Artist info

Genre

Hip Hop, Indie


Influences

Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, 2-Pac, Nyankol, Nas, Drake, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, KRS-1


Unearthed artists we like

ELK, Levi, Cidi 5K, Tkay Maidza, KaeTheGoat, KIAN, Baker Boy


Website

www.Playback808.com

Bio

South Sudanese born DyspOra is an award-winning Hip-Hop recording artist, poet, sonic activist and founder of the Playback 808 label imprint (ELK, ELSY). The nomadic troubadour was born was raised across various locations in East Africa until his family moved to Adelaide, South Australia. From an early age, he saw the powerful impact music had in breaking down the cultural, lingual and racial barriers. Known for his lyrical versatility and sonic activism, DyspOra’s roots can be traced to various cultural soundscapes across the world.

Review

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Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

08 Aug 2018

Triple J
40

if someone had of told me this was a classic, dusty vinyl discovery from the 90s i would have believed them hook, line and sinker. DyspOra this is damn good stuff dude.

if someone had of told me this was a classic, dusty vinyl discovery from the 90s i would have believed them hook, line and sinker. DyspOra this is damn good stuff dude.

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DyspOra

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

06 Aug 2018

Triple J
40

Yes DyspOra you're hitting us with that real stuff! Classic beat and bars from the heart. Thanks for repping the SA scene so hard.

Yes DyspOra you're hitting us with that real stuff! Classic beat and bars from the heart. Thanks for repping the SA scene so hard.

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Review by Hau Latukefu Hau Latukefu

25 Jul 2018

Triple J
35

"Reppin' for the refugees!" I see you, my young king. Big up the Playback808 collective.

"Reppin' for the refugees!" I see you, my young king. Big up the Playback808 collective.