Get to know the artists performing at POP UP Sounds’ upcoming hip hop event

POP UP Sounds just released the full lineup for their upcoming hip hop event at Grumpy’s on June 1st, with the night looking to be huge.

The event is set to feature four incredibly talented and upcoming artists, including; Mattakript, Strike Won & Damian Ilic, Swiftboi and Merc Swazey, along with the nights DJ, DJ Master.

Following this announcement, TLF invites you to prepare for POP UP Sounds’ event by getting familiar with each artist and their music.

Merc Swazey
Originally from New Zealand, but now residing in Melbourne, Merc Swazey is one of the most unique and exciting artists in the game right now. With his tongue in cheek, styled lyricism and heavy hitting bars, Swazey’s music always makes for a good listen. Check out his latest EP ‘Brick Country‘ now, available on both Apple Music and Spotify.

Heading over from Sydney, Swiftboi is set to showcase her skills and bless the stage with some fresh, sonic vocals. Check out our favourite track from Swiftboi below:

Strike Won & Damian Ilic
How Many Deep’s very own Strike Won will be teaming up with Damian Ilic to provide all that lyrical goodness you’re looking for. These two acts are no strangers to the live music scene and are known for delivering wild performances. Listen to ‘LIGHTSPEED’ below: 

Local Melbourne emcee, Mattakript, will also be gracing the stage with his alternative/hiphop vibes, fusing good rhymes with strong melodies. Check out ‘Bullet Games’ below:

Support local artists and come through to the event at Grumpy’s, Fitzroy, on Friday the 1st of June. Early bird tickets are $5 or pay $10 at the door. Entry from 8pm.

For more information check out POP UP Sounds’ Facebook page.

Be sure to follow POP UP Sounds on their social media for more events:
Facebook: @POPUPSoundevents
Instagram: @popupsoundsevent


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~Timothy Thorpe

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