Artist info

Genre

Hip Hop


Sounds like


band members

Toby Finlayson Joel Westlake Young people from Alparrurulam NT


Influences


Bio

The Schoolly Crew are a group of 'Alywarre' (pronounced Yawada) young people from one of the most remote Indigenous communities in Australia (possibly the world) - Alparrurulam NT. (700kms from Alice Springs, 300km from Mt Isa). These songs are the outcome of a four week mentoring program with Desert Pea Media, a community & cultural development organisation working in remote and regional indigenous communities since 2003. Desert Pea Media delivers innovative 'hip hop literacy programs', where songs are written with young people, with the objective of empowering, educating and advocating awareness of local social and cultural issues. All proceeds generated from these songs go to developing further opportunities for marginalised young people to be heard and to create...

Review

Reviewed by Rosie Beaton Rosie Beaton

14 Jan 2013

Triple J
40

you guys are nat...

you guys are naturally musically talented - keep it up - how old is the youngest 7? keep on creating in your amazing landscape of NT

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Review

Clancy!

29 Jun 2013

50

Oh my this is aw...

Oh my this is awesome! Top work sis

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Review

Undrgrnd Oz

09 Feb 2013

30

Great concept an...

Great concept and initiative - and from people so young! Big futures ahead.

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