Category Archives: australian hip hop

HHV.de stocking ‘Fire In The Basement’ VINYL and CDs

German hip hop retailer HHV.de from Berlin, Germany now stock vinyl and CD copies of Context & Jimmy Flipshyt’s new EP ‘Fire In The Basement’.

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Coming Soon: The Crate Tape EP by Canberra rapper Stateovmind

About a year ago we put on a competition for MC’s to rap over Develop’s  Beats For The Masses Beattape. The winner would be rewarded with free beats for a joint project. Canberra rapper and member of our ACT brethren … Continue reading

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Context & Jimmy Flipshyt announce new EP “Fire In The Basement”

After a year in hiding, Context & Jimmy Flipshyt have announced that this August will see the release of their second joint EP, Fire In The Basement. Weighing in at a solid eight tracks, the EP features the classic boom … Continue reading

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A beatmakers journey – A guide on the do’s and dont’s when entering a beat battle

The story of how I made it to the 2014 Australasian Beatmaker Invitational… and lost. By  Apollo Grimez So, was sitting in my little home studio when I got an e-mail about the 2014 Australasian Beatmaker Invitational, which as far … Continue reading

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Phaze 2 @ The Jack

The Jack played host to the second ‘Phaze’ fundraiser gig for 2013, which saw the good ol’ beat basement crew boogie down with Seeds of Aether, J-Point and One Sixth, all in the name of charity. Hats go off to … Continue reading

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Fluent. Cursed by a Merch Table.

Yo Yo Yo Yo Yoa Yoaaahhh Back in Aug 13 my boy Dex hits me about the Basement getting involved with a Cairns Festival esplanade event. I had a massive plate of ‘everyday bullznit’ to chow down at the time … Continue reading

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The Base’MINT’ Grits Project.. a handful of snaps ..

When it comes to our local scene, we always look to do something different. A couple of months back whilst planning our monthly phat friday event, we came up with the idea to panel up 21 white Basement Grits LP’s … Continue reading

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Gallery: Phat Friday October 2013 – The Return of the Back Stage

October 2013 saw the return of PHAT FRIDAY to the back area of the Green Ant Cantina. As per usual the night was filled with Phat Tunes courtesy of Dex Mo & Ricky Grits, plus some DOPE open mic activity … Continue reading

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2 Minutes with Apollo Grimes

Beat maker and original member of the Beat Basement artist collective, Apollo Grimez is set to make his mark in 2014, with a beat/mix tape featuring some of the finest names in Australian Hip Hop. “2mins with Apollo Grimez” is … Continue reading

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BIG DOG – the first track of THE SHADOWS EP is up for donwload

With the release of the THE SHADOWS EP in arms-reach Context & Jimmy Flipshyt have released one of the tracks on the EP as a free download through Triple J Unearthed. “Big Dog” is dedicated to all those of take … Continue reading

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