As the headline reads, we were invited to attend a special artist showcase at the Sydney HQ of Warner Music Australia this past Tuesday for Melbourne artist Dylan Joel. Not knowing too much about the artist, we didn’t have many expectations going into the event, but how did we feel walking out of the performance? Click the photo to find out!
Have you been keeping up with VICELAND’s new music documentary series, ‘NOISEY Bompton’?
Kendrick Lamar has invited VICELAND into his hometown of Compton, California for six different chapters that provides an insight into his life, his childhood friends, his schooling days and so much more.
Catch up and tune in to the final two episodes NOW.
The 5 to 9 Life team has already had the exciting opportunities of reviewing more than a handful of live gigs in 2016 thanks to the local and international acts that have been in town for such events as Falls Festival, Twilight at Taronga and Laneway Festival.
From the latter, we’ve caught The Internet and Vince Staples perform intimate shows in Sydney, and now we have a review of the highly anticipated sold-out Goldlink show that occurred last Friday night. Read on for the review.
Words and photography by Jared Rohan.
Cover photo (above) by Behind the Front.
Compton, California, is one of hip-hop’s most celebrated locales, the birthplace of acts like N.W.A. and, more recently, Kendrick Lamar.
It’s also home to a complicated gang culture. “Noisey Bompton” centers around Kendrick Lamar and the friends he grew up with on the West Side of Compton, many of whom feature on the cover of his album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly.’
Check out the second part of the segment right now.
Kendrick Lamar gets completely candid in NOISEY’S new music documentary, “NOISEY Bompton”, which gives us an insight into Lamar’s hometown of Compton, California or known to some as Bompton, which Snoop describes it on the intro as, “it’s Compton, but it’s where the bloods are at”.
Click on to watch the first part of the six-part series via VICELAND.