Monthly Archives: October 2009

Firehouse (Sydney) in Wellington

Saturday 10:00pm 14th Nov 2009 – 3:00am

Firehouse (Sydney), Art Official, Undercover, Paradox & guests

Where: Havana – 32A Wigan Street

Price: Free!

Sydney’s top ranking reggae crew – Firehouse – L.Static & Nardo – return to Aotearoa to blaze up the dance alongside Art Official, Undercover, Paradox & guests.

Reggae Dancehall Bashment inna deadly stylee!

More info:
Firecorner
Newtown Sound

Elephant Wise – The Reasoning

The Reasoning album coverThe Reasoning is a refreshing full length offering from Kenyan-born, Queensland-based Elephant Wise.

The debut album has a good balance of contemporary roots and dancehall, with a conscious message underlying the songs. Rastafarian ideology prevails, making this a real reggae culture album from our very own South Pacific.

Elephant Wise worked hard to make connections with New Zealand producers, and the result of this is two killer tracks, Belly a di Beast and Sugar Nancy over two of Reality Chant’s riddims; and Burning Slow care of Auckland’s High Stakes.  There is more from Holland’s Not Easy At All Productions.  Elephant Wise has not been shy of vocal collaborations either; making his album international with appearances by Deadly Hunta (UK) and Amsie Brown (Africa) alongside Australian vocalists Lnx Dread and Elijah. (more…)

Deadly Hunta – October 2009

Deadly HuntaDeadly Hunta has been shaking up dancehalls across the UK and Europe with his unrivaled lyrical styling, machine-gun ragga flows and massive and conscious vibes!

Hailed as one of the most dynamic and innovative artists to emerge in hip-hop reggae, Hunta has become renowned for his musical diversity – being equally at ease and skilled in hip-hop, reggae and dancehall – positive and conscious lyrics and for the onslaught of pure energy that he brings to his live shows.  (more…)

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