That’s What’s Up#1: What is a Hip Hop Deejay? By Mista Killa


#1: What is a Hip Hop Deejay?

By: Mista Killa (mistakilla@hotmail.com)

Mon 11th Jan 2010

There is no doubt that ever since the early days of hip hop culture Hip hop has been tainted by commercialization and corporatization, washed down and regurgitated to the masses into something far from its roots. It seems that the today’s larger makeup of the Hip Hop community has failed its youth in providing them with the guidance and understanding of hip hop culture and the knowledge to distinguish those who aim to preserve and up lift the culture and those who are just in it purely for fame and notoriety. Hip Hop Dj’s being a central figure in the global Hip Hop community have a significant role in shaping peoples understanding and perceptions of Hip Hop culture. Unfortunately we have reached a point where the new generations of Hip Hop DJ’s have failed to acquire the knowledge bestowed upon them resulting in a distorted representation of Hip Hop Culture. Continue reading

That's What's Up#1: What is a Hip Hop Deejay? By Mista Killa


#1: What is a Hip Hop Deejay?

By: Mista Killa (mistakilla@hotmail.com)

Mon 11th Jan 2010

There is no doubt that ever since the early days of hip hop culture Hip hop has been tainted by commercialization and corporatization, washed down and regurgitated to the masses into something far from its roots. It seems that the today’s larger makeup of the Hip Hop community has failed its youth in providing them with the guidance and understanding of hip hop culture and the knowledge to distinguish those who aim to preserve and up lift the culture and those who are just in it purely for fame and notoriety. Hip Hop Dj’s being a central figure in the global Hip Hop community have a significant role in shaping peoples understanding and perceptions of Hip Hop culture. Unfortunately we have reached a point where the new generations of Hip Hop DJ’s have failed to acquire the knowledge bestowed upon them resulting in a distorted representation of Hip Hop Culture. Continue reading

Days Like This Festival Mix By Soulshaker DJ’s + Set Times,Giveways & After Party


Tickets Available Here
Set Times Here

DLT Festival Mixup, BY Soul Shaker DJ’s

Download Here @ Soul Shaker DJ’s Blog & be sure to catch SoulShaker DJ’s playing the Garden Stage at 12:30 till 1:30

Track List
1. Jungle Juk (TSOP) – JamNowGen
2. The Drop – The Nextmen
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Days Like This Festival Mix By Soulshaker DJ's + Set Times,Giveways & After Party


Tickets Available Here
Set Times Here

DLT Festival Mixup, BY Soul Shaker DJ’s

Download Here @ Soul Shaker DJ’s Blog & be sure to catch SoulShaker DJ’s playing the Garden Stage at 12:30 till 1:30

Track List
1. Jungle Juk (TSOP) – JamNowGen
2. The Drop – The Nextmen
3. Maybe So Maybe No – Mayer Hawthorne Continue reading

COLD CRUSH: Ol’ Skool Electro Funk & Rap, DJ’s: Simon Caldwell, OSC-001,Retali8,Patrick HAF (Fri Dec 4th)


COLD CRUSH

Ol’ Skool Electro Funk, Rap & Boogie.

Fri Dec 4th @ 202 Broadway

Patrick HAF (The Sentinel), Simon Caldwell, OSC-00, Retali8

Info: Cold Crush web site & Facebook Link

Mixtaps: OSC-001 ELECTRO MIX & Patrick HAF (The Sentinel) ELECTRO MIX Continue reading

Australian B-boy Championships 2009, Sun 13th Dec


Break Club Presents: The 6th Australian B-boy Championships 2009

WHEN: Sun 13 December 2009, 2-6pm ,

WHERE: $18 Entry @ Marrickville Town Hall (303 Marrickville Rd)

JUDGES: MOUNIR (Vagabonds-France) & ABD-L (Vagabonds-France)

DJ’s: SAGE 1 (ACC) + MATHMATICS (ROBOTECH)

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‘Harbour Funk 2009’: FUNK, HIP HOP & REGGAE Boat Party- Sun 15th Nov


Harbour Funk 2009

Funk, Reggae & Hip Hop Boat Party on Sydney Harbour!

Over 3 levels,4 live acts, DJ’s & MC

Feat:  Nick Toth, SpinDMusic, Diafrix, MC Hazaduz, DJ CXL, Mike Who, DJ Ruse, Gian Arpino, Deep Street Soul, Dojo Cuts feat. Roxie Ray, Russ Dewbury,JC, Ari Roze

Where: The Lady Rose catamaran, Departing from The Man of War Steps,11.45am, (Next to Sydney Opera House) @ Sunday November 15th

Tix + Info: Facebook , Moshtix, Inthemix

Brought to you by Funkdafied

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Danks St Festival (Sun 25th Oct) 11am-4pm


DANKS STREET FESTIVAL

Sunday 25 October, 11am – 4pm
Danks Street, Waterloo

Live entertainment, fabulous food, exhibitions, markets and so much more, Danks Street Festival has become a much loved event on Sydney’s calendar. Making its first appearance at the Festival this year is the Live Green Kitchen hosted by Lyndey Milan, with leading local chefs including Jared Ingersoll, Kylie Kwong, Alex Herbert, Dave Campbell and Ashley Hughes demonstrating cooking techniques that focus on sustainable food.

Also new for 2009 is a “Handmade Market” selling all the things you love about your local fete – everything from handcrafts to sweet treats, supporting local artists and charities.

There will be more performers than ever before in some surprise shows you’ll never forget and a great music line up that is guaranteed to have you cruising on a Sunday afternoon. Performers include The Donovans, Dimity Claire & The Bleeding Hearts, Danny & the Cosmic Tremors, EON Beats Project and DJ Suzie Q. Festival favourites return such as the Produce Market, PYD Design Market, bar and “Arty Pants” – interactive art for kids.

Program

Main Stage – MC Miriam Corowa
11:00am         The Donovans
12:15pm         Dimity Claire & the Bleeding Hearts
1:00pm          Speeches
1:40pm          Danny & The Cosmic Tremors
3:00pm          EON Beats Project

DJ Stage
11:00am         DJ Marc Us
1:15pm          DJ Suzie Q

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Pase Rock (Spank Rock) Plays @ Oxford Art Factory (Fri 16th Oct) + Free Ticket Giveaways


We have double passes available to anyone who emails us here at (soulofsydney@gmail.com) asking for them

Event Details:  Friday 16 October 11:30pm @ Oxford Art Factory (38 Oxford St Sydney)

Feat: Pase Rock (Spank Rock),+ Dangerous Dan, Tha Fizz, Mirror Mirror,Mik Menace,Cassettezz

Tickets: $16 @  Moshtix Info : E-mail : anita@onthefly.com.au Phone: (02) 9211-1610

Facebook: Event Link

PASE ROCK – Lindsay Lohan’s Revenge

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80's Electro Godfather 'Arabian Prince' of N.W.A. @ Oxford Art Factory (Sat 26th Sep 09) + Arabian Prince/Egyptian Lover Mixtape


Details: Sat 26th Sep 2009, 9pm – Late @ Oxford Art Factory (38 Oxford St)

Music: original 80’s electro, b-boy breaks, & classic hip hop & anything in between

DJ’s: Arabian Prince (Proferssor X) of N.W.A, Def Wish Cast (Live),James Dela Cruz (Ex-Avalanches), Stolen Records, tha Fizz, Cassette, Typhonic.

Tickets: Discounted @ Moshtix with ‘COMPTON’ codeword

Info : E-mail : anita@onthefly.com.au Phone: 0292111610

Facebook: Event Link

Mixtape: Available to download HERE

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