Original stands for Always Black, Original. Their music is overtly political and has been described as "angry, polemical, brutally frank and meant to inspire a response, good or bad".
They bring a new voice to Australian hip hop as . Their debut album will be released later this year via Hilltop Hoods’ label Golden Era Records and Bad Apples Music, Australia’s first Indigenous hip hop label. sorun 10 December 2016 20:49. Membri: Briggs (2), Daniel Rankine.
Original ‘Reclaim Australia’. Written by David James Young. Although hip hop has been one of the most vibrant and consistently interesting genres within Australian music for the better part of this century, newcomers could well be forgiven for considering it bland and white-washed, given key artists that have been hogging the spotlight and acting as unworthy torchbearers. If it wasn’t clear from their pun-laden name, . Original both take great pride in their indigenous heritage - Rankine’s family comes from the Ngarrindjeri people in South Australia, Briggs a Yorta Yorta man from the Goulburn-Murray junction. Their lambasting of systemic racism and blackface defenders doesn’t just stay on their social media, and nor should it.
Taking its name from a favourite phrase of white supremacists, the . Original album features anything but safe music. In fact, Briggs confessed he thought the record "was career suicide". But that didn't deter them from either the humour or the anger. While paying tribute to those who had gone before them such as the Warumpi Band and Archie Roach, for giving them the platform to "be the artists that we are", Briggs said . Original saw a need for something beyond "poignant but also polite". Australian hiphop duo .
Original stands for Always Black, Original. a b Zuel, Bernard (27 November 2016), ". Original album Reclaim Australia is a necessary shock to the system", Canberra Times.