Huge thanks to everyone who has shown love for ‘Lean On Me’. Ya made my weekend ya did 💘💘💘
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Happy release day to my brother Complete. Man, I’m always inspired by your love for this, your hustle and vision when it comes to your videos and by the crazy OCD/rainman brilliance of your word play. You deserve all of the success my bro. Enjoy your day!
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“CUZN” sees the proud Yuin man channel his intricate wordplay with a profound expression, highlighting the trials and tribulations of being a young, misunderstood Indigenous Australian. Calling out issues of youth incarceration and injustice, Nooky shines a light on the cultural bonds that stand behind the track’s title term for kinship. Directed by JÁEN, the accompanying video features Nooky unapologetically laying down his fiery, politically-charged lyrics before a meeting of family, friends and peers as he ignites their shared passion for the causes being brought to light.
Originally from the New South Wales coastal town of Nowra, Nooky first burst onto the music scene in 2010 when he moved gained attention for his unmatched rhymes and technical rap style. After receiving international recognition following a chance meeting with Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas, he next took home the Australia Council’s Dreaming Prize for young Indigenous artists in 2016 before going on to release his debut solo single “Black Future” on Bad Apples Music in 2018. Nooky has appeared on tracks with B Wise, P Smurf, Birdz, Sonboy, Manu Crooks and more, plus featured his second solo track “Blackfellas” on 2019’s Deadly Hearts 2 compilation album alongside Dan Sultan, Electric Fields, Busby Marou, Tia Gostelow and more. Not slowing down there, he is also an esteemed producer, having curated the behind the scenes on tracks from Birdz, Caiti Baker and Tasman Keith. Nooky’s latest release “Numb”, premiered on triple j, was met with widespread praise from FilterZine, Acclaim and more, paving the way for exciting music to come.
Outside of the studio, Nooky’s name has been built on the energetic shows he delivers alive and proud in his blackness while firm in every word’s ferocity. Across his career, Nooky has shaken the stage with multiple high profile Australian artists, opening for Urthboy, A.B. Original, Jimblah, The Daily Meds, as well as touring consistently alongside his mentor Briggs. A fierce advocate for championing black excellence, Nooky has positioned his music and voice at the forefront of conversations around changing the date and educating others on the Nation’s true history.
With a deeply impactful and unique debut EP in the bank, set to be unleashed soon, don’t miss catching a glimpse as Nooky climbs to new heights in 2019.
“CUZN” OUT FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20
JUNCTION COURT EP OUT FRIDAY OCTOBER 11
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Electronic Arts Inc., recently unveiled the official EA SPORTS™ FIFA 20 soundtrack that includes new music from Major Lazer, which is featured in the all-new VOLTA FOOTBALL* mode inspired by the culture of street football from around the globe.
The music of FIFA 20 brings together both emerging and globally-acclaimed artists to create a diverse tracklist featuring Grammy-award winner Diplo’s global dance music trio Major Lazer, rising star Anderson .Paak, world-renowned electronic music duo Disclosure and one of dance music’s pioneering forces Don Diablo. The complete FIFA 20 soundtrack is available on Spotify, Apple and Deezer now.
The EA SPORTS FIFA soundtracks have become culture,” said Steve Schnur, President of Music, Electronic Arts. “For the first time in franchise history, we’ve curated two separate soundtracks for the game featuring an unprecedented 110+ tracks representing more than 20 countries. The roster of artists not only captures the global spirit of the game from the stadiums to the streets but elevates it like never before”.
Major Lazer contributed to the VOLTA FOOTBALL soundtrack with their newly released song ‘Que Calor’ that also features J.Balvin and El Alfa. The lead track for the mode was influenced by the culture and lifestyle of street football and its various forms of play around the world.
“We were really excited to be able to produce the lead track that is featured in the new VOLTA FOOTBALL mode, said Diplo. “When we shared an early version of the track with the EA SPORTS FIFA team, they loved it, so we knew we had to finish it and release it as a single. Bringing on Balvin and El Alfa let us take the track to another level and we can’t wait for fans all over the world to hear it.”
Fans eager to get their hands-on FIFA 20 early can get in on the action with the free demo now available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC. In the demo, fans can preview the brand-new VOLTA FOOTBALL game mode, an all-new experience in EA SPORTS FIFA 20 inspired by the small-sided form of football played in the streets, cages and futsal courts across the world. Additionally, fans can experience a UEFA Champions League match in the 11v11 Kick-Off mode.
Jump into the game first on September 19, 2019 with EA Access** and Origin™ Access** Basic to enjoy up to 10 hours of playtime as part of the Play First Trial or sign-up for Origin Access Premier to get full access on PC to the FIFA 20 Ultimate Edition. FIFA 20 is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and will be available worldwide on September 27, 2019 for PlayStation® 4, Xbox One, and PC. Join the EA SPORTS FIFA community at Facebook and on Instagram, or follow us on Twitter @EASPORTSFIFAANZ.