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  • Gig Review: Beyond The Beat - Melbourne Hip Hop Show

    Gig Review: Beyond The Beat - Melbourne Hip Hop Show

    Pang Productions Live

    On a winter’s night in Melbourne City, you can’t predict the weather - the city of four seasons. And still, despite the rain, tonight’s event BEYOND THE BEAT presents a night of rhyme and rhythm, supporting the underground local hip-hop where all proceeds go to not-for-profit organisation BEYOND BLUE dedicated to helping those in need suffering from depression and anxiety. So, when figuring out what to do when in Melbourne city, the Asian infused bar HORSE BAZAAR has the answer! 

    Australian Hip Hop

    Setting the vibe for the night a collective crew of beats from Columbia Pictures and Krdeo mix a stack of great samples from Australia and the United Kingdom. Manipulating the tempo and pitch from the audio station really sets the tone of tonight’s upcoming sets. Opening up the night Kasper Kaos with her hip-hop grind and stylish steaze which was a breath of fresh air brings the crowd to their feet, highlighting the event with her new single ‘Runnin’it Up’. Next in the line-up Leyvi and his right hand man Kza step up with their boom bap beats and down to earth rhymes before the beautiful unique flare and soulful voice of Melody Myla does her ting - a blessing in disguise with her soul rap displayed on stage. Then, enter Kjdbrd, an old school flavour of grizzly Australian beats and bars to turn the place out. Entro and Buffer belt out mixed and mastered classic tunes we all know and love. Host Context grabs the mic and spits his lyrical precision, his grounded tone and long experience on the stage shining bright. As the night comes to a close the great duo of Raven Verse and Bently frame nicely the passion felt throughout the room prior to the event’s closer. From the family of Pang Productions, the deadly trio of One Sixth, Adam Koots and Joe Snow headline the night’s proceedings, presenting their cultural roots of Australian, UK and African sounds with great reception from a hyped crown in full swing.

    Australian Hip Hop Artist Context

    Truly and unforgettable night of diverse raw talent as delivered by hosts CONTEXT and HORSE BAZAAR. A special thanks to Pang Productions and all those who came out in support of BEYOND THE BEAT. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for the rest of 2019 there plenty more to come.

    Australian Rapper One Sixth

     

    Words By Alisha Hudson

    Edited By Rip Nicholson

    Photos Supplied By Rogue Photo Media

     
  • Album Review! Ciecmate The Yin Ep

    Australian Rapper Ciecmate

    Ciecmate – The Yin Ep

    Perhaps his most personal release to date, The Yin is more than just an EP. It’s like a tête-à-tête across a table with the man Ciecmate himself. He has always been one to share himself inside the music he creates, but this release is more intimate than anything else he has done before, and is like a conversation between himself and the listener, or himself and himself. It touches on matters of the heart, an introspective look inside the inner faculties of the soul. The Yin is the counterpart of a duo EP, this release showing how both Yin & Yang are necessary, inseparable and contradictory opposites, and consolidating both EP’s as one full project. There is no night without day, the moon misses the warmth of the sun at night, and the seed of a flower grows from complete darkness, as above, as below.

    The Yin is extremely direct in delivering each tracks content, not a single line wasted in the entire EP. Ciecmate leaves himself vulnerable on tracks, but is so concise and straight to the core in each line that he commands this vulnerability. It is sharing all the tiers of emotion, not confined to any specific sentiment which makes relatability an extremely important attribute to this release. From love, reflecting on his formative years, to matters of self-preservation and survival, to the ups and downs of being a creative soul, the content of this EP bursts through in a clear but powerful paroxysm.

    1. My Life
    Slow infectious head banger. One of the countries true specialists of syllable placement, Ciecmate mixes it up between elongated rolls of flows, to bursts of double time, keeping it fresh for the listener. If this album was a conversation, then this track would be the thing that one friend says to the other to break the walls down and bring it to a more personal level. It’s a reflection on his journey to the person he has become, looking back over the years and how that’s crafted the man that’s speaking to you now.

    2. Wifi
    Picking up where the first left off, the second track explains Ciecmate’s teen years, from street crime to music and how life experiences has shaped his mind state. The beat is sleuthy, sludge driven, warm and mean. One of those beats you pull a stink face at. The syllables get chopped up again, nothing being ditto, variety the spice of music not just life. His conviction is real, you can tell from the delivery, and the content inside the track, you get to know him and his history further. An important element to the EP, it holds the place of a ”hype joint” for the project, which is fairly relaxed.

