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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

Triple One – ‘A Dangerous Method Vol. 1’ review: Sydney rap crew head to the rave with pandemic mixtape

Inner West Sydney hip-hop group come out of the pandemic with a grab bag of adventures into big beat and drum ’n’ bass

Dallas Woods: “I was stuck in the state of being too humble… But I also know I’m right up there with them”

Baker Boy’s mentor and collaborator is getting used to the spotlight as he steps out with his debut solo project, the assured ‘Julie’s Boy’

Cult rapper Huskii on his debut album ‘Antihero’: “I’m back to square one – and I’ll start again”

After a tumultuous come-up and years in and out of jail, the Wollongong-born rapper is ready to begin a new chapter – and level up – with ‘Antihero’

Milan Ring: “Music is like a journal for me. It is a healing process”

The Sydney R&B singer-songwriter talks her long-gestating debut album ‘I’m Feeling Hopeful’ and coming to embrace her multicultural heritage

ChillinIt on third record ‘Family Ties’: “420 per cent, this is my best album, without a doubt”

The Sydney rapper talks fame and growth, kicking a “blindsiding” cocaine addiction and being a “smart businessman” in the face of ‘cancel culture’

Mo’Ju returns with ‘O.K.’, a mini-album of restorative jams, and a fresh outlook on life

The Filipino/Wiradjuri artist talks to NME about the “exhausting” aftermath of her album ‘Native Tongue’, pop escapades and embracing “dad life”

Liyah Knight talks new EP ‘Traveller’s Guide’: “It required me to take accountability for a lot of things”

The buzzy indie-soul singer talks to NME about chronicling her emotional growth on the new project, collaborating with rocker Diesel, and what’s next for her

Wave Racer – ‘To Stop From Falling Off The Earth’ review: Future bass producer pivots into a (b)rave new world

The Sydney DJ/producer switches up his sound, resulting in his most emotionally revealing and resonant music yet

Baker Boy: “I wanna show little kids they can be a voice for their community all around Australia – even the world”

On his debut album ‘Gela’, Yolngu hip-hop phenomenon Danzal Baker continues to tread his path of positivity – even as he delivers some of his most pointedly political songs yet