised with that tongue out, braids swangin’, the Motor City rapper gets right into his zone tonight, touring Brisbane through the trap borne out of Detroit’s decline.Read more "DANNY BROWN @ The Tivoli"
Outside the gig, one long-haired kid in a five-panel cap and tight jeans lends perspective to the strange clashing of crowds within the afterwork usuals of the Friday night street scene. “It’s The Underachievers, man!”Read more "Live: The Underachievers @ Woolly Mammoth"