Detroit’s legendary hip hop lyricist ROYCE 5’9” hits up Australia for his first ever Australian headline shows!
No other rapper from Detroit has been as prolific as Royce 5’9″ when it comes to releasing music. In addition to his solo work, over the span of his career, Royce has collaborated with long-time friend Eminem as a member of Bad Meets Evil, been a member of the lyrical assassins known as Slaughterhouse and DJ Premier as a member of PRhyme.
The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff is set to hit Australian shores this November. While having been in the spotlight in his early years starring in Fresh Prince of Bel Air, he is also a hip hop pioneer who has won three Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two NAACP Awards, two Soul Train Music Awards and an MTV Music Award. He has recorded with co-star Will Smith and continues to turn out truly majestic albums including ‘The Return of the Magnificent.’
L.A. based R&B duo, THEY. will be hitting Australian shores this year in support of 6LACK’s national tour. They will also be hitting up Sydney and Melbourne for their very own headlining shows at Oxford Art Factory and Howler. Joining them, will be special guest, 14 year old rap prodigy The Kid Laroi.
6LACK returns to Australia as a part of his From East Atlanta, With Love world tour. Kicking off in Perth, the two-time Grammy-nominated artist will also hit Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Auckland. Breakout hip-hop duo THEY. and the newest Shady Records signee, BOOGIE, will also be along for the ride for all Australian dates.
Sunday Vibez and The Louis Hotel present an important event raising awareness for men's mental health. This is a cause close to our hearts. We have witnessed too many instances where Australian men are pushed to the fringes and unable to express emotion due to the societal expectations of our community.
Melbourne-based sultry soul singer, Zoe K, is set to launch her upcoming album It's Just What I Like following the release of her latest single 'Put It Down' featuring Mister Goldfinger. Zoe K is a proudly independent artist and is renowned for her non-traditional interpretation of soul, blues and jazz.
Sydney's much loved event, Sketch The Rhyme, returns to Sydney this month at Giant Dwarf. An improvised theatrical battle of verbal wit, rhyme & illustration, the show will feature MCs Rapaport & P.Smurf, OG artists Sam Clouston, Mie Nakazawa, Duckman & Edgarr and freestyle murderer Ellesquire and Jannah Beth.
Jump on tickets now through Giant Dwarf.
Inspired by her freewheeling travels, ILUKA unveils her more soulful side with her debut EP Blue My Soul. ILUKA is set for a national tour, landing in Sydney at Hudson Ballroom on Saturday April 8th. Get on tickets now through Moshtix.
Fri MAR 17 // GOLD COAST, QLD - Miami Marketta
Sat MAR 18 // BRISBANE, QLD - The Milk Factory
Thu MAR 30 // CANBERRA, ACT - Smith's Alternative
Fri MAR 31 // MELBOURNE, VIC - The Gasometer
Sat APR 1 // GEELONG, VIC - The Workers Club
Fri APR 7 // WOLLONGONG, NSW - Rad Bar
Sat APR 8 // SYDNEY, NSW - Hudson Ballroom
Fri APR 7 // SYDNEY, NSW - Manning Bar
Thu APR 13 // CANBERRA, ACT - Transit Bar
Fri APR 14 // RICHMOND, VIC - Corner Hotel
Sat APR 15 // RICHMOND, VIC - Corner Hotel
Fri APR 21 // FORTITUDE VALLEY, QLD - Woolly Mammoth
Fri MAY 5 // PERTH, WA - Jack Rabbit Slim's
Sat MAY 6 // BUNBURY, WA - Prince of Wales Hotel
Sun MAY 7 // DUNSBOROUGH, WA - Clancy's Fish Pub
Fri MAY 12 // ADELAIDE, SA - Fat Controller
Sat MAY 13 // MILDURA, VIC - The Sandbar
Fri JUN 16 // MILTON, NSW - Commercial Hotel
Sat JUN 17 // MILTON, NSW - Commercial Hotel
Thu JUN 22 // RYE, VIC - Baha Tacos
Sat JUN 24 // BALLARAT, VIC - Karova Lounge
Sun JUN 25 // BELGRAVE, VIC - Sooki Lounge
In the whirls of the changing face of hip hop, MC and poet Mick Jenkins is set to hit Australian shores for St. Jerome's Laneway Festival with some life-altering side shows.
"A 25 year-old on a mission, Jenkins follows the footsteps of Kendrick Lamar, delivering politically conscious rap with important stories to tell."
