NEW AUS VIDS: A.B. ORIGINAL, LARA ANDALLO, LISI
Showcasing the latest adds from our New Hip-Hop Videos From Aus playlist; as always, highlighting the latest and best videos year-round from across the AU. Don’t miss out! Subscribe to our channel to be the first across the hottest new clips. Here are a few of our weekly favs but there are hundreds to watch in our Youtube playlist! Which video are you into this week? Slam the comments with who we missed…
A.B. ORIGINAL – KING BILLY COKEBOTTLE
(Directed by Richysand)
A.B. Original re-emerge after four years with their new single ‘King Billy Cokebottle’. On their latest track, Briggs and Trials “drag an ugly side of Australian Larrikinism to the table; where the jokes on us.” The First Nations duo take aim at blackface culture through controversial Australian comedian Louis Beers, whose stage name serves as the title. Relative to the 90s West Coast sonics they showcased on Reclaim Australia, Trials crafts a more experimental and modern sound on ‘King Billy Cokebottle’. The teaser track is accompanied with a B&W music video and will be followed by an official single release during Aus Music Month in November.
LISI – ROLL LIKE THAT FT. HP ONIT
Goodna’s Lisi enlists HP Onit from HP Boyz on his latest single ‘Roll Like That’. Along with his previous release ‘Like This’ featuring Nokz, and his ongoing run of feature tracks this year, the Castille Records label owner adds the Melbourne artist to his list of collaborators. Produced by Brandon Jonak, Willstah and Wreckah, the two rappers go verse for verse with punchline-heavy bars and a cheekily-delivered melodic hook from Lisi. Directed by Kevin Bar, the Moonboy Studio music video places Lisi and Onit in various Will Smith roles including Men In Black and Bad Boys, as well as other iconic duos like Breaking Bad.
LARA ANDALLO – DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
(Directed by Melanie Or)
Lara Andallo shares the second part to her new chapter on the latest release ‘Diamond In The Rough’. The Filipino-Australian artist delivers a slow-burning R&B ballad performance over the pop, trap, and electronic production by Hugh Lake and Mess. Making her return earlier this year with the alluring ‘Head To Toe’, ‘Diamond In The Rough’ allows her to continue exploring and embracing her sexuality. The dance music video for the new single is directed by Melanie Or, and sees Lara returning to her dancing roots after being sidelined with an ankle injury and turning to R&B during the rehabilitation.
TRAVIS PEACH – JIGGY JIGGY
(Directed by )
Travis Peach continues to turn a new direction in 2022 with his latest track ‘JIGGY JIGGY’. Previously known as Travy P, the Brisbane-raised artist has collaborated with the likes of 360, I.E., Manu Crooks and B. Wise. Straying away from the trap-influenced sound he catered towards in the better half of the 2010s, Peach delivers a Mac Miller-esque performance over the lo-fi production by Alex Henriksson. Paired with an ‘end of isolation’ themed music video by Bailey Hill, ‘JIGGY JIGGY’ is stripped from 40210 – the debut project under his new alias – coming September 16.
BAKER BOY – WISH YOU WELL FT. BERNARD FANNING
(Directed by Macario De Souza)
Baker Boy puts his spin on the Australian classic ‘Wish You Well’ by Powderfinger’s Bernard Fanning. The Yolgnu rapper’s fresh offering is the first taste of new music since last year’s 14-track debut album Gela. Produced by frequent collaborator Pip Norman, ‘Wish You Well’ is reworked into an upbeat hip-hop anthem while maintaining the infectious refrain from Fanning. Directed by Macario De Souza, the music video was originally intended to be shot during the Splendour In The Grass performance but instead captured the spontaneous gig at The Beach Hotel, in lieu of the festival’s cancelled day one.
JORDANE – TAKE A SEAT
Melbourne-via-Perth artist Jordane debuts 2022 with an emotional new single ‘Take A Seat’. The latest track marks her third release following last year’s singles ‘Walk’ and her collaboration with Bonsu on ‘BUT LOVE’. For fans of Kehlani and Jorja Smith, Jordane delicately crafts her R&B ballad over the pensive production by her brother Jarrod Jeremiah. The ‘Take A Seat’ music video from Evoke Visuals is candidly shot and edited by Jerry Brinas. Originally written as more of an acoustic song, Jordane said “I never knew how much more passion and emotion it was able to portray without the production.”