Australian Rappers

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: 360 (rapper), A-Love, Bangs (hip hop artist), Big Dave (rapper), Briggs (rapper), Chopper Read, Daniel Merriweather, Drapht, Harry James Angus, Hunter (rapper), Iggy Azalea, Illy (rapper), J-Wess, Jade MacRae, Joel Turner (musician), Katalyst (musician), Kenny Sabir, M-Phazes, Maya Jupiter, MC Pressure, Miracle (rapper), N'fa, Pegz, Pez (musician), Phrase (rapper), Purified (rapper), Suffa, Tim Levinson, Trooth. Excerpt: Drapht (born Paul Gary James Ridge, 4 September 1982) is an Australian hip hop artist from Perth. Drapht is a former member of the Syllaboliks (SBX) crew, a collective that includes fellow Perth-based hip hop artists such as Downsyde. Drapht grew up in Inglewood, Western Australia, Australia, a suburb of Perth. His father, Gary Ridge, a jazz drummer introduced Drapht to music from a very young age-he first experienced hip hop at the age of eight. The name "Drapht" is based on a Western Australian Swan Brewery beer, Swan Draught; the company's logo was written on a watch that his father brought home when Drapht was 13 or 14. Drapht attended Inglewood Senior High School in Inglewood but was not involved in the school's music program. At school he became friends with Damien Allia (aka DJ Armee) who introduced him to hip hop via gigs at the Hyde Park Hotel. Drapht became a vital part of Perth's hip hop crew, "Syllabolix," at the age of 17. "I was real lucky. I hung around all the SBX members before I even started rapping. I was right in the middle of it all, I had access to the fucking dopest producer at the time Dazastah, freestyle sessions at Hunter's and constant schooling from the whole crew. So it was hard for me not to learn quick and be involved with it all." - Drapht This involvement resulted in his first contributions being recorded and included on the Done DL album in 2000, only months after...


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