By Tonica Hunter It’s no surprise that Bex is the unapologetic rapper that she is. She hails from a solid foundation of matriarchal figures who have undoubtedly shaped her and her music. Now, together with a clique of FLINTA* artists, she’s reshaping … read more »
As the line from her song “Protest” makes clear, action is one of the main themes of Cyon Flex’s new album We Got This.The album is one of the most political yet by the longtime Vienna musician, as she continues to work … read more »
A slightly overlapping sequel to this “Telling of stories without claiming completeness” from 2013 by Stefan „Trishes“ Trischler (Radio FM4) When the noughties turned into the tens, hip hop in Austria still sounded largely like the so-called “Golden Era” ideal that producers … read more »
He had to go to Berlin. At home in Vienna Fünfhaus there was no future for hip hop. In 2017 only Ed Sheeran was streamed more often in Germany. Thefuc how? Bonez is primo, Raf was lucky, envy is a bitch and … read more »
Well, the results are in. Law students as well as old school hip-hop fans have decided that CRACK IGNAZ truly is King of the Alps. In 2015 he released his pink coloured debut album “Kirsch” (Cherry) and in January 2016 he released … read more »
A brief history of Austrian hip hop from 1982 – 2012 without any claim of completeness. The first hip hop incentives in Austria came from pop musicians that either paid tribute to the young genre or used its aesthetics.