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Hip Hop

Aussie Hip Hop is flourishing, from underground battles to major festivals. community radio loves it, and you can catch the latest crews, MCs, and tunes here.

Tracks

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Flight Tonight - Gxnki     Electronic, Hip Hop, Instrumental 23/08/2017
Flight Tonight is the alias of Milwaukee Banks producer Edo. He writes Electronic and Hip-Hop influenced beats.
Gxnki is the single from the North EP. A mix of electronic melodies, Distorted synths and booming beats. This is Flight Tonight at it's most lit.

Other tracks by Flight Tonight:  North  -  Drift
Marksman Lloyd - NOMO     Hip Hop, Rap 23/08/2017
Marksman Lloyd is one of Perth's finest rappers who after building an arsenal of radio singles from three EP's has been touring nationally for the last three years.
Featuring production courtesy of rising star Jia Lih and taken from the upcoming EP Portals, NOMO is a straight out jam that takes aim at our need for recognition and the psychological and substance issues we are plagued by as a result.

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Benny Sinclair - Vices     Hip Hop 19/08/2017
Melbourne-based Hip-Hop artist Benny Sinclair is set to release his debut solo album, The Impeccable Word.
‘Vices’ is the latest single from the forthcoming album. It touches on “vices” Benny’s witnessed amongst the pockets of Australian culture dealing with tough times. A chant-like refrain contributes to an eerie aroma, alongside a distant piano and relentless breakbeats.

Cris Gamble - Stars     Hip Hop 19/08/2017
Growing up around it and listening to the music ever since he could remember, Cris Gamble has always had an ear for good Hip Hop.
The latest single from Gamble, ’Stars’, showcases the same Latin-American roots that’s characterised previous releases. Gamble’s bi-lingual flow has captivated listeners Australia-wide, including triple j and radio presenters throughout the nation.

‘Stars’ was recorded at The Cave studio where Cris Gamble and TPDIB first started recording.

Hardy - Born Slow (Feat. Sumitt)     Hip Hop 19/08/2017
Hardy is a solo artist from Queensland, AUS, who enjoys bashing together words that rhyme and saying them quickly.
Born Slow is a song about victory through slow progress, written for slow-and-steady people. It’s a love letter to lyricism, the simplicity of the springy beat and backing track counterpointed by the content of the lyrics - featuring beautiful chorus vocals by the talented Sumitt.

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Birdz - Testify     Hip Hop, Indigenous, Rap, Soul 18/08/2017
Bad Apples Music's own Birdz is solidifying himself as hip-hops most exciting emerging talents with his consistent track record of releases. Birdz’ debut album was released in August 2017
'Testify' is a piece of Birdz's heart. It is deeply real and vulnerable, written and recorded with family. The lyrics are relatable for far too many families dealing with the effects of abuse, a suppression that Birdz wants to release for others.

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Independent Hip Hop Album (Testify)


2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Aboriginal Act, Best Hip Hop Album 'Train Of Thought'

PERFORMING AT THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS AFTER PARTY

Other tracks by Birdz:  Train Of Thought  -  Lessons
Feet - The 120 Days of Boredom     Hip Hop, Experimental, Rap, Punk 18/08/2017
Feet is an anonymous rapper from Hobart, Tasmania.
"The 120 Days of Boredom" is a song by anonymous Australian rapper, Feet. It was produced by noise and experimental artist Olm (Patrick Flynn).

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Tobacco Rat - GANGSTA (feat. SOMA)     Hip Hop, Electronic 18/08/2017
Emerging from the shadows is Tobacco Rat. ‘GANGSTA’ features a distinct grime flair, care of fellow West Australian SOMA, and is his first single since signing to Moonbase’s TRENCH Records.
Emerging from the shadows with a huge new track and a freshly inked record deal is the elusive Tobacco Rat. This new trap and bass sidewinder, ‘GANGSTA’ features a distinct grime flair, care of fellow West Australian SOMA, and is Tobacco Rat’s first single since signing to Moonbase’s TRENCH Records.

Ali The Great - Foreign Objects     Hip Hop, Rap, World 16/08/2017
ALI the GREAT is an award winning Brisbane based beat-maker and songwriter who creates hip hop music which fuses the east and west.
This is a ferocious track with aggressive wordplay. The production is uptempo and firey and the content is empowering. The track provokes feelings of strength and dominance.

Other tracks by Ali The Great:  Flowers
Citizen Kay - Static     Hip Hop, Electronic, Funk, Soul 12/08/2017
Charming, fearless, dynamic and damn-exciting, Canberra rapper, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist is the poster-boy of Australian new-wave hip hop, and he's here to stay...
Following the bombastic bounce of first single 'These Kicks', 'Static' is a confident, cruisy, earwormy slice of party hip hop, featuring exciting Canberra electronic duo Mondecreen.

