Elefant Traks, the legendary Aussie hip hop label is celebrating 15 years worth of glorious business, which has seen them unleash the talents of Urthboy, Horrorshow, Mista Savona and Hemitude (just to name a few) on to the national and global stages, and of course they’re doing it in style. Taking place over two nights,
The Inner West Festival kicks off this Easter weekend for the 2nd year with a huge line up over two days headlined by Ozi Batla and The Hard Ons. One man who will have his work cut out for him over the weekend is P.Smurf from freestyle rapping/live sketch group Sketch The Rhyme and crew
Inner West Festival kicked of in 2010 with great success and this year it only gets bigger. Spread across 2 days at the Sando, OZI BATLA will headline the Saturday and the HARD ONs on Sunday. The line-up is a massive mix of Local acts and if you need somewhere to hang out on the
Following the announcement that their one-off show at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne sold out in one day, enigmatic hip-hop luminaries Chuck D, Flavor Flav, DJ Lord and The S1W’s – aka Public Enemy – will play a second Australian show this summer, performing their ground-breaking album Fear of a Black Planet at the Metro
The sign of a great song is when flicking through radio stations in the car, you stop and turn it up. The moment I knew I loved this album was when I realised I was grooving and driving to ‘Put It On Wax’. Wild Colonial is Ozi Batla’s first solo album and is a stand
It’s shaping up to be a big week for local hip hop releases. Both Elefant Traks and Obese have some long awaited albums dropping on Friday; Obese is releasing Spit Syndicate’s second album Exile and Elefant Traks will drop Ozi Batla’s first solo album, Wild Colonial.
If you’re at all interested in Australian hip hop, there’s little doubt you’ve heard of Ozi Batla aka. Shannon Kennedy before.