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Saturday
Oct212017

Sydney MC Sam Hunter releases a killer EP ‘The Once A Week EP’

Hailing from Sydney, MC Sam Hunter has released a killer new EP dubbed ‘The Once A Week EP.’

Inspired by real life events and an exuberant lifestyle. Sam Hunters vision for the EP was solidified after a crazy weekend of spiritual experiences as well as house party performances in March 2017. 

Garnering motivation from his talented room mates at Green Room Sydney, Hunter was avidly keen to lock himself away in the studio and come out with a musical depiction of his life as an entertainer/singer song writer. 

The first track "I Let it Die" takes us back to Zurich Switzerland, in ’06 where it all started. A time where he was introduced to the wonderful world of hip hop, telling a tale of hardship and triumph on his journey back to Australia in 2010 where he started performing under "Little Hunta.”

The opening to the EP explains how Hunter’s ambition and ever lasting flame for his passion will simply never die, but it almost did. 

From start to finish the EP is wonderfully warm and honest, with one feature from emerging hip hop legend Sole Option dubbed ‘Knee Deep In It.’ There’s funny stories with ‘Everybody's Asking’ and serious global messages ‘Do You Think About Love,’ in between some incredibly crisp rhyme schemes for all to enjoy.  

Sydney based entertainer Sam Hunter is affiliated with Green Room Sydney & Golden Island Collective. Formally known as "Little Hunta,” he is a solo artist, as well as an active member of the Hip Hop trio "Decypher Us". 

Hunter is renowned for his versatile, energetic style that he delivers through his live performances and studio recordings. 

Earlier this year he released his debut single "World At My Feet,” produced by Francis Bingham.

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Thursday
Oct192017

eu-IV lays out his battles on Supernova

Baltimore producer eu-IV recently dropped his new project, Supernova. On his new creation eu-IV takes on a beatful journey through the mind of the creative who battled with stress, depression and misunderstandings.

Sit back, relax and let his beats, chopped up vocals and samples do the talking. It's a kind reminder to always mare sure that your loved ones are OKAY.

Supernova OUT NOW everywhere via Amsterdam label Bullshit Night Records.

Monday
Oct162017

Ty pays homage to London's most colourful suburb Brixton on "Brixton Baby"

The legendary MC, producer and hip hop artist Ty is back to add on to his four critically acclaimed albums, two EPs and a Mercury Prize nomination which led him to his reputable UK hip hop fame.

Ty is making moves again with a stellar song that pays homage to Brixton on "Brixton Baby." The video is part music/part archive, shining a spotlight on Brixton, a historically black area of London which in recent years has seen hyper-gentrification take hold. "Brixton Baby" is just a taste of what's to come on his upcoming new album A Work of Heart, to be released later this year via Jazz re:freshed.

 

Friday
Oct132017

ASH SHAKUR drops new track celebrating both unity and individuality his latest reflective jam ‘Plenty Of ***’

Ash Shakur returns with his new single ‘Plenty Of***’, a track which celebrates individuality and tackles the theme of alienation in typically upbeat fashion by highlighting the things we all have in common. He explains;

“I wanted people to feel special and to know that there is only one you and there is only one me yet still having plenty of things in common. One of my favourite parts of the record is the ending where I speak about the days of MSN and how hard it was to get through when people used to call. I know plenty of folks can relate to that nostalgic feeling like I did.”

Aka Art Life Ash is an experimental musician, illustrator and all round creative from South London with a strong DIY ethic which chimes through across all his content. Known for a soulful and positive approach to hip hop, musically he combines old and nu skool sounds with a lyricism that blends social commentary with personal goings on, often tackling sensitive topics in an uplifting way.

Thursday
Oct122017

ABRA CADABRA SHARES MUSIC VIDEO FOR LEMME AT EM FT. BURNA BOY & JELANI BLACKMAN

UK acclaimed rapper, singer and producer Abra Cadabra shares the music video for new track Lemme At Em

Directed by James Barber (Skepta, Fekky, A$AP Rocky) and shot in London, the video for Lemme At Em boasts appearances from featured artists on the track, Burna Boy and Jelani Blackman.

Produced by FRED, (Charlie XCX, M.O, Stefflon Don), Lemme At Em features Burna Boy and Jelani Blackman andhas been receiving heavy rotation from Radio 1 and Radio1Xtra. It follows a slew of notable releases and collaborations from Abra Cadabra including Stay (with Danzey), Dun Talkin (with Kojo Funds), The Roads (with Kush), Pick Up the Phone Remix (with Belly Squad), Envy Us (with Stef Lon.don) and My Hood featuring Sneakbo 

20 year old Tottenham based Abra Cadabra, (who has been described as ‘Giggs meets Drake’), first started making waves with his ‘Blackbox’ freestyle. He broke through with the Mobo Award winning Robbery, which has notched up over 10 million YT views and saw him join forces with Rap stalwarts, Krept & Konan, for the remix.