The new wave of alternative hip-hop is emerging down under. From festival headliners to social media gurus, these five guys are spearheading the Aussie rap scene. Whether you’re a hardcore hip-hop patriot or your iPod has never stepped on the golden soil, the current crop of local talent is shifting the game in the right direction, gradually crafting Aussie hip-hop into our nation’s favourite music genre. Here are five ‘ones to watch’, as selected by a current up-and-comer.
Words: Lostkeyz (Doron Losky)
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