    3. Little Shell
    Soulful, melancholic and free-spirited. This song is the anthem for the introvert, the producer shackled to the computer desk, the vitamin D deficient artistic souls. As inventive people, we often get lost in our creative bubble, and that can create a certain unrest within ourselves. The funny thing is, that feeling only intensifies when we aren’t being productive. “Cabin Fever” the first two words on the track encapsulate the songs title, the content and the emotion portrayed through the beat. This beat continues the dusty, retro, and slower bpm feel for this project.

    4. You & I
    Perhaps the most personal track on the album, You & I is an extremely personal, and emotional account of his break-up and himself dealing with the loss of true love. What I do love about this track (although not my favourite joint on the EP) is that it’s still raw, and concise without any typical “love song” connotations. It’s extremely honest and touches upon relationship issues that are often overlooked by other artists, and written in a broader perspective not just grief and pain.

    5. Many A Lesson
    Bigfoot joins Ciecmate on the production for the concluding song, playing electric guitar. This beat continues and finishes the slower bpm feel of the whole project, but Ciecmate relishes in the double time flow. It allows you to see more cogs turning in the BTE chief’s brain and get to know him and his essence even further once again. Flow is a great attribute of this one, but the mixdown on this one is real fresh also. The guitar work by Bigfoot is variant throughout and creates a “Joe Satriani’ish” baroque sound that compliments the song, the outro playing only creates that feel even more. Probably my favourite track on the EP, it just has a great characteristic in sound and feeling.

    The Yin is Ciecmate’s most personal and polished release to date. A couple key points of this release is: it’s a great reflection of a man not just a rapper, producer or label don. He doesn’t touch on many subjects he usually does ie Grand Lodge 3 sort of material, which I just think is a nice touch (musical diversity, and the anticipated follow up GL3 album is on its way), and rarely even a cuss, you can tell every word and verse was well thought out and crafted personally, but also as the emcee’s emcee. The overall mixdown and master is really nice, quite an enjoyable album sonically and musically.

    The Yin & The Yang is a two part series released on vinyl and digital formats, both records essential to any Oz wax collector.

    Words By Lani Milbus

    Keep up to date with Ciecmate and all the camp here!

     
  • Gig Review! Kerser live @ Max Watts With Rates, Jay UF and Skrub & Nerve

    Kerser Tradition Tour 2017

    KERSER live @ Max Watts [March 17]

    W, Rates, Jay UF

    Supports: Skrub & Nerve

     

    As evidenced by tonight’s turn-out, where Hilltop has history Kerser has an army of soldiers loyal to whatever ABK 225 does next. Never has a homegrown rapper been such the puppet master as this Sydney-sider. Tonight could very well be a recruitment drive.

    Outside the event at Max Watt’s in West End (formerly Hi-Fi), loiterers amped for something hyped gather in clusters not far from police ready with the paddywagon just in case together with security bulked for a full house. Inside Skrub & Nerve  warm up before Jay UF and Rates open up the evening’s ABK assault. And by 10pm the already-raucous audience ramps up their rabid reception for the self-proclaimed King Kerser dressed in matching tee and cap emblazoned with ‘Enjoy Codeine’. SHit just went from 0 to 100 real fucking quick!

    KERSER live @ Max Watts [March 17] W, Rates, Jay UF Supports: Syntax Junkies

    Chants of ABK-225 set the place into a frenzy as new joints off Tradition (2016) ‘God’s Gift’ and ‘We The Type’ trump out - bellowed word-for-word by most in attendance. So when his classics from waay back are introduced it’s a patriotic war-cry like no other rapper has ever mustered (outside of a touring Wu-Tang or Nas set). Big brother Rates is coerced into the fastest freestyle performance which doesn’t fail to register and a fight in front section is broken apart by Kers and Jay demanding they shake hands and enjoy the night peacefully. It doesn’t, however, stop a few scuffles in the back from jumping off. Put it down to to high octane spirits of The Sickest being in the building. Crew-thick with 225 fully flexed and flanking Kers, Rates and Jay UF the rappers prowl the stage and pull strings on their legion of ABK even so far as leading a revolt against triple j before the anti-radio play teams pulls up for ‘We the Bad Guys’.

