WHAT'S ON - AUG/SEP

SCHEDULE (Scroll down for details)
FRI 4 SEP: FESTIVAL SERIES 3: CLARISSA MEI, ZEADALA & MIKE CHAMPION
SAT 5 SEP: FESTIVAL SERIES 4: CONSCIOUS: A.GIRL, SPVRROW, SLIM SET, T-BREEZY (Ft. L-FRESH THE LION & DIOLA), MIRRAH, DJ D, MASTA MARX, BROTHABLACK, RIDDIM NATION & ARISSE

FRI 4TH SEP

FESTIVAL SERIES: CLARISSA MEI, ZEADALA AND MIKE CHAMPION

Time: 7pm - 8.30pm  (AEST)

Where: 4ESYDNEY FB LIVE

Link: http://4esydneygoesdigital.eventbrite.com/

Type: Performance Line Up

Description: 4ESydney Festival Series brings you a lineup of Sydney’s local HipHop emcee’s and B-boys/girls. Filling your night with jams, make sure you create space so you can get up and dance with us.

One lineup after the other, we’re closing out 4ESydney 2020 by presenting over 15 artists, over the next 3 days (Thu 3 - Sat 5 Sep).

 

LINEUP

Clarissa Mei (20min set): Clarissa Mei is a 21 year old songwriter and producer, born and raised in Western Sydney, Australia. She began playing gigs in her local community from a young age, her style always sitting predominantly within soul and Rnb, her trills and vocal technique soaring beyond her acoustic-based instrumental. Now, Clarissa is excited to continue her own production and new electronic-based sounds.

 

Zeadala (30min set): Zeadala is a mixed raced South-West Sydney based poet,musician and actor who avidly addresses themes of social inequality, politics and self-reflection in her works. The word Eadala itself is an Arabic one meaning justice- aligning with her desire to uphold fairness, honesty, and equality. As a woman of colour, a performer, and mentor- Zeadala challenges normative narratives within society with her raw and unique style, simple yet rhythmic guitar compositions, soothing vocals and vastly bold lyrics.

 

Mike Champion (30min set): Mike Champion is an Australian Born (South African Heritage), international singer/songwriter whose distinct sound lives at the intersection of R&B, Nu Soul, and Funk. His insightful lyrics reflect his young boy, old soul storytelling approach to songwriting while his uniquely silky vocal tone and cross-genre sound prove that you can be eclectic and accessible all while staying true to your own artistic vision. Champion is especially recognised for his high energy live shows. This multi-talented, independent and fiercely creative visionary makes him one of the most intriguing cross-genre global up-and-coming artists today. 

SAT 5TH SEP

FESTIVAL SERIES: CONSCIOUS (A.GIRL, SPVRROW & SLIM SET), MIRRAH, MASTA MARX, DJ D, RIDDIM NATION, ARISSE AND BROTHABLACK.

Time: 7pm - 10pm  (AEST)

Where: 4ESYDNEY FB LIVE

Link: http://4esydneygoesdigital.eventbrite.com/

Type: Performance Line Up

Description: 4ESydney Festival Series brings you a lineup of Sydney’s local HipHop emcee’s and B-boys/girls. Filling your night with jams, make sure you create space so you can get up and dance with us.

One lineup after the other, we’re closing out 4ESydney 2020 by presenting over 15 artists, over the next 3 days (Thu 3 - Sat 5 Sep).

 

LINEUP

Conscious (25min set): Tonight we present Conscious 2020 artists A.Girl, Spvrrow, Slim Set and T-Breezy. Hosted by L-FRESH The LION and DIOLA on the 1’s & 2’s. Campbelltown Arts Centre’s Conscious project is an annual year-long HipHop artist development program, individualised to suit the needs of each participating artist. 

 

SPVRROW is a young poetic songstress from Greater West Sydney, rummages culture and sound, as an artist of distinctive stature, warm sound and poise. Along with SPVRROW‚s newly birthed but promising career thus far, she has worked amongst respected artists such as Kaiit, Solange Knowles, Genesis Owusu and Masta Ace.

 

Mirrah (30min set): Mirrah is a passionate Sydney based HipHop, Soul and experimental House artist whose aura invites you in to feel her strong messages of self-empowerment, positivity, and unity. Mirrah reflects herself authentically with pure charismatic and high energy stage presence.

 

Masta Marx (15min set): Born in Sydney Australia Masta Marx is a Hiphop producer and decorated lyrical MC with smooth bouncy flows and a complexity in pattern. Marx is well known for his complex bars and cadence as well as being one of the top freestyle MC's in the country.

