REMI & SENSIBLE J INTERVIEW

Melbourne artist REMI and musical collaborator Sensible J are one of the fastest-rising Hip Hop acts in Australia and are quickly gaining the attention of international tastemakers. REMI’s new album “Divas & Demons” is out now on their imprint, House of Beige with the 16 track sophomore LP featuring Sampa The Great, Jordan Rakei and […]

B WISE INTERVIEW

There’s a new wave of local MC’s making noise and amongst them stands B Wise, an African-Australian artist with a different story to tell. The son of an Aussie born Mum and Nigerian Dad, B Wise’s family bounced between rural NSW and Sydney’s South-Western suburbs, before finally settling in the latter; where he still calls […]

HOUSE SHOES INTERVIEW

Detroit Hip-Hop’s Ambassador to the World, Michael “House Shoes” Buchanan has been an integral part of the long burgeoning Motown resurgence. Just ask anyone coming out of Detroit to confirm this. As a DJ, ‘Shoes has toured extensively across the globe with artists such Guilty Simpson, Illa J, Exile, Aloe Blacc, Percee P, Phat Kat, […]

SWIDT INTERVIEW

New Zealand’s Onehunga has been nurturing some of the best Hip Hop for decades, and the arrival of newly formed crew SWIDT is no consolation. SWIDT, which stands for “See What I Did There?”, is a creative collective on the verge of cementing their name in the game. Comprised of six members: SmokeyGotBeatz, Spycc & INF, JAMAL, […]

NG83 WHEN WE WERE BBOYS INTERVIEW

Claude Knight, Sam Derby-Cooper, Luke Scott and Will Wilkinson teamed up to make “NG83 When We Were BBoys” a humorous and poignant documentary about how teenage obsessions shape the rest of our lives. “NG83” tells the stories of 5 inner city youths from Nottingham whose lives were linked through music and dance during the 1980s. […]

AARADHNA INTERVIEW

Sweet, soulful and smooth is this Brown Girl. I’m talking about Aaradhna’s new album (Brown Girl) dropping this July, but let’s be honest. She’s pretty smooth herself. So where is Aaradhna like, right now? Well fam, our girl from Porirua, Wellington has found herself in the big ole waters of New York, proving she ain’t […]

JORDAN RAKEI INTERVIEW

A raw and rare talent, Jordan Rakei has been making waves internationally with his refreshing, modern take on jazz and hip-hop influenced soul. A multi-faceted artist, Rakei switches with ease between his various roles as a musician, producer, singer and songwriter; enchanting audiences with his powerful and captivating live performances. After the release of his […]

PLUTONIC LAB INTERVIEW

Leigh Ryan (aka Plutonic Lab) is an ARIA nominee (as one half of group Muph & Plutonic) and a UK Mercury Prize winner, for his work with Speech Debelle. He is also currently the tour drummer for multi platinum & award winning group Hilltop Hoods. Plutonic Lab’s eclectic music production has provided the backdrop for […]

JOHNNY OSBOURNE INTERVIEW

Johnny Osbourne

Johnny Osbourne’s Mum wanted him to be an accountant. But Johnny had other plans, he wanted to sing. Thank Jah for that. I mean, what would you do if you grew up just down the road from Studio One? And in the ‘60s no less. I’ll tell you what Johnny did — he found Rasta, […]

SAMPA THE GREAT INTERVIEW

SAMPA THE GREAT

Artists from across multiple disciplines adopt pseudonyms often with purpose and meaning to expand ones artistic intention. Sampa The Great is a name that invites readers, upon reading her name for the first time, into a world of curiosity. How ‘Great’ is she and what makes her Great? I first came across Sampa The Great […]