    Kerser KERSER live @ Max Watts [March 17] W, Rates, Jay UF Supports: Syntax Junkies

    20 minutes over his allotment, the King gives no fucks. All’s well for an encore that concludes on an anthem-like big-hitter that swayed everybody once again into the ABK formation. If there is a sign-up sheet for this shit, it’s gaining at a dangerous level for authorities to take notice! Who runs this shit? ABK 225 apparently!

    Words by Rip Nicholson

     
  • LIVE: DISCOURSE - Megalomaniac Album Launch

    14715469_1309860079047799_9087960220983360594_oDISCOURSE, STARVIN B, LAZY GREY, FLUENT FORM, MAUNDZ, EXIT STRATEGY
    @ The Back Room - Chardons Corner Hotel, Annerley
    Friday 14 October, 2016

    It’s a turn out tonight of real hip-hop heads. While everyone is here to witness DJ Discourse wreck the decks, the General is in the building and he later shows why he’s kept the state on lock the last twenty plus.

    Local grinders Exit Strategy broke peace early on, before Jake Biz and Gaz Hazard pace the stage like uncaged beasts to DJ DCE’s cuts, their roar in fine form. DJ Vawnagraphic keeps it stirring before the call to assemble by way of deafening sirens for Crate Cartel’s Discourse to step to the mound.

    Batting hard, Flu AKA Fluent Form makes himself known on the mic in warm up for one of the country’s most slept on rap heads - none other than the mighty Maundz, or the Maundzsta as he grew into tonight. He’s hitting homers straight off the bat, as to be expected. Nobody fucks with Maundzilla! Going way back to the days of his track with Beezwax’s own Bias B before belting out Nobody’s Business. His performance, as usual, killing the night’s standard. He was kind enough to step to the side for Starvin B, all the way live from Queens, New York where he takes Discourse’s Megalomaniac LP party to the brownstone stoops of where it all began.

    Discourse is firmly planted at the decks while the call for the General was put out. Someone scrambles to awaken the giant. In a gust, bounds out the man himself. Banned in Queensland’s own and still Off Tap, Lazy Grey - killing it without a word to the wise. Wrecks the mic, and kicks the mic stand until it’s taken out of his path before hacking down the track long held as his own. Tonight is a rare gem, holding down for the state’s fraternity of true hip-hop respect.

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  • Gig Review! The Big Chill Festival 2015

    The Big Chill Fest 2015 New Years Eve

    Gig Review! The Big Chill Festival 2015

     

    This year we were lucky enough to spend New Year's Eve in Brisbane at The Big Chill Fest, taking over West End for the second year running. And, if last year's festival was anything indicator, then tonight punters were certainly in for a treat. Although it would be hard to squeeze every minute of every act on tonight's long-listed billing, OHHS made sure to spend quality time at every staged event catching all acts. Everyone performed at the top of their game at tonight's event and this review promises to highlight some of the stand-out moments from the event.

    The Amazon-themed event kicked off early with all opening acts rocking out over every stage with the jungle cocktail bar in full swing. Simplex's and Myk Reid's set was off the hook, stirring up the crowd with a few of everyone's favourites; Schoolyard Politics and Beautiful Day over a hyped set. These are two truly great performers in the way they physically engage with their audience with some handy place-cards driving up the atmospheric pressure.

    Further performances from the likes of I Am D, DJ Seany B, DJ Katch, Calski and Desmond Cheese filled the mid-afternoon's entertainment and while feeling the effects of some jungle juice, punters had submerged into the Underwater stage to get wet in preparation for Lazy Grey, Jake Biz and DJ Dcide. Straight from the get-go the fans packed in as the music banged out, the crowd frothing with every track for more, which is exactly what it got when Overproof Pete, Gaz Hazzard and Suss One answered the call, joining the boys to drop that Kold Heat on them.

    The festivities didn’t slow down with The Tongue and Calski peeling off their new joints on the Underwater stage and Vinyl Slingers were keeping the dance floor packed and moving on the outdoor stage.  As the night kicked on OHHS got the chance to see the headline act Big Pooh sustaining a charged crowd through a show that really got the fans amped. Seeing Pooh live was a first and definitely an act to recommend as he really knows how to tear the roof off.

