Ellesquire released his debut album, Ready in July of 2011. With the single On The Prowl just missing out on making 2011′s Triple J Hottest 100 by 3 places. You can grab the album from your favourite cd retailer or grab it on iTunes.
He’s also about to take off on a national tour with the most of the Big Village family:
Are you ready? there’s been a seemingly awesome load of free stuff come out over the last few months, some i’ve already talked about, others are first time visitors to this site. So heres a nice list of free stuff you can snap back to your computer for keeps, care of some awesome artists who gave them up free of charge. The best things in life are free. Read the rest of this entry…
Queensland’s The Crate Creeps (DJ Butcher & Tommy Illfigga) drop a freebie along with Choose Mics titled The Prefix. The Prefix is the mixtape leadup to the new album coming from The Crate Creeps in the near future and the recently released Beggars Can’t Be Choosers from Choose Mics.
The Elefant Traks forums and fans of Ozi Batla for quite a while now have been asking “When’s Ozi doing a solo?”, we were told “it’s happening”, “it’s underway”, well look no further because it’s all starting now. Ozi Batla has released a track, titled Put It On Wax as a teaser to the release of his forthcoming solo album Wild Colonial. Wild Colonial is due out May 14th through none other than Elefant Traks and looks to be another fine chapter in Ozi Batla’s career. You can catch the track Put It On Wax on Soundcloud now, or embedded below.
On Triple J today Hau (Triple J Hip Hop Show/Koolism) announced the winner of the 2010 Hilltop Hoods Initiative. We’d like to extend our congratulations to Melbourne’s hottest MC since Mantra, the man known as 1/6. If you haven’t had a chance to catch anything by 1/6, you can catch him kicking frees on YouTube care of Top Billin’ and also on the album Wasteland by Illzilla. You can also catch some newer tracks, including Neophyte (the track previewed on JJJ, produced by M-Phazes) on MySpace.
If you asked me over the last year who my favourite MC in the country was, it’s likely i responded “Social Change“, you’d say “Who?” and i’d proceed to walk you through YouTube (here), some music and recently some freestyles on Top Billin’ (check it out here on Sound Cloud at 13 minutes in). Social Change hails from Adelaide and is made up of MC Social Change, Producer Funkwig and DJ Snair, all coming together to produce some of the phattest hip-hop in the country. Read the rest of this entry…