Bad Apples Music Artist
As a proud Butchulla man raised in Katherine N.T., Birdz is renowned for his unique brand of hard-hitting Hip Hop embodying strong messages of hope and self-determination. Signed to Bad Apples Music, Birdz is one of the label’s most established artists with a consistent track record of excellent releases spanning over four years. The unapologetic rapper’s debut album ‘Train Of Thought (2017) was received with critical acclaim and deservedly won the Australian Independent Record Label Associations – Best Independent Hip Hop Album, was shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize, Nominated for Music Victoria’s Best Hip Hop Album and was loved by community and national radio, and digital service providers nationally.
In May 2019, Birdz released his most impactful project to date in the “Place of Dreams” EP, featuring world class collaborations with the likes of Mo’ju, Ecca Vandal, Serina Pech and A.B.Original’s Trials on production. The project has since ticked over 900,000 streams on Spotify alone, and is continuing to grow throughout the country.
Following it’s release, the EP secured the formidable emcee a nomination for the Corner Hotel Artist Of The Year award, a national tour in support of renowned rapper, Seth Sentry, high rotation on triple j and community radio nationally, and a publishing deal with Bad Apples/Sony ATV that has since secured songwriting placements in film and TV.
Possessing a relentless passion and commitment to his craft, Birdz continues to dominate stages across the country with an explosive live show, solidifying a loyal and growing fan base. Sharing the stage with high profile acts such as J.I.D., Sampa The Great, Loyle Carner, Briggs and the Thundamentals, whilst also enthralling audiences at popular festivals such as Woodford, St Kilda Festival, The Hills Are Alive and Groovin’ The Moo.
Birdz is currently in the studio working on his second full-length album, LEGACY. The highly anticipated project will be executive produced by Trials (A.B. Original) and is scheduled for release in 2021 via Bad Apples Music.