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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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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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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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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NAS performs Illmatic at Melbourne

Awad - October 13, 2014

Extraordinary, New York based rapper will be performing at the Forum, Melbourne on Jan 25th. And if you were the lucky few to buy tickets to the sold out show, you are about to witness the great MC perform Illmatic in full. Furthermore, due to popular demand, the acclaimed rapper will also be headlining Sugar Mountain festival on the 24th of January. The Illmatic tour kickstarted last …

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