Documentary TAIWAN HIP HOP KIDS includes interviews with four top hip-hop labels across Taiwan, namely KAO!, truecolor, AINOKO Entertainment, and Kung Fu Entertainment. With over 16 groups of hip-hop artists, and nearly 100 hours of interview materials, the film faithfully presents the development of hip-hop music in Taiwan over the past 20 years.
The band, which consist of Savanna, Zero, Ren, and Wen Wen, presents us with an album that showcases the dream-pop tunes of the '80s, along with some slower romantic numbers.
The festival is featuring vocal talents with other work of lines such as filmmakers and politicians: Oscar Chiu (邱志宇), actor who portrayed the character “Tony” from the popular cult movie Story in Taipei, Taipei City Councilor candidates Froggy Chiu (呱吉), Poya Miao (苗博雅), and web-based satire media EYECTV (眼球中央電視台) host Ocular Nerve (動眼神經).
Trout Fresh, a member of hip-hop group SmashRegz, is in the top spot with 5 nominations for his solo album Awesome by Accident. Electronic musician CHIU PI, who has just finished his tour, and EggPlantEgg, Best New Artist of this year's Golden Melody Awards, followed with four nominations each.
The Purple Alien EP is an impressive debut and sees the talented producer blend her style across four hard hitting tracks and enlisting a global roster of her talented friends including vocalists from five different countries.
They may not have massive exposure or influence on the social media; but the one thing they have in common is that they are all mind-blowingly awesome." --- Sonic Deadhorse, producer.
Dakanow (達卡鬧), Gina Yang (楊淑喻) and Good Ball Entertainment respectively won the top prize for the categories of Indigenous, Hakka, and Hokkien languages with a cash prize of NTD$300,000 each.
Supported by special guest Sophy (HK), the event is going to feature most of Dark Paradise Records' most-wanted repertoire, creating an epic night experience that you won't forget.
According to CHTHONIC, the new album Battlefields of Asura depicts the adventure of deities in Taiwan through eleven songs carrying messages about resistance, freedom, and fraternity.