Detour Flicks and friends return to one of Melbourne's iconic venue's Horse Bazaar on Saturday the 21st of October to bring you...
THE GET DOWN #5
It is sad that this will be the final Get Down performance by DJ Jimmy Flipshyt before he leaves Melbourne for "Sunny" Queensland but no doubt he will help make this one party to remember while we showcase 7 incredibly talented local Hip Hop, RnB and Soul artists.
8pm - LATE
Giveaways on the night from our generous local sponsors
Wu-Tang Clan Liqueur
Summer Healing Yoga
Happy Pix Studio
LIVE LOCAL ACTS INCLUDE:
Small but powerful, JORJA has never let her size determine the power of her voice. Picture a pop/hip-hop/RnB singer and dancer with a huge set of pipes, but in bold, underlined and Italics. JORJA is not shy when it comes to speaking her mind, and makes her message clear when she sings. With her subject matter laden with themes of feminism and body pride; she can be described as not just a singer songwriter but as an activist as well. This little pocket rocket is ready to dominant, and make a positive difference to many lives in the process. JORJA has arrived
Hip Hop duo Verbal Tactics have been laying low for the past year, focussing their time, energy and inspiration into fine tuning their new album. With an expected release date later this year, on Monday September 21st The Music premiered their first offering; "What We Never Had" (featuring Antixx of Sensible Antixx and Rhys Thompson of Saint Felix).
The composition has the signature boom bap vibe Elefant Traks artist and producer Joelistics is renowned for, while the Mc's elegantly portray a narrative of love lost.
South African born songbird Avii can only be described as eclectic. Her sultry and elegant voice gives her music a soulful and sophisticated sound. This petite songstress with a larger than life personality and fiery image brings a whole new level to alternative music.
Having shared stages with the artists ranging from international super stars Nelly, B.o.B, Lupe Fiasco, the incredible Graham Candy and her extremely talented mentor Donell Lewis. Avii’s talent and ability is unlike anything to come from this side of the world to date.
Transcending genres with ease, Avii is more than voice, more than a face; she is everything that music lovers worldwide have been waiting for.
" Solomon Salew is a Creative Artist proactive in theatre and musical circles in Melbourne, Australia. Solomon's drive and individuality spurs his craft into many platforms of expressive experimentation."
Emerald (NZ) is a Melbourne-based rapper and producer, delivering conscious lyrics and intricate flows with her powerful yet quintessentially down to earth Kiwi presence. She has released two EPs and has toured nationally and internationally, supporting the likes of Scribe, Mantra, L-Fresh The Lion, and artists from acclaimed UK label High Focus.
Fast becoming a stalwart of the Melbourne scene, Emerald has hosted popular open mic freestyle night ‘Can I Kick it?, booked for various venues and events around Melbourne including radio show ‘Back To The Future’ with Michelle Grace Hunder, and run a dozen of her own Emerald Hip Hop Sesssions featuring local and international artists.
"Emerald’s lyrical content is very real, down to earth and refreshing...[Her] songwriting is skilful, funny and paints vivid pictures of relatable situations."
NZ Musicians Magazine.
Krown is a young rapper creating in Melbourne originally from Perth who is fast emerging in the music industry. With deep passion for the hip hop culture, he has created a spark and shed a light on real hip hop which some consider old school. His influences are Nas, Mobb Deep and Wutang. He recently released short visuals on social media which worked to get exposure overseas. Recently he released his anticipated debut EP "Wake Em Up", Krown is sharpening his skills for the world stages of music. With a unique sound he has a bright future..
Mistress Of Ceremony
Australia has been anticipating the arrival of a female MC the likes of Mistress (AKA Mistress of Ceremony). After a year hiatus, the wait is over...
From what started out as backyard house party performances; Mistress has honed her born skill of poetry and her natural ability to mesmerize audiences to a grand scale.
In 2015 she performed at the opening ceremony of the AFC Asian Cup to it’s 84,000 capacity and 2.5 billion viewers worldwide.
Mistress has stamped down her name on a worldwide scale. Such is her reputation that she's been called upon to support an impressive collection of national and international acts including 360, The Pharcyde, Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, Grandmaster Flash, Mobb Deep, Thundamentals and Briggs.
Unabashed to face the preconceived stereotypes of female Hip-Hop artists Mistress has made it her mission to promote her indisputable talent through wit, style and verbal dexterity first and foremost.
The empowered and individual approach she has towards the Australian Hip-Hop community has impacted a number of industry top tier names such as national radio station Triple J, and artists such as Thundamentals, Urthboy and REMi.
After a year hiatus writing new music, Mistress is back with a star-studded Mixtape promising the rising star is ready to take Australia by storm..
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