    All in all this evening was a special occasion to ring in the new year with outstanding live music and crowd to boot who came and left with one thing and that was a good time. OHHS would like to thank Kel and everyone involved in putting together such a great event on. OHHS looks forward to being a part of The Big Chill festivities next year.

     
  • Gig Review! Funkoars Live @ TBC Club

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    FUNKOARS Live @ Club TBD, BNE – Friday 8th May, 2015
    Supports: I Am D (BNE), Eloji (MELB), Mathas (PER) & DJ Eclipse (USA).
    For OHHS & Rip2Shredz Press

    Everything from Larry Emdur to celebrating The Price Is Right, The Funkoars talk shit while two fans stuff themselves with dry WeetBix.

     

    We get all this and more from a deep billing at The TBC Club, a dank little dive fit for teenage rap cyphers or a gangster’s den that manages to squeeze in 100 fans. The night starts with I Am D with DJ Immaculate on a tiny, cluttered stage with a letterbox view. The Brissy MC tries earnestly to involve the slow-building floor space using The Daley Grind and Girls In The City to bring the punters to the front.

    Sharing the 11-stop tour, MC Eloji steps out with a smooth set, harmonising over hooks and sharing his homeboy Branford’s chords with the crowd as he beatboxes and croons. Eloji finishes up with a positive freestyle a cappella. Also on the ‘Oars tour, Perth MC Mathas intrigues most with his blend of melancholic soundtracking behind his throat singing and frank delivery of rhyme, performing his own phone dialogue mid-track. The X-Ecutioners’ DJ Total Eclipse steps out to scratch-fuck some KRS-One while a midnight chant for Golden Era’s whores of funk ramps up.

    They’ve been together for more than 15 years, says Trials, fifth album on its way and they’re still rapping dick lyrics. Finally, The Funkoars show the kids “this is how hip hop is supposed to sound” and trump out their old shit before sending out the aforementioned tribute to Larry Edmur, including a The Price Is Right wheel and two suckers to have a dry WeetBix eat-off during Kidney Shifters. Now the whole venue is a Bix-spitting mess. Adelaide’s purveyors of dick-rapping debauchery close at 1am but not before reminding us of that fifth LP on its way with Below Average.

    The Funkoars

     
  • Live: Fundamental Elements @ The Milk Factory

    Fundamental Elements

    FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS Live @ The Milk Factory, BNE – Saturday 18th April, 2015
    Supports: DJ Backlash (BNE), Upryt (BNE), Tendancee (BNE), Tailor Made (BNE) & Verbill (BNE).
    For OHHS & Rip2Shredz Press

    Words by RIP NICHOLSON
    Live Image by Dwayne Bridgland

    Tonight the Fundamental Elements bring all they have to their EP launch at South Brisbane’s Milk Factory, a huddled corner space just fit for some local and live hip-hop.

     

    On World Record Store Day, the Northside contingent to Brisbane’s Boomtown scene showed out for the double launch of Clockwork Records’ Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol 3 and Fundamental Elements’ The Prerequisite EP on a bill supported by Velvet Couch Clothing and featuring the local lineup of Upryt, Tendancee and DJ Backlash who holds down spins between sets. And before the main act, Tailor Made drop joints from their String Theory LP then Verbill rhymes over Nate Dogg’s ‘I Got Love’ and gets between the sheets with ‘Everything’ dedicated to the couple who reconciled over this jam and finishing on ‘Slice’ to a full-house reception for one of Brisbane hip-hop’s slickest soloists.

    Fundamental Elements Stage Shot

    Hot inside, sweat builds up on the graffed walls as host, Sneaky T snatches back the stage with DJ Johnny Love to keep the atmosphere amped for more of Boomtown’s big hitters while Pleura and Species from Fundamental Elements cool-out at the back of the crowd, mic’ed up before prowling to the front, rapping ‘The Prerequisite’ lead track to the EP. Breaking bars back and forth like old-hat, FE run out their new EP featuring Insideous (of Exit Strategy) on ‘The Sickness’ while an audience spilling out into the sidewalk finds their bounce to Johnny Love on the ones-and-twos. Tonight at the Milk Factory local hip-hop on both sides of the stage is showing love.

