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Selekt Few – On Country (Single) Officially Released

‘On Country’ (feat. Bryte MC, Della Rae Morrison, Ronnie Smith and Charley) – is now available for listen and purchase!

‘On Country’ is a clean and enjoyable musical experience.

But it’s also a strong call to action against forced community closures, named for its emotive chorus featuring local singer-songwriters Della Rae Morrison, Ronnie Smith, and Charley.

The release is timed to coincide with this week’s rallies against the forced closure of Aboriginal communities, with all our proceeds from the sale of this song to be donated to SOSblakaustralia‬.

With Rob Shaker producing the beat and Bryte MC, Charley and Della all on board from very early on, we knew we were on to something unique.

The end result is a strong political statement denouncing racism, and calling for human rights, a treaty and sovereignty for Aboriginal people. But most importantly it is an act of solidarity with all people living ‘On Country’.

Artwork by: Julie Dowling, Badimaya woman, activist and renowned fine artist.
Marching snare by: Brodie Simpson @ Underground Recording Studios.
Horns by: Brendan Scott Grey & Matt Smith
Spoken word by: Mitch Torres
Mixed by: Greg Tangey
Mastered by: Joe Carra @ Crystal Mastering.

Stop the Forced Closure of Aboriginal Communities in Australia

Also available on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and plenty of other digital distribution or streaming services.

Rappin’ to kids on the train

Yesterday on the way home from work, I was talking to a couple of kids on the train who I see on there quite often. Good kids, but always loud and often inconsiderate of the people around them.

Had to call out the one kid when he yelled a casual c’bomb at his mate while surrounded by a bunch of senior citizens who did NOT look impressed.

At first me responding to him and telling him trains ain’t the place to be dropping cbombs at the top of your lungs seemed to get his back up. But then he recognised me from when I’d previously stood up for him against guards and was a bit more accepting. But not that accepting. He kept taunting me to call him by his name – which I didn’t know.

Then one of his young female friends caught me mouthing Jimblah​ lyrics and jokingly teased me about my singing; to which I replied “you are lucky I’m not singing out loud, I can’t sign for shit”.

Long story short, I got harassed to sing and told them I can’t sing but can rap… Next thing you know there’s 10 kids standing around pretty much chanting ‘rap rap rap’ at me. Continue reading

Selekt Few ‘MD’ Album Launch (May 16, 2014)

Friends and fans we have an announcement to make!

Selekt Few are holding an album launch gig for the debut LP entitled “MD”, on 16 May at Mojo’s in Fremantle. We’ll be supported by some of our favourite local hip hop talent; FGJamahl RyderParadox and Wisdom2th.

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For the last five years we have been practising, recording and mixing our own music and we are finally happy enough to put out a release. Over the years, many of you have given us advice or otherwise shown us support.

Now we want to invite you to buy an exclusive Launch Ticket + CD combo for just $20!

There are only 250 tickets available to the launch.  It will be a great night with some of our favourite local artists and many of our closest friends, family and fans attending. This is a great opportunity to get all of you who have supported us together, in one room, for an enjoyable evening hearing the fruits of our labour.

Sure, we want to sell some of our CD’s. But the primary focus of this event is getting our friends and family together to see and hear what all that time we were spending was for.

We need your help to make it happen, there’s no turning back!!!

Buy your tickets now and join our Facebook event!