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DJ Peril

You'd best know DJ Peril as the man that brought you the aria award winning group 1200 Techniques, and has been involved in the Australian hip hop/Urban scene from 1983 when he started as a bboy, then graffiti artist called Peril, then flipped the script and became Dj Peril in the later 80's.

Peril through the 90's was sharpening his skills in numerous original bands,playing a diverse number of different style's of music from hip hop/dub reggae/rock/funk/electro etc... and in 97 he formed and produced the band 1200 Techniques, which went on to be the 1st Hip hop band in Australia to win an aria award for both best independent release and best film clip of the year in 2003 for the song Karma, and the 1st group to get major air play right across the board, from independent radio to commercial cross over success. Street Elite the record label centre's on Hip Hop/Urban/New wave/ culture in Oz. The Label was started as a means to spread understanding of Hip Hop & Urban music in this country. Street Elite is about nurturing original Up & Coming Australian Hip Hop/RnB/New Wave artists as well as collaborating with beats smiths & musicians from all around the world that are looking for an outlet to express their music & sound. Peril has been involved heavily in the building of a lot of legendary club night's like Planet of the breaks 97-2002 a famous Melbourne hip hop/neo-soul/funk night, and Soulclap Sat which was est. 2002 which focus's more on a RnB/hip hop party tip, and can be seen to this day every sat playing a set that still gets butts on the floor, plus touring the country on the regular,so for over 25 years he has had a big part in building & shaping the Australian Hip Hop/Urban scene in one way or another. 

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