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Hip-Hop Live Act of the Year (National Awards)

Bina - Nothing To Lose     Hip Hop, Rap 08/08/2017
Breaking the boundaries of the American hip-hop sound, Bina's ability to bounce lyrics on the beat breaks traditional boundaries of hip-hop to fuse it into his own style.
With a catchy and upbeat hook, it’s backed by a beat that makes you want to get up and dance. Nothing To Lose is simply a song about that girl or guy who seems to be holding off on you.

Izzy - West Sydney     Hip Hop, Rap 07/08/2017
One half of Izzy N The Profit - Izzy is a powerful MC, with smart lyrics, catchy beats and head-nodding hooks.
West Sydney is a homage to Izzy's home community. Giving credit to the people that keep West Sydney a community instead of a suburb, this track is as straight hip-hop as it gets. West Sydney showcases Izzy's talents as he turns them to credit the community that helped form him.

Other tracks by Izzy:  Pain of Regret (feat. Zeadala)
El' Jistos - Everyday People     Hip Hop, Jazz, Easy Listening, Chill 05/08/2017
After being active on the hip hop circuit for the past 7 years, Blue Mountains born ‘n raised El’ Jistos just released his first album in collaboration with producer Illumes.
A sombre observation of the issue of homelessness in our country.

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Billy Davis - Goldfish (featuring Denzel Curry)     Hip Hop, RnB, Soul 03/08/2017
Billy Davis has been introducing himself to new fans with his fresh blend of hip-hop/RnB. stamping himself as a unique talent on the Australian musical landscape.
Billy Davis shares his upcoming record's biggest collaboration 'Goldfish', which features acclaimed US-rapper Denzel Curry. After the two met while on tour, the pairing happened quickly, with the rapper providing a boisterous verse over the top of Davis' upbeat, effervescent production. 

Jowic - Wet Floor     Hip Hop 02/08/2017
Joseph Champness, “Joey” is a hip-hop artist and athlete born on the 27 th of April 1997 in Auckland, New Zealand. Joey is the Founding owner of Record Label NarrowRoad.
The track comes across as a detox for the new comer, with an eerie melody and hard hitting beat, JOWIC explains the challenges he’s had to face in life and working professionally on his upcoming mixtape.

Milwaukee Banks - The City     Hip Hop, Electronic, Rap 02/08/2017
Melbourne’s electronic-rap pioneers Milwaukee Banks return with new single ‘The City,’ out now via Dot Dash / Remote Control Records.
Dyl describes the meaning behind the song: “In a world where artists are watching what everyone else is doing, we move in our own lane, unconcerned, keeping to ourselves and moving quiet through the city, letting our music do the talking.”

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Miss Blanks - Freq U     Hip Hop 02/08/2017
With fire rhymes, hot style, a stage presence like no other, Miss Blanks is blowing up the scene in a way that’s too much for the mainstream to ignore.
‘Freq U’ is Miss Blanks first release since signing to Moonbase’s TRENCH Records label. The track was produced by fellow Brisbane musician tomtom. ‘Freq U’ is your Saturday night party track and Sunday morning 'F*ck you!' track to that sleazy guy that you accidentally gave your number to.

POW! Negro - Hold My Tongue     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Rap, Hip Hop 02/08/2017
Fremantle six piece POW! Negro merge elements of jazz, hip-hop and psych with an aggressive vocal style that falls somewhere between Zack de la Rocha and Mos Def.
“Hold My Tongue” sees drummer/composer Rhys Hussey come to the front with his soulful vocals perfectly complimenting charismatic frontman Nelson Mondlane’s lyrical spitfire.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Will Backler, RTRFM, Perth (WA), Zara Kravchenko , SYN, Melbourne (VIC)

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Act of the Year (WA Awards)

Sahida Apsara - Radiant Star     Reggae/Dub, Electronic, Hip Hop 02/08/2017
Sahida Apsara is an Australian poet, songwriter, rapper, dancer and educator. She has teamed up with producer DUBFX to record an eight-track album filled with empowerment & positivity.
Upbeat and rocksteady. This track's about positivity

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Other tracks by Sahida Apsara:  Manifest Your Love - ft. Dub FX  -  Fly High
OKENYO - WOMAN'S WORLD     Hip Hop, Soul, RnB 28/07/2017
OKENYO is a new and up-coming artist based in Sydney, Australia. Signing to Elefant Traks last year, she has just dropped her biggest song yet 'WOMAN'S WORLD'.
With power, truth and vulnerability, OKENYO gives you the unapologetic ‘WOMAN'S WORLD’. Its wry wit and complex wordplay ignites a movement; addressing the hypocrisies that women should try and fit into a man’s world, and calls upon the camaraderie of the female force.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Amelia Jenner, FBi Radio, Sydney (NSW), Zara Kravchenko , SYN, Melbourne (VIC)