 

DJ D (45min set): Recognised worldwide as Australia’s premiere female Turntablist, DJ D placed 8th in Australia in the Technics DMC Championships in 2005, and 3rd in the NSW heats in 2015. She has supported tours with Eminem’s Green Lantern, Naughty by Nature, KCI & JoJo, Montell Jordan, Savage, Horace Brown, DJ Rectangle, Lupe FIasco, Blackstreet, and 112. DJ D has hosted a number of celebrity guests in her 1964 Chevrolet Impala ragtop including Xzibit, DJ Yella of NWA, Ty Dolla Sign and many many more.

 

Brothablack (15min set): Shannon Williams aka BrothaBlack hails from the Yiman nation and is one of Australia's pioneers of Indigenous HipHop and is a founding member of Indigenous HipHop crew, South West Syndicate. In 2007 he released his first solo album `More Than a Feeling’ 'featuring the breakthrough single `Are You With Me Out There’‚ which fast become an anthem for underground HipHop goers adding genuine south-west side grunt to the soundtrack for Foxtel's smash hit TV series, Dangerous. Brothablack is also an accomplished actor and performer with more than 200 performances under his belt.  

Riddim Nation & Arisse (30min set): Riddim Nation & Arisse present a Solo HipHop freestyle performance followed by a freestyle cypher showing the party element of HipHop Dance.

 

Arisse: Alice Tauv, also known as Arisse, has over 11 years of dance experience and 5 years of teaching. She has continuously worked on her craft by learning from both local and international dancers in a variety of different Street Dance styles, mainly focusing on HipHop Freestyle. She has represented Australia in competitions in Melbourne, Brisbane, Korea, Taiwan and Singapore as well as organises her own competitions. She continues to support and build the next generation of dancers through teaching classes and workshops at local schools and universities and teaching street classes for everyone to join. She is also one of the co-founders of DSDA Inc. which is a non-profit organisation that runs programs and workshops for the youth and young adults, and works closely with councils and organisations to curate events.

 

Riddim Nation Crew

Gabi is a freestyle dancer in the Sydney scene. Her main style is a fusion of Popping and Siva, both of which she uses to rep her crew as well as her culture.

 

Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Jahziisoul is known for his many styles during his dance journey from Breaking, Popping, House, Locking, Waacking, Lindy Hop & HipHop freestyle. He won the freestyle category at CYPHER CULTURE in Melbourne 2018 and most recently took to the world stage as a member of Riddim Nation for a show called "Two crews" which is collaborative piece with a Parisian Crew called Lady Rocks directed by Nick power - Premiered in Sydney &  Adelaide Festival 2020.

 

Locking Nai has been dancing for over 10 years in HipHop, Funk, House, Dancehall and Disco. He has represented Australia and won a series of competitions across the globe.

 

Shazam aka Azzam Mohamed, is a dancer, performer, and teacher. From traditional and cultural dances from back home in Sudan, and other neighbouring countries to street dance styles such as HipHop, Popping and House, he has been dancing for 12 years. Recently he won Australia’s largest street dance competition, Destructive Steps in the Bonnie &Clyde Category in August 2019.

AUG / SEP

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: Curated by indigiTUBE

Presented in partnership with indigiTUBE

Link: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0NnmOPKaxFre3dqWhuoYGw?si=J86nXw-uRlKIgaa9jZa7Sg

Type: Playlist

Description: We are excited to announce that we are partnering with indigiTUBE, kicking it off with a Spotify playlist curated by Indigitube, just a taste of some of the most exciting music coming from First Nations artists new and old.  Link:

 

"It's been amazing seeing the response from artists during such a hard year and I really think a lot of this amazing talent is representative of the resilience of the First Nations community and the wider Australian community” - Adam Dixon-Galea (indigiTUBE Content Officer)

 

Our new playlist includes music from @misterbirdz, @jimblah, @phillytheaboriginal, @kobie_dee47, @ladylashmc, @oethax3, @dobbyau, @eskatology, @kaylahtruth, @nookymusic, @barkaa_, @currymurri13, @moju_music, @woods.dallas, @Water_streets, @sforsachem, @tessathamesofficial and @thatmanlehm!

 

"indigiTUBE is super pumped to be working with 4ESYDNEY to amplify First Nations voices. We are seeing amazing performances and hearing strong stories from First Nations Elders and artists speaking up about the importance of our culture." - Jaja Dare (indigiTUBE Manager)

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