Lil Durk: Healing to his Highest Potential
On his latest album Almost Healed, the Chicago rapper introduces us to the man behind the moniker, as he embarks on a quest to nurture his vulnerabilities, champion the ones he’s lost along the way, and solidify himself as a leader in the hip-hop community.
PHOTO RECAP: Acclaim All-Stars Showcase 2023, Sydney
Photos from our recent Acclaim All-Stars Event at Sydney's Metro Social featuring some of the 2023 Acclaim All-Stars team in action.
She’s So Persuasive: The Multi-faceted Doechii Speaks on Leaving a Limitless Legacy
For Florida-born Doechii, music is an outlet to exercise the art of being herself without confinement. We caught up with Doechii to discuss finding music through poetry, signing to TDE, and what to expect on her upcoming album.
ACCLAIM SOUND GUIDES: DERA MEELAN
A quick playlist curated by some of our favourite creative people — this edition features Auckland-based producer, Dera Meelan.
BLESSED’s Home Run and the Journey to Come
Trading the Australian sun for the London breeze, boundless musician BLESSED enters a holistic and spiritual chapter in his new home of the UK. Having described the music to come as the best of his career, the artist speaks on the concept of home, the interwoven message between his latest singles and the journey that awaits.
ONE OFF TRAKS: The Push To Female & Non-Binary Prominence
Across three days in Sydney’s inner-west, the ONE OFF TRAKS writing camp was welcomed and warmed by the energy, talent and enthusiasm of a community of 21 female or non-binary artists, all set with one shared goal - to create and inspire. We chatted to the minds behind the camp, as well as a selection of its participants, to discuss the journey of it all and the hopeful future for female and non-binary artists in music.
ACCLAIM SOUND GUIDES: STRICT FACE
A quick playlist curated by some of our favourite creative people — this edition features Adelaide-based DJ and producer, Strict Face.
66 Records and Champion: Dedicated to the Unknown
Joining forces for a campaign beyond city limits, 66 Records and Champion thrive in the forests, representing the history, ambition, and authenticity of the clothing brand’s Puffer Collection.
9 NZ Artists You Should Know
The Aotearoa music scene is overflowing with a dynamic range of promising star-talent, pushing the culture forward and beyond New Zealand’s shores, we’ve handpicked 9 artists who have caught our attention, hoping to put you on to more of Aotearoa’s music scene.
Vivid LIVE 2023 — Artist Picks
Australia's largest festival of light and music takes over Sydney from May 26 and homegrown artists are well represented. We caught up with Maina Doe, Jacotene, Becca Hatch, Birdz, and Ashli to get their picks from this years Vivid program.
ACCLAIM SOUND GUIDES: KIMBOCLAT
A quick playlist curated by some of our favourite creative people — this edition features Perth/Boorloo-based DJ, Kimboclat.
HEAT OF THE WEEK: MAY 12
New music from Jaecy, KVKA, Jorja Smith, Nerve and more!
UPDATE: Always Was, Always Will Be — a Collection of Music From First Nations Artists
A new update to the ongoing playlist which aims to highlight the creativity of First Nations people, whilst reclaiming space and paying homage to the very first storytellers.
Acclaim Digital Cover 028: SL
For our latest Digital Cover, we spoke to London artist SL about travelling around the the world and letting his experiences guide his songwriting on new EP Turbulence.