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Ourness & Niche Present

Genesis Owusu 'Wit' Da Team' Tour

ft. Special Guests

Thursday 22 November 2018 (opening 8:30 PM)

at The Workers Club ( venue info )
51 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC
https://www.theworkersclub.com.au

**18+**

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees

General Admission $17.85

Making his mark on the Australian music scene, Genesis Owusu is continually delivering his own ever-changing and unique style of hip-hop that showcases both his artistic versatility and poetic approach.

In 2015, Owusu was a top 5 finalist in the Triple J Unearthed High competition; now at age 19, the Canberra rapper has already performed explosive live sets at Groovin’ The Moo, Spilt Milk and St. Jerome’s Laneway. 

Genesis Owusu’s notoriety is continually growing, gaining nods from VICE, i-D Magazine, Oyster Magazine, Thank Guard, Pilerats, Tonedeaf, LNWY, AUD’$, Earmilk, FBi Radio and Triple J, becoming Triple J Unearthed’s feature artist in January/February of 2017.

Noting a long list of influences on his including Jimi Hendrix, Frank Ocean, Miles Davis, Wu-Tang Clan and Kanye West, Genesis Owusu takes inspiration from an expansive range of sources to create laid back, jazz-infused-jams, and experimental genre-bending hardcore hip-hop, which was showcased in his debut 2017 release, “CARDRIVE EP”. Owusu now continues his tradition of progressiveness, boasting collaborations with members of the Grammy-nominated band Hiatus Kaiyote.
 
His “Sideways” single, produced by Simon Mavin and Perrin Moss of Hiatus Kaiyote, was added to Triple J’s high rotation after director Richard Kingsmill awarded the track 4-and-a-half stars out of 5. The single premiered on Okayplayer and since then, garnered international attention from websites such as The FADER and C-Heads. The music video for Sideways was premiered on Noisey and was featured on Australian music program, Rage.

Owusu’s singles “Drive Slow” and “Sideways” were among a selected few in Spotify playlists such as Mellow Styles, Beats n’ Bars, The triple j Hitlist, and The FADER’s Songs You Need In Your Life. This earned the two singles respectively over 100,000 plays each.

Owusu was also nominated for two National Live Music Awards; Hip Hop Live Act of the Year, and ACT Live Act of the Year with his duo, The Ansah Brothers.

This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*