The son of Indigenous hip-hop pioneer Wire MC, Tasman Keith is blazing his own trail out of Bowraville + continuing the storytelling traditions of his people.
Following the release of their debut album ‘Reclaim Australia’, Trials (one half of A.B. Original) joined Backchat to discuss the state of Australian Indigenous politics and music’s role in Aboriginal advocacy.
It’s described as a disease of poverty, so it might surprise you that Australia has one of the highest rates of Rheumatic Heart Disease in the world.
To take a Shakespearean tragedy and transform it into a contemporary story about indigenous Australia is a pretty big feat, but one that co-creators Tom E. Lewis and Michael Kantor have nailed.