    Milk Bar Bars

    Both MCs thank everyone in the house humbly, recognising that in a small scene the lifeblood is in the 360 degree support. With a raucous applause for their final track ‘Y’all Been Warned’ the graft of one of Brisbane’s finest independent crews is appreciated as they carve away at their place in Australian hip-hop. VC’s night of celebrating Clockwork Records’ Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol 3 and Fundamental Elements’ EP launch of The Prerequisite goes off without a hitch as the boys claim theirs in the Boomtown scene that has equally embraced them.

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  • Seth Sentry Live @ Hi-Fi with Coin Banks & Citizen Kay

    Seth Sentry live @ Hi-Fi Brisbane on February 20th, 2015. Photo courtesy of Dave Kan Photography Seth Sentry live @ Hi-Fi Brisbane on February 20th, 2015. Photo courtesy of Dave Kan.

    With a show that hosts a broadened hip hop audience, Seth Sentry bridges the underground scene to the fickle hipsters coupled up into one crowd craving to break from reality, just for one night with one of Australia’s best storytellers.

    Seth Sentry Live @ Hi-Fi, Brisbane with Coin Banks & Citizen Kay
    Feb 20th 2015 | Images courtesy of Dave Kan

    Support act Coin Banks staggers but gathers his start. Without a DJ, the Perth MC drops bars acappella, prowling the stage like a headline act and going from Heads to Tails for the captivated crowd streaming in. Citizen Kay follows on before your girlfriend’s crush Seth Sentry takes the mic with his running mate DJ Sizzle behind him, decked out in a pinched handlebar moustache and glitzy blazer. Together, they cover everything from the 2008 EP The Waiter Minute EP, 2012’s This Was Tomorrow, and a few sneakies off the new album.

    The setlist opens on Vacation which instantly provokes a strong singalong. He then parts his audience into hipsters and suits and breaks into My Scene. In true storyteller fashion, Sentry speaks between tracks setting each one up, as he does with Room For Rent and Float Away sending it out to all the bartenders, wait staff and those in hospitality who have had to put up with dirtbag customers, which receives huge roars of approval. Sentry then swings a left and hits everyone with his Like A Version cover of Frenzal Rhomb’s Punch In The Face. Shit gets real.

    Crowd participation has peaked. So when The Waitress Song ramps up it’s recited line by line like a nursery rhyme. Being the consummate showman, Sentry runs that straight into Dear Science and careful not to trip over, employs security to tie his laces before balancing himself out on to barricade railings at the left of stage to chat with punters. With some so-called “Ninja Scroll shit” he tightropes back on stage, front and centre for new single Run, crossing the line for curtain call by midnight.

    Sentry encores with Strange Lot and Langoliers Banquet leaving its backing track to linger on as he and Sizzle humbly thank everyone. For a big-time rapper, Seth Sentry’s the guest who will offer to clear plates and thank you for having him over before taking off with your girl.

    Seth Sentry live @ Hi-Fi Brisbane on February 20th, 2015. Photo courtesy of Dave Kan Photography Seth Sentry live @ Hi-Fi Brisbane on February 20th, 2015. Photo courtesy of Dave Kan.
     
  • Gig Review! Ghostface Killah Live @ Woolly Mammoth with DJ Butcher & The Born Fresh Crew

    Ghostface Killah live @ Whooly Mammoth, Brisbane December 12th, 2014. Photo courtesy of Jann Angara Ghostface Killah live @ Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane on December 12th, 2014. Photo courtesy of Jann Angara.

    Ghostface Killah made it known that he’s travelled 22 hours to showcase the cult hero rep that comes from being a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. Short of wearing an official Wu-cut jacket, he banged the Clan to the fullest as did DJ Butcher and the Born Fresh fam.

    DJ Butcher played trap-beats to a stream of Ghost fans entering the chamber that is the Woolly Mammoth (formerly Mercury Bar) in the Valley. At 9.30pm, crashing the stage in numbers, Joe Ave, I Am D, Prophet Rayza and the rest of Born Fresh all took the stage in a posse flex, prowling the stage, jumping in and out of a half-rehearsed cipher-style performance – and a very fucking solid one at that. Even Butch stepped out from behind the decks to spit a 16.

    Technician The DJ opened up for Ghostface Killah who had, by 11.30pm, appeared from the slums of Shaolin, taking the stage to a wave of Wu-hands saluting the presence of a Clansman in Brisbane. Ghostface shuffled through a throwback of verses opening on Rae’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... flavours of Ice Cream before bringing out Sheek Louch (Lox, D-Block) to play hype man. Despite the lighting techs getting barked at for too many stage lights, a tender moment came when Ghost poured out Gladys Knight & The Pips to house lights off and cell phones brightening up the room, the sample for which forms the 36 Chambers classic, Can It Be All So Simple.

