Triple J Kicks Off NAIDOC Week Celebrations With A 2-Hour Blak Out Special

Triple J Kicks Off NAIDOC Week Celebrations With A 2-Hour Blak Out Special

triple j kicked off NAIDOC week yesterday with a special two-hour edition of Triple j’s new First Nations show, Blak Out. Hosted by Yuin / Thunghutti man, and rapper, Nooky.

Blak Out’s usual one-hour-long show was doubled up for a NAIDOC Week special, featuring nothing but Indigenous artists.

The program featured a huge selection of artists and genres. Artists like Baker Boy, Trials and Thelma Plum, as well as brand new songs from up-and-comers Becca Hatch, NIDALA and YNG Martyr.

The special also featured tracks from artists, Christine Anu, Archie Roach and Shakaya.

Lille Madden, Gadigal woman, actor and narrator, also joined Nooky to chat about Healing Country, the new documentary series about young traditional owners who are leading the way in healing country – out this week via ABC Indigenous.

Triple j, Double J and Triple j Unearthed will be celebrating the history, culture, music and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples all week.

Triple j’s Live at the Wireless program tonight, will feature a special live performance by 2020’s Unearthed Artist of the Year JK-47.

Meanwhile, tonight from 6pm on Double J, Classic Album’s host Caz Tran goes deep on the self-titled 1996 desert reggae album Blekbala Mujik.

From 6pm Tuesday, Double J’s Live at the Wireless airs featuring a live performance by Emma Donovan & The Putbacks.

Boorloo DJ Yikes is stepping behind the decks on 9 July for Triple j’s Friday Mix, whilst Triple j’s Saturday night dance music show Mix Up will be soundtracked by Fosters, DJ KYAANZ, Moss and Mozzi.

Triple j Unearthed will be bringing you a First Nations hip hop special on-air and online, introducing 8 new artists. Plus, you’ll hear a full 48 hours of First Nations music only on Unearthed radio next Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 of July.




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