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Michael Christmas Has Delivered a 2-Song Special in March

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There’s a new artist we want you all to keep on your radar: Michael Christmas.

Yep, that’s his name. And this weekend, he dropped two new tracks for something he called the “Michael Christmas March Madness 2-Song Special.”

Time to put your headphones on and discover the magic of Michael Christmas.

Watch the Final Parts of NOISEY Bompton’s Music Documentary (Parts V + VI)

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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.

GoldLink Showed Sydney He Is Not Your Average Rapper

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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.

Watch ‘NOISEY Bompton: Kendrick’s Compton and Dinner with Lil L’ (Part II)

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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.

Watch VICE’s New Documentary ‘NOISEY Bompton: Growing up with Kendrick Lamar’ (Part I)

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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.