Hello! Since an early age, I've been a fan of Hip Hop and have always looked for ways to use it as a motivational tool. I've been working in the technology field for over 10 years. I'm also an avid soccer fan and technology addict.

Action Bronson // Forum // 15-03

Awad - March 3, 2016

Three years later, and several cancellations later, heavyweight rapper Action Bronson is finally making comeback to Australia. Several dates have been announced throughout the country – with mid-March confirmed at the Melbourne Forum. With a new album in the works plus a new TV cooking show scheduled in May, the chef turned rapper will still jetting over from Brooklyn hopefully be dropping tracks from his first major …

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Ginuwine // Trak // 21-08

Awad - July 28, 2015

Ginuwine (aka the King of Bedroom Ballads) will visit Australian shores for the first ever time next month. The American singer-songwriter, dancer and actor released a number of multi-platinum and platinum-selling albums and singles during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Most recently, he released the full-length Three Kings in the group TGT (alongside Tyrese and Tank), which earned them a Grammy nomination. Tickets are …

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Bobby Brown & Naughty by Nature Tour // Palais Theatre // 30-05

Awad - April 19, 2015

Hoping for a trip down memory lane. Bobby Brown will be gracing Melbourne’s Palais theatre stage coming May 30th. Alongside the R&B superstar are special guests Treach and (that other guy) Kay-Gee from Naughty By Nature. On a personal note, Bobby Brown doesn’t seem to be in a great place at the moment. Daughter, Bobby Kristina, is still in a coma. And yet rumours are circulating that promoters …

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Chaise Lounge // BLBC // Friday

Awad - April 13, 2015

This edgy Melbourne institution lays low just off of the corner of Little Collins and Queens street. A stylish and intimate nightclub in the CBD where regulars DJ Kahlua and DJ Booty will deliver the finest urban beats. Shake to old-school favourites on the dancefloor as well as Hip Hop, Trap and R&B. Drinks specials on offer and guest-list is a must. Location 105 Queens Street Melbourne …

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Jurassic 5 // Festival Hall // 01-04

Awad - March 24, 2015

Jurassic 5 are back, and are scheduled to perform a headline show at the Festival Hall come April 4th. For those in the dark, LA “backpack rappers” J5 became favourites of old-school enthusiasts and younger heads alike – releasing phenomenal records such as Quality Control before their split in 2007. This will be their 2nd performance here in Melbourne after having reformed 2 years ago. And believe me when I …

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56 Bricks // Sneaky Sundays // Sunday

Awad - March 19, 2015

Hip-hop takes over Windsor Sunday afternoons @ 56Bricks. So funk up your afternoons with cheap drinks and smooth groves. Must not forget to mention their 5 hour long drink specials! Location 56 Chapel St, Windsor, VIC, 3181 Website 56 Bricks Email Opening Hours Wednesday to Thursday 16:00 – Late Friday to Saturday 12:00 – 01:00 Sunday 12:00 – 23:00

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56 Bricks // I left my wallet at 56 Bricks // 21-03

Awad - March 19, 2015

Be grateful that you left your wallet at Windsor and not El Segundo, and make the most of your time there. The infamous 5 hour “happy hour” specials, followed by drinks specials. MzRizk et al. spinning funk, funk and more. And all this for free. Saturday sorted. The flyer after the break…   Location 56 Chapel St, Windsor, VIC, 3181 Website 56 Bricks Email Opening …

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Section 8 // Risky’s Block Party // 29-03

Awad - March 17, 2015

MzRizk Block party is back for the 9th time, once again transforming Section 8 into Bronx street party. Hosted by Cazeaux OSLO, the block party will be running in its usual format (if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!). B-Ball shoot-outs with prizes, dance battles and Kwacha’s hair stall to get your hair did. Beats will be provided by Midnight Tenderness, Michelle Elizabeth, Kirkis, Benny Badge, No Name Nath …

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Five to try: Fried chicken

Awad - March 1, 2015

Bib up, and get your fists around the best fried chicken this town has to offer Not everyone can meet the fierce standards of our American and Korean expats, but these joints are coming pretty damn close to perfecting the ancient art of battering and deep frying poultry. Miss Katie’s Crab Shack Chef Katie Marron was originally doing tenderloin strips when this joint was Dr …

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Future Music Festival 2015 // Drake Headlines

Awad - February 22, 2015

The full-line up for the upcoming Future Music Festival 2015 has been announced and, as we’ve now come to expect from Future, big names are set to perform throughout the one day event. Along side superstar DJ Avicii, is the return of Prodigy. But the act that has piqued YoMelbourne’s interest, would undoubtedly be Drake. Expect Drake to preform notable hits such as Started From the Bottom to Hold …

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