Hilltop Hoods City of Light DVD achieves Gold certification

HILLTOP HOODS ‘CITY OF LIGHT’ DVD ACHIEVES GOLD CERTIFICATION

“A truly momentous effort and remarkable DVD” (ozhiphop.com)

Obese Records is proud to announce that ‘City Of Light’, the new DVD from Hilltop Hoods has achieved Gold sales certification. On sale for barely over a month, this is an exceptional achievement that truly bares witness to the juggernaut that is the Hilltop Hoods.

The DVD allows a rare insight into the creative dynamic of one of the most innovative groups in Australian music and documents the making and touring of ‘The Hard Road’ and ‘The Hard Road: Restrung’. With over two hours of exclusive interviews and music videos, ‘City of Light’ includes extensive live and behind the scenes footage from the ‘Restrung’ album launch, a unique performance that saw The Hoods perform alongside the 31-piece Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Our most sincere congratulations to Hilltop Hoods and we thank all our colleagues, retailers and associates for their continued support.

NEW ARTSITS SIGN TO OBESE RECORDS: SPIT SYNDICATE

Obese Records are proud to introduce our latest signing artists Spit Syndicate, a crew destined to shape the future of Australian Hip Hop.

Sydney MCs Nick Lupi (19) and Just Enuf (21) have perfected a unique approach that presents an exciting new sound for Obese Records and guarantees a fresh perspective for the Australian music scene. The forthcoming Spit Syndicate album ‘Towards The Light’ is an innovative and adventurous work that maintains it’s underground intensity while blurring genre lines and showcasing the refined skills of these 2 prodigious rappers.

Production credits on ‘Towards The Light’ feature foundational members of the Australian Hip Hop movement, including Suffa (Hilltop Hoods), M-Phazes, Jase and Fame, along with a number of new faces, highlighting the constant evolution of this increasingly influential movement in Australian music.

Spit Syndicate’s dynamic live show testifies to this crew’s monster reputation and demonstrates their ability to rock at a level well beyond their years. Keep an eye out for their 2008 national tour, bringing the sound that has already supported an entourage of international Hip Hop greats including Xzibit, Ice Cube and Lupe Fiasco.

‘Towards The Light’ will be released early 2008 on Obese Records.

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