    Putting to task Bris City’s Wu-Tang cult-strong front row, Ghost invited only real-spitters to perform Meth and ODB’s verses on Protect Ya Neck, when two MCs, both formerly of Pure Product, were picked from opposite corners; you couldn’t make this up. They did an outstanding job that even shook Ghost’s expectations. This raised the level from nine to 11 on the Richter scale. Shit got real after that as Sheek Louch revisited the good ol’ days of Biggie and Bad Boy before Ghost snatched back into the Wu setlist.

    By 1am, inviting all loose Beckies to jump onstage so the audience can watch a 44-year-old man grind against a barely-18 girl was about as impressive as realising that ten thirsty girls running amok onstage had caused a bottle of liquor to spill over Tech’s laptop making Ghost go a cappella on his feet and filling the tech-downtime with local MCs eager to show and prove. Ocean and Born Fresh’s Joe Ave did just that. Things seemingly got back on track for a rough and dashed finale, neglecting to end on the planned Greedy Bitches, but not before inviting everyone to join them after for drinks. Great night. Support acts made the Bris City hip hop scene look fucking ready.

     
  • Raise the Roof IV Gig Review

    Raise The Roof IVWhen I first arrived at legendary Melbourne venue the Espy (Esplanade Hotel,) for Raise the Roof IV, my most prominent thought was relief to be out of the icy rain bucketing down outside. I certainly didn’t envy the mass of patiently shivering hip hop heads still waiting in line. But once inside; warm, dry, and with a beer in my hand, the performance of 15-yr-old boy wonder Soliloquy was quick to draw my attention. Still in high school, the curly haired Melbourne native strutted the stage with confidence and talent far beyond his years - an opinion which seemed to be shared by the rapidly growing crowd. It was only 9pm, but the Espy was already comfortably full, with a thick line of eager patrons hovering by the bar. Soliloquy was the first of the night’s who’s who of hip hop artists promoting Golden Era, the record label started by the Hilltop Hoods in 2008. Fans who’d pre-purchased tickets were given a free copy of the Golden Era Mixtape - distinguished by the distinctive dull gold screaming microphone adorning the case - upon entry.

    The event was headlined by names synonymous with Golden Era; Briggs, Vents, and the mighty Funkoars. In the Gershwin Room were soulful crooners Lowrider, back from playing South by Southwest in Texas in March, and South Australian MC’s Mase n Mattic, at home amongst the Adelaide-dominant line up. Adding further weight to the already impressive acts were godfathers of Australian hip hop Def Wish Cast, set to release their first album in six years next month. Raise the Roof was somewhat of a prequel for the crew, who are set to tour with their new songs in June. After twenty years in the business, the boys know how to put on a show. In the words of MC Die C, “We go out there, we sweat it up, we give it our 100 per cent.”

    In a scene increasingly dominated by soft samples, timid beats and rapping about feelings, the Golden Era crew spit lyrics about drugs, benders and whores – and judging from the crowd on Tuesday night, their extensive fanbase can’t get enough. Each with their own variation on the aggressive style of delivery that seems typical of the label, Briggs was followed by Vents, who was followed by the Funkoars. Both Briggs and Vents had the crowd jumping with their most well-known tunes, Vents finishing his set with high voltage favourite Rollin’ Balls. The passion these artists feel for their music is apparent in their live shows – as Vents says, “hip hop is my entire life.”

    The Funkoars featured songs from their first album to their latest a career spanning nearly a decade. Their broad range of work is united by one common theme – its energy. This is party music. With samples frequently including brass and old school guitar, amplified by raw production, it’s easy to picture the raucous life the ‘Oars are reputed to lead if this is its soundtrack. Hardcore fans of the foursome showed up with their eerie Vincent D’Onofrio masks at the ready, matching the faces of the Law and Order: Criminal Intent actor superimposed over the Funkoars on their tour poster. The group played the night as part of their Vincent D’Onofrio tour, following the September 2011 release of their latest album the Quickening.


     

    Written By Frances Vinall Exclusively For Ozhiphopshop

     

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