Thu JAN 26 // BRISBANE - Laneway Festival
Fri JAN 27 // MELBOURNE - The Toff
Sat JAN 28 // MELBOURNE - Laneway Festival
Thu FEB 2 // SYDNEY - The Basement
Fri FEB 3 // ADELAIDE - Laneway Festival
Sat FEB 4 // SYDNEY - Laneway Festival
Sun FEB 5 // FREMANTLE - Laneway Festival
Legendary underground UK Grime duo Krept & Konan have announced shows in Sydney and Melbourne for 2017.
Hailing from South London, these two influential grime artists are killing the UK underground scene. They recently dropped a remix with MoStack featuring J.Hus and will be hitting the stage at Sydney's iconic The Basement on Tuesday January 3rd. Jump on tickets now via Moshtix.
Mon JAN 2 // MELBOURNE - Laundry Bar
Tue JAN 3 // SYDNEY - The Basement
"Blue Mountains via Newtown hip hop heroes Thundamentals have emerged from the studio with a brand new offering in the form of their latest single 'Never Say Never' and a huge slew of tour dates to boot."
Sat OCT 29 // CANBERRA - UC Refectory
Fri NOV 4 // ADELAIDE - HQ Complex
Sat NOV 5 // COOLUM - Originals Music Festival
Thu NOV 17 // HOBART - Republic Bar
Fri NOV 18 // MELBOURNE - The Croxton
Fri NOV 25 // GOLD COAST - Miami Tavern
Sat NOV 26 // BRISBANE - The Tivoli
Fri DEC 2 // WOLLONGONG - Wollongong Uni Bar
Sat DEC 3 // CENTRAL COAST - Long Jetty Hotel
Fri DEC 8 // CAIRNES - The Jack
Sat DEC 9 // TOWNSVILLE - Dalrymple Hotel
Sun DEC 10 // AIRLIE BEACH - Magnums
Fri DEC 16 // NEWCASTLE - Cambridge Hotel
Sat DEC 17 // SYDNEY - The Metro
Wed DEC 28 // BUSSELTON - Southbound Festival
Thu DEC 29 // LARDNER - Beyond The Valley Festival
Black Milk is a master of beats and rhymes, renowned for his top-flight production, insightful lyrics and thrilling live shows. Far from your typical rap act, he has steadily added new sounds and styles to his repertoire.
Jump on tickets now via Moshtix.
Fri NOV 18 // BRISBANE - The Zoo
Sat NOV 19 // SYDNEY - Hudson Ballroom
Sun NOV 20 // TOCUMWAL - Strawberry Fields Festival
Thurs NOV 24 // CANBERRA - Transit Bar
Fri NOV 11 // PERTH - Mojos
Sat NOV 12 // ADELAIDE - Jive
Fri NOV 18 // MELBOURNE - Howler
Sat NOV 19 // SYDNEY - The Plot
Sat NOV 19 // SYDNEY - Hudson Ballroom
Fri NOV 25 // BRISBANE - The Brightside
Old school hip hop crew De La Soul are hitting the road with their first album in over a decade 'And The Anonymous Nobody.'
Fri NOV 11 // PERTH - Villa
Sun NOV 13 // BYRON BAY - Beach Hotel
Thu NOV 17 // BRISBANE - Oh Hello
Fri NOV 18 // SYDNEY - The Greenwood Hotel
Sat NOV 20 // MELBOURNE - Alumbra LIVE
One of history's most influential hip hop and R&B acts, TLC, return to Australia this November.
Tue NOV 15 // SYDNEY - Enmore Theatre
Wed NOV 16 // SYDNEY - Enmore Theatre
Tue NOV 22 // ADELAIDE - Thebarton Theatre
Wed NOV 23 // MELBOURNE - Palais Theatre
The controversial independent hip hop powerhouse TECH N9NE returns to Australia this November after selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth last year.
"TECH N9NE became known as an innovative rapper in the 90s because of his trendsetting ability to rap at breakneck speed, to rap backwards and to also deliver riveting personal songs that examined his own inner demons."
The hip hop legend will be playing at Manning Bar in Sydney on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November. Hit up tickets now through the venues.
Sat NOV 5 // PERTH - Metro City
Sun NOV 6 // ADELAIDE - The Gov
Mon NOV 7 // MELBOURNE - Prince Ballroom
Tue NOV 8 // MELBOURNE - Prince Ballroom
Fri NOV 11 // BRISBANE - Eatons Hill Hotel
Sat NOV 12 // SYDNEY - Manning Bar
Sun NOV 13 // SYDNEY - Manning Bar