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Since 2002 ozhiphop.com has embraced the wise words of many heads from around Australia and even the globe, sucking out their in-depth music knowledge, wit, passion, the website has bled them dry. Too many to name, have fallen, and yet now still, more rise to the challenge.

Australian Rappers Speak Up About Australia Day

Today stirs the emotional and political pot for many Australians, and it’s no surprise to hear MC’s geographically located in Australia speak out against the current Australia Day celebrations. The most prominent in our community, a vocal advocate for the indigenous community, Briggs, via Vice has put together a chat with Bangladesh comedian Aamer Rahman. While …

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Hilltop Hoods

Hilltop Hoods Drop track list for new album, single goes Platinum, and also asks you to work for free /// News

With the recent announcement of the the massive Restrung Tour commencing in April, along with the Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung album, it’s no surprise that the Hilltop Hoods single Won’t Let You Down featuring Maverick Sabre has just gone platinum (that’s 70,000 units for those playing at home). What’s slightly surprising …

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Fat Joe

Fat Joe talks new DITC music and who really really inspired him /// Interview

It’s been a few years since Don Cartegena, a.k.a Fat Joe was in the spotlight, so he’s well timed for an Australian tour. A man of change, from weight to work, Joe has longevity in Hip Hop that deserves props. He’s a likeable character these days through his charity work, open honestly about his family life, and active …

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De La Soul

De La Soul are coming to Australia and you would be (wo)MAD to miss it /// Tour News

One of Australia’s most successful festivals, WOMADelaide, today announced the final 11 international and Australian artists for its 20th event, which will be held 11-14 March in Botanic Park, Adelaide. Joining an already outstanding lineup including the pioneer of ‘the French Touch’ sound, St Germain, (wat) as well as Angélique Kidjo, performing an Australian exclusive …

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MC Boomalli

MC Boomalli ‘Keeper Of The Word’ featuring Tallulah Ambrose /// Filmclip

Hailing from Collarenebri in remote NSW the young MC Boomalli has had an impressive 2015 with being awarded the Australia Day ‘Young Citizen of the Year’ Award in recognition for his service as a Youth Worker and cultural ambassador. In music Boomalli has been putting in the work and his music is a reflection of …

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Reams

Reams: this is what happens when you self medicate with Hip Hop /// #GroundUp Interview

Originally from the UK, Reams moved to the golden soil of Western Australia at the tender age of 10. Part of the era of MC’s where often the first track ever heard was an Eminem one, Reams’ first was Stan. It was only years later when he started writing rhymes and finally had the confidence to …

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