hip hop

B Wise Turns Up The Heat in the New Rekorderlig Sauna Sounds Series

Rekorderlig Sauna Sounds is a new platform that supports some of Australia’s brightest new music talent, in a uniquely Swedish way. There’s arguably nothing more synonymous with Sweden than a sauna, and Rekorderlig Sauna Sounds are all about celebrating and amplifying Aussie music stars on the rise – Swedish style – and kicking off the series is Sydney’s own B Wise.

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Red Bull Music Presents is Returning to Sydney & Melbourne in August for a 3-Day Celebration

Red Bull Music today reveals it will return to Sydney and Melbourne at the end of the month for a three-day celebration of musical collaboration and genre-pushing sounds. Starring spiritual jazz guru Lonnie Liston Smith, on his first-ever Australian visit, and a hometown performance from Sydney’s hip-hop hero, Manu Crook$, Red Bull Music’s August offering is set to impress. Click through for more details.

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Watch the Trailer for MIA’s Upcoming Documentary

M.I.A. has dropped the first official trailer for her long-awaited documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.. Directed by Stephen Loveridge and scored by Paul Hicks and Dhani Harrison, the intimate look at the British-Sri Lankan musician’s life and career first premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Click through to watch the official trailer.

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Wu-Tang Clan is Coming to Sydney in December!

Yes, that headline reads correctly. Hip-hop legends Wu-Tang Clan have announced they are coming back to Australia with FOUR exclusive shows for their fans. All nine members will play the acclaimed ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ album in full for the first time at the Sydney Opera House this December.

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Sa-Roc is a Lyrical Powerhouse in New Single ‘Forever’

Ladies, listen up! This one is for you. Hip-hop goddess Sa-Roc takes her seat on a golden throne as she unveils her empowering visuals for her new song, ‘Forever,’ produced by her longtime producer and partner in rhyme, Sol Messiah. A MUST LISTEN in this day and age.

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Vince Staples Delivered an Electrifying Performance to a Sold-Out Sydney Crowd

From his humble beginnings in Ramona Park, an area of North Long Beach, California – the early Odd Future associate fresh from his Field Day 2018 performance had his own sideshow at one of Sydney’s most favoured venues – Enmore Theatre. The5to9Life team were lucky to catch him at his sold-out show on Saturday 6th January 2018.
Words and photography by Talica Tamanitoakula

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