Citizen Kay

Mojo Juju, Party Dozen and more to perform at the National Live Music Awards

November 29, 2017

The National Live Music Awards have today announced the performers set to take to stages around the country as we enter the home stretch of the event’s countdown. Taking place in eight venues around Australia next Thursday, the NLMAs have got special guests in store for each and every one. The Melbourne Gala, hosted by triple […]

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Interview: Citizen Kay faces up to and accepts his vulnerabilities on Belly of the Beast

August 30, 2017

Last week, Citizen Kay released his new album in Belly of the Beast. The first studio album since 2015’s With the People, this has been a record that not even the Canberran was fully aware of during its conception. Created out of a mining of emotions that came spilling out during writing and recording sessions held largely out […]

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Sydney’s Rolling Stone Live Lodge continues to flesh out with expanded September & October program

August 14, 2017

The Rolling Stone Live Lodge returns to Sydney, taking up a new home at The Lansdowne Hotel this September and October; hosting a run of live shows, in conversation sessions and more, the line up of artists due to take to the stage is getting more and more enticing. Today’s artist announcement includes the addition of 360, Le […]

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New Music You Have to Listen to This Week (June 5th 2017)

June 5, 2017

Missed the frantic BADBADNOTGOOD rework of Denzel Curry’s “Ultimate”, the Fleet Foxes influenced newie by Didirri or maybe the soulful debut from Remi’s other half, Sensible J? We’ve got it all here in another weekly Spotify playlist, plus a bunch of other favourites from our writers and editors. Have a listen below! ———- This content has […]

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Music Video of the Day: Citizen Kay “These Kicks” (2017)

May 30, 2017

Citizen Kay returns with a new music video, this time for “These Kicks” – directed by Elder and shot in Sydney, the video’s narrative follows a homeless man with an endlessly positive outlook. As Citizen Kay describes, the video’s concept ties in with the song’s central themes of ‘faking it til you make it’. “I’ve been beginning […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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What’s Your Flava? – Highlighting diversity within the Australian music industry (Part One)

June 30, 2016

In Australia, we are lucky to be exposed to such a large variety of musical and artistic talent from artists who come from many different backgrounds. A multicultural national creative community for sure, it is fair to say that the Australian music scene is showing more and more signs of diversification in recent years than […]

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Citizen Kay announces ‘Our World’ tour dates, kicking off April 23rd!

April 21, 2016

Last year was huge for Citizen Kay, with the release of his debut album With The People. A fusion of hip-hop and soul, his album explored the musical passions, life experiences and insights through grooves of funk and reflective rhymes. The first single “Wax On Wax Off” initiated his soulful hip-hop mood, and was confirmed by “Life […]

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Illy Announces National Tour For 2016!

December 8, 2015

Aussie rapper Illy has announced that he will be going on a national tour on the back of his new single “Swear Jar”. The Swear Jar Tour is set to hit the road in February and March. In conjunction with Beyond Blue, Illy has also created his own virtual swear jar, inviting friends and fans to donate money […]

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Citizen Kay takes us through new album With The People track-by-track!

October 16, 2015

Citizen Kay is a talent who hasn’t stopped smashing goals this year. Developing a reputation for himself as a solid live performer with a stage presence that is undeniably entertaining, the Ghanaian rapper who has called Australia home from a young age has shared stages with some of hip-hop’s freshest and finest including Run the Jewels, Danny […]

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