BLESSED delivers a poignant ode to his Motherland in new single ‘Heya’

The rapper said the tune “represents the dichotomy of man and nature, the disconnection of soul and spirit and the veil between the seen and the unseen”

“It’s a celebration”: Behind the scenes of ‘6 Festivals’, an Aussie love letter to live music and mateship

‘6 Festivals’ is a new coming-of-age movie set at real Aussie music festivals. NME goes behind the scenes with its director Macario De Souza and some of the musicians – BLESSED, Ruby Fields and Dune Rats – that made it happen

BLESSED – ‘Aussie Blackstar’ review: the Western Sydney rapper is ready for stardom on his own terms

The genre maverick and onetime Kid LAROI mentor makes a whole-hearted, cutting return to hip-hop

What’s new this month? Here are 9 Australian release picks for June 2022

Gee up for huge hooks and belting beats from Jaguar Jonze, BLESSED, Miiesha, Spacey Jane and more

BLESSED to release debut album, ‘Aussie Blackstar’, shares new single ‘Love Yourself’

The debut will feature previous singles 'Down Under' and 'No Changes'

Sampa the Great, Tkay Maidza, Paul Kelly and more announced for Vivid Sydney 2022

The likes of Spiritualized, Perfume Genius, Moses Sumney, Cate Le Bon, HTRK and KUČKA also feature on the bill for the festival's long-awaited return

BLESSED explores issues of inequality in new single ‘No Changes’

The artist has also just signed to Matt Corby's label, Rainbow Valley Records

Budjerah, BLESSED, Ninajirachi announced for new Sydney Opera House digital series

The performances will be made available to stream over the course of this month