Despite AB Original’s battering onslaught and the presence of reality rap’s unquestioned originator over 30-plus years ago, this is not a hip hop gig. Zipper bags deployed.
The Doppgangaz could be considered two of New York’s most underrated and hardest-working double threats in hip-hop. But really, they would most probably shrug off such an accolade.Read more "THE DOPPELGANGAZ – Australian Tour"
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"
“The fact that no-one is getting paid because everyone is streaming, frankly, is bollocks,” replied Simon Wheeler of Beggars GroupRead more "BIGSOUND 2016 – Why Aren’t Artists Seeing More Money From Streaming?"
“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"
Michael League of jazz fusion band Snarky Puppy enjoyed the change of pace of recording an album in the studio, he tells Rip Nicholson.Read more "Snarky Puppy – Why They Finally Recorded In A Studio"
This year has gotten off to a big start for Aussie rapper The Tongue (aka Xannon Shirley), with the acclaimed rhyme-smith getting 2016 under way with an eponymous tour for his recent LP, Hard Feelings.Read more "Watch The Tongue’s Historic Aussie-First 360-Degree Video Clip"