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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Blackstreet Australia Tour 2015 // Trak // 10-04

Oz Ibrahim - April 8, 2015

The kings of new jack swing are back! Blackstreet are heading to Australia once again for a series of live shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne (at Trak). Expect them to preform all their usual smash hits we have come to know the nineties and noughties R&B by – The City is Mine, Girlfriend/Boyfriend and of course No Diggity. If you are a fan of feel good ‘90s R&B, …

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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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Mobb Deep “The Infamous” 20th Anniversary Tour // The Espy // 11-04

Oz Ibrahim - March 8, 2015

Hip Hop heavyweights Mobb Deep are set to play 8 highly anticipated Oz and NZ dates including Melbourne’s Espy on the 11th of April. Mobb Deep’s first australian tour in over a decade will see the duo perform classic tracks from their now legendary ‘The Infamous’ album in full and international hit singles ‘Outta Control’ (featuring 50 cent and produced by Dre). The Infamous is the …

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