News November 14, 2018

MTV Australia launches new weekly urban show ‘Call & Response: Hip Hop’ tonight

MTV Australia launches new weekly urban show ‘Call & Response: Hip Hop’ tonight

Australia is tonight launching a new weekly urban show MTV Call & Response: Hip Hop.

Hosted by music journalist Christopher Kevin Au and in a team up with Brisbane-based urban music specialists Call & Response, the show airs every Wednesday at 8pm AEDT on MTV Music on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Fetch.

It features urban music industry news from Australia, New Zealand and around the world, live tour info, music videos premieres, interviews and artist profiles.

Tonight’s premiere episode takes a first look at the latest music videos from Tkay Maidza (‘Flexin’), Carmouflage Rose (‘Let Me Down’ ft George Maple), Kwame (‘No Time’) and an Australian and New Zealand collaboration Raiza Biza & REMI ft. Baro (‘Runner’).

Call & Response, a marketing agency which specializes in hip-hop and urban culture, sees its mission as shining a light on the burgeoning underground scene.

It’s worked with the likes of Carmouflage Rose, Kwame, Cult Shotta, Trippie Red, Junor, ROMII, Midas.Gold and more

“This partnership with MTV is just the first plank in a bridge for local urban artists to take on the world,” said Call & Response director & founder Josh Taylor-Anderson.

“This partnership with MTV is just our first plank in a bridge for local urban artists to take on the world.”

Adds Simon Bates, vice president of MTV Asia Pacific, “There is immense talent within the Australian and Kiwi hip-hop community, and Call & Response have firmly established themselves as champions of artists within the genre.

MTV Call & Response: Hip Hop is the perfect addition our growing list of local initiatives such as MTV Upload, MTV Unplugged Melbourne and the soon-to-be-launched MTV TRL, each providing an opportunity to spotlight exciting local talent.”

For more information and music video submissions details, head to the official website.

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