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Lady Lash

Lady Lash is a Melbourne-based rapper of Aboriginal and Greek background. Lash features as part of the Push It Crew and the Dig Deep Project, both hip-hop associations prominent on the Melbourne rap scene. Born in the remote town of Ceduna, on the Great Australian Bight, she states the following description on her website: I'm a female aboriginal artist with multiple singing styles. Singing since I was a child and was heavily influenced by my Families wide and diverse taste in music - Rock, Country, Soul, Blues, Jazz and Old School Hip hop.

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Saltwater Band

Saltwater Band are a group of 8 Yolngu Artists from Elcho Island in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. The band is headed by the experience and undeniable talent of singer/songwriter Gurrumul Geoffrey Yunipingu, a longstanding member of internationally acclaimed band Yothu Yindi.

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A former member of Australian band Yothu Yindi, Gurrumul was born blind and sings mostly in his traditional language. Gurrumul plays the guitar upside down because there were no left handed guitars in the communities he grew up in. Gurrumul's story will inspire many. But his voice is what will cut through and if it lands on enough ears, his debut album 'Gurrumul' available on Skinnyfish Music could prove to be a landmark Australian release.

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