Artist info

Genre

Hip Hop, Roots


Sounds like

30/70, Sampa the Great , Hiatus Kaiyote , Erykah Badu , Georgia Anne Muldrow


band members

Allysha Joy - Fender Rhodes & Vocals Henry Hicks - Bass Ziggy Zeitgeist - Drums Danika Smith - Backing Vocals Thhomas - Production Mix & Master - Nick Herrera


Unearthed artists we like

30/70


Website

Bio

Allysha Joy brings exactly what her name suggests, through her gift of song and looseness of play, in an exploration of jazz, hip hop and soul.

She is well-known for performing in Melbourne Hip Hop collective 30/70, and their success over the past two years has lead her to further challenge her expression in a project of her own. Allysha is pushing boundaries as a female keys player, poet, singer and producer, releasing her first solo record with Northside Records this April 22nd.

The 7” includes two tracks expressing her heartfelt desire for change. The single, FNFL is dedicated to the traditional and rightful owners of Australia, reflecting upon their ongoing battle for custody of land, custody of their children and open expression of their culture.'

Whether performing solo on Fender Rhodes or accompanied by her band, featuring members of 30/70, Allysha’s steady groove, husky vocal tone and unique style of writing emanates truth and talent.

Allysha Joy has performed alongside acts such as Sampa the Great, Man Made Mountain, MKO and Simon Mavin, of Hiatus Kaiyote. She also performed as a feature artist at the 20th anniversary of Stones Throw Records and at both the Stonnington Jazz Festival and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

Review

Review of FNFL by Allysha Joy Tommy Faith

02 Jul 2018

Triple J
40

Love the way the best changes up, pushed into action by that malleable voice

Love the way the best changes up, pushed into action by that malleable voice

Review

Review by Richard Kingsmill Richard Kingsmill

13 Apr 2017

Triple J
45

Magical stuff. Clever, but with plenty of heart still in place.

Magical stuff. Clever, but with plenty of heart still in place.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

11 Apr 2017

Triple J
40

Wherever Allysha pops up I'm going to follow. She's got to have one of the most incredible voices in the country right now.

Wherever Allysha pops up I'm going to follow. She's got to have one of the most incredible voices in the country right now.