Ziggy is an emerging hip hop artist out of Perth, WA. His latest EP Black Thoughts depicts an insightful experience into the landscape of race relations in modern Australia. Musically, his style and genre speaks to that of golden era hip hop with focus on lyrical content over clean beats with classical overlay.
Growing up in remote Arnhem Land, regional NSW, Sydney and Perth and with family connections in Far North Queensland, his music speaks to the silenced injustices of Aboriginal Australia as well as other social issues. Lyrically influenced by artists such as Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Lauryn Hill and Common as well as activists like Charlie Perkins, Gary Foley and Adam Goodes, Ziggy finds passion in giving voice to issues affecting those not heard.
In 1967, 90 per cent of Australian voters said ‘yes’ to change the Constitution to give the Federal Government power to make laws for Aboriginal...