J. PERIOD INTERVIEW

Hailed as one of “The worldʼs top DJs” (NY Times) and recruited for remix & production work by Grammy winners Kanye West, Mary J. Blige, John Legend & The Roots, J.Period is one of the music industryʼs most respected DJ/Remixer/Producers and one of its most innovative viral brand-builders. J.Peiodʼs skills have earned praise from Hip

DEF WISH CAST INTERVIEW

Since the days when Hip Hop culture first arrived in Australia, there are many who’ve become obsessed with the traditional four elements; B-boying, Emceeing, Deejaying and Graffiti. Def Wish Cast epitomise the whole package, with extreme dedication to all the vocations. They symbolise Hip Hop in its purest form. They created something localised that was

MUNESHINE INTERVIEW

Muneshine is Droppin Science with new album, ‘There Is Only Today’. The prolific Saskatoon-born, Toronto-based rapper/producer, Muneshine, is joining forces with Droppin Science to release his third studio project. Since the release of Status Symbol in 2008, we’ve seen Muneshine touring the world, producing for Canadian heavy-hitters, D-Sisive, Ghettosocks, Shad, Maestro, Moka Only and more,

SKY’HIGH INTERVIEW

Sky’high is one of the most compelling artists to emerge from the local Hip Hop scene. At a glance, tough as nails; raw and aggressive; but her disarming smile hints that there is much more than meets the eye. Sky’high (real name Skh’ai Gerrey) cites Scottish, Aboriginal and Fijian roots and describes herself as a

EXILE INTERVIEW

Aleksander Manfredi is better known by his stage name Exile, Hip Hop DJ, producer, occasional MC and was originally a member of the Hip Hop duo Emanon with Aloe Blacc. Exile went on to release a solo album, “Dirty Science” in 2006 and collaborative efforts “Below the Heavens” with Blu in 2007 and “Boy Meets

FASHAWN INTERVIEW

What did you do the year you turned 21? Hip-hop prodigy Fashawn earned a spot on the cover of XXL magazine, toured the world and built a rep as one of rap’s new rising stars. Fashawn’s debut album, “Boys Meets World,” was heralded by critics and fans alike as one of the best albums of

DJ NEIL ARMSTRONG INTERVIEW

Long before he was Jay Z’s tour DJ for all of 2008 and 2009, or a Global Brand Ambassador for Adidas, Neil Armstrong was a humble, fan of music. And he has never changed…Neil was born and bred in NYC, cutting his teeth in the early 90’s during the era of backpack Hip-Hop and the

ERIC LAU INTERVIEW

Eric Lau is a London based producer, known for his work with an array of international artists including Lupe Fiasco, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Chris “Daddy” Dave, Dudley Perkins, Guilty Simpson, Oddisee, Muhsinah, Tanya Morgan, and several others. In addition to production work he is also a well respected DJ having toured the world and supported

CHASM INTERVIEW

Chasm is one of the leading Hip Hop producers in Australia having produced and remixed for a who’s who of Oz Hip Hop from The Herd, Resin Dogs and Dialectrix to Thundamentals, Urthboy and Skryptcha. Chasm’s group Astronomy Class also released two albums to much acclaim and saw them nominated for a prestigious ARIA Award.

KATALYST INTERVIEW

Producing since the mid nineties, Sydney based Ashley Anderson aka Katalyst first worked under the moniker of Moonrock, then in 2002 saw the release of the Katalyst’s debut album “Manipulating Agent” which was the first release for Invada Records, a label formed by himself and Geoff Barrow of Portishead fame. In 2007 Katalyst released the