Yung Warriors

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Yung Warriors
Also known as Tjimba and the Yung Warriors
Origin Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genres Hip Hop
Labels Blackwing Music, Payback Records[1]
Members Tjimba Possum Burns
Danny "D-Boy" Ramzan
Past members Narjik Day Burns

Yung Warriors (also called Tjimba and the Yung Warriors) are an Australian hip hop group.

They released their debut album Warrior 4 Life in August 2007.[2] They played at 2008 Big Day Out,[3] at Yabun in Sydney,[4] at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference: Education in Melbourne[5] and supported 50 Cent.[6] They were nominated for Deadly Awards in 2008 and 2009.[7][8][9] and have had national airplay on Triple J.[9]

Tjimba Possum Burns and Narjik Day Burns are sons of Selwyn Burns (Coloured Stone, Mixed Relations, No Fixed Address and Blackfire) and Tjimba Possum Burns and Danny Ramzan are the grandsons of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

Members[edit]

  • Tjimba Possum Burns
  • Danny Ramzan

Former members

  • Narjiic Day-Burns

[9][10]

Discography[edit]

  • Warrior 4 Life (2007) - Blackwing Music
  • Standing Strong (2012) - Payback
  • Turnt Up (2014) - Blackwing Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koori Mail. Edition 439, 19 November 2008
  2. ^ Reuters/Billboard Aboriginal rappers on rise in Australia
  3. ^ TheMusic.com.au Saying Sorry
  4. ^ Black to front Sydney Morning Herald 23 January 2009
  5. ^ Vibe Tjimba and the Yung Warriors - Band of Brothers
  6. ^ Falls Creek Big Fella Festival
  7. ^ National Indigenous Television 2008 Deadly Award Nominees
  8. ^ "Yung tallent earns gong", MX, 12 Sep 2008 
  9. ^ a b c Sadleir, Rose (30 May 2012), "Warriors to get `deadly'", The Gold Coast Bulletin 
  10. ^ Vibe Warrior Calling (The Yung Warriors)

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