HEAT OF THE WEEK: DEC 2
New music from A.Girl, A$AP Rocky, Kwame, Chanel Loren and more!
Channel Tres On The Freedom of Feeling
Compton-house trailblazer Channel Tres wants nothing more than to make music that speaks rawly and truly to his emotions. In the lead up to his forthcoming EP Real Cultural Shit, we dive into the idea of feeling and how that has enabled him to explore who he is now as an artist.
Pip Millett: When Everything is Better, I’ll Let You Know
Ahead of her upcoming Australian shows, we caught up with the UK singer-songwriter to talk about her artistic journey so far, as well as the process behind her tremendous debut album.
ACCLAIM SOUND GUIDES: NERDIE (1300)
A quick playlist curated by some of our favourite creative people — this edition features producer and 1300 member, Nerdie.
HEAT OF THE WEEK: NOV 25
New music from 1300, Jaal, PRICIE, Maina Doe and more!
Pierre Bourne’s Directorial Debut
The producer/rapper extraordinaire is heading down for his first headlining Australian tour next month. In anticipation, he talks us through the film-like structure of his latest album, trying out different directions, and his undeterrable self-belief.
RED BULL RAP ROYALE: EPISODE FOUR
In this rap trivia showdown, Aussie rappers Jaecy and DSP take on New Zealand's Melodownz and Lilbubblegum. Who will win this battle of the brains and be crowned the smartest rappers in Australia? Watch and find out!
Embracing the Beautiful Nightmare with Oliver Cronin
Eora artist Oliver Cronin’s having a bumper 2022, and it’s largely thanks to one word that’s defined his year: consistency. We spoke to Oliver about his debut EP Beautiful Nightmare, spending time in Los Angeles and finding his sound after going back to the drawing board.
Uncle Waffles is Flying The Flag for Amapiano
At just 22, Swazi Artist, Producer and DJ Uncle Waffles has become one of the faces of South Africa's rapidly rising Amapiano scene. We caught up during her debut Australian tour to hear about her viral come up, the spiritual power of Amapiano, and how she plans to push the limits of the genre.
ACCLAIM SOUND GUIDES: TIGGS DA AUTHOR
A quick playlist curated by some of our favourite creative people — this edition features artist and producer, Tiggs Da Author.
HEAT OF THE WEEK: NOV 18
New music from Nia Archives, Manu Crooks, Vv Pete, Fousheé and more!
Tony Shhnow, and his Plugg Pursuit
The Atlanta rapper’s latest project is a return to his roots, paying homage to the hip-hop subgenre his consistency helped popularise. He talks us through the escapism of plugg, how music can educate, and why he’s in no rush to be a poster boy.
Black Sherif: The Wandering Storyteller
At just 20 years old, Ghana's Black Sherif is steadily capturing audiences around the globe. We spoke to Blacko about his debut album 'The Villain I Never Was', the duality of his artistry and personality, and how his music defies barriers.
On Rotation: Wizkid – More Love, Less Ego
Nigerian superstar Wizkid has just dropped his massive 5th album - we spoke to some key people in the Afrobeats community down under to get their thoughts on the project and discuss the impact of Wizkid on the global music scene.