Oetha

crusing art work

Film clip to be released mid October

With it’s gutsy no-nonsense shout-out to the fearless females tuned into the sistahood,  emerging sis-hop outfit Oetha’s debut single Sista Girl captured the attention-line. Cruisin is their follow-up and as the name infers this time the ladies are laid back showing us that you’ve got to carve out the time to cut-loose and hang with your besties regardless of how intense your ‘normal’ daily grind may be.

Musically speaking, Crusin is an ideal follow up to Sista Girl. It’s an uplifting soulful song, layered with a smooth baseline and the sounds of luscious Rhode keys. Its soulful, jazzy vibe inspires some crew members to rhyme with poetic flows, while others still deliver their rhymes with the power of a strong feminine energy. Crusin is a female anthem. It’s a classy sound that combines rhythmic Hip Hop drums, a warm guitar, and a neo-soulful chorus that will transport you to great days and fun times. The song has both an inspirational and almost dreamy feel. So soak it up because, Oetha’s third single to drop in November is a heavy hitter titled Disturbing the Peace – watch this space!

“Without doubt, Cruisin is an anthem for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous women. It is a celebration of female independence, providing the freedom to express ourselves within music and life. “, say Oetha

https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/7249296/reviews

 

Live Bookings & Media Enquiries:
Chryss Carr – AUM PR & MGMT // aum@aum.net.au // 0417 800 869
Cooper-Lily Nikora – AUM PR & MGMT // cooper@aum.net.au // 0432 601 211

 

SNAPSHOT BIOS

 Oetha [pronounced O-E-tha] is a new rap sis-hop act comprising of Indigenous lady powerhouses Lady Lash, Miss Hood and Dizzy Doolan. These three talented women are well connected and respected on a grass roots level in the music scene, in both urban and remote Indigenous communities.  After their first single received national radio play and saw them nominated for an Age Music Award, they are truly beginning to garner industry attention.

Oetha are committed to making music that captures the many issues and associated emotions that Indigenous women go through. Like a journal Oetha captures the emotional journey these women travel and brings to life their untold stories. Oetha gives a voice to strong women who are not heard in mainstream society, and especially not captured in the male dominated genre of Hip Hop.

Oetha https://www.facebook.com/OETHAX3

LADY LASHhttps://www.facebook.com/mcladylash/

A proud Kokatha woman from Ceduna, South Australia, Lash spent her childhood days listening to her Mum’s cassette tapes & learning how to sing & rap by emulating what she heard on those tapes and on