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MS MR Are Touring Aroud Australia Next Week


Here’s an act that’s definitely worth checking out and seeing live if you can make it to one of their upcoming shows.

Critically-acclaimed New York and LA-based duo MS MR are currently in regional Australia for Groovin’ the Moo but they’re also here to play a national tour, including headlining shows in Brisbane and Perth for the first time, which is all set to kick off next week. Read on for details.

Kendrick Lamar Wants You To Know That He Gon’ Be ‘Alright’


After performing the song live at last weekend’s 2015 BET Awards, Kendrick Lamar has premiered some gritty, beautifully shot visuals for his latest single, ‘Alright’, taken off his much talked about album, “To Pimp A Butterfly”.

Directed by Colin Tilley, the politically-charged video sees Kendrick floating around the city (thanks to some great stunts and trick shots) and pulls zero punches with regards to the police.

TOKiMONSTA Steals Our Attention As She Embarks on AUS/NZ Tour


“I try to give very little focus on me being a female producer—it’s what I am, but that fact is irrelevant to my craft. That being said, I am very strongly opposed to people treating female musicians (or female whatever) unfairly because of their gender, but let’s keep the playing ground equal.” – TOKiMONSTA

TOKiMONSTA is kicking off her Australian/NZ tour this week and The 5 to 9 Life was lucky enough to grab some time to chop it up with the LA DJ/producer. Check out what she had to say.

*Words by guest writer, Krystel Diola (Behind The Front).

Tyler Touché: Act of God


‘Act of God’ marks a (kinda) new artist/producer to the music game in Tyler Touché, and one that shows a huge amount of promise.

A tune perfect for the dance floor.



LA producer TOKiMONSTA has announced a run of Australian and New Zealand tour dates following recent sets at Coachella and SXSW.


Born in South Bay (California) and of Korean origin, TOKiMONSTA creates sparkling beats with breathtaking ease, and if you like the sound of that, then you’re gonna wanna catch her live in June.