Brothablack

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Shannon Narrun Williams, known as Brothablack, is a Sydney-based Indigenous Hip Hop performer.

Brothablack was a founding member of Deadly Award-winning group South West Syndicate.[1] He has since gone solo and has worked as an MC for The National Indigenous 3on3 Basketball and Hip Hop Challenge,[2] performed at the Big Day Out,[3] and released a solo album More Than A Feeling, an album which is trying to give "non-Indigenous people a good look into an Indigenous males life".[4] In 2007 he teamed up with Hilltop Hoods to create a song for a campaign by reconcile.org.au highlighting indigenous mortality rates.[5]

He has received extensive airplay on Triple J[6] including performing a set for Live at the Wireless, broadcast on 9 July 2007.[7]

From series 1 to 3, he co-host Move it Mob Style with Naomi Wenitong.

Discography[edit]

  • More Than A Feeling (2006) Obese Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vibe Deadly Vibe Issue 67 Archived 7 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Vibe 3on3 Brothablack Archived 20 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ 3dworld Big Day Out 2008 - Final Acts Announced[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Vibe Growing Pains - Deadly Vibe Issue 101 July 2005 Archived 7 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Daily Telegraph, 30 August 2007, "'Cause we should all get vocal" by Kathy McCabe
  6. ^ Brothablack @ J Play
  7. ^ Triple J Live Music Archive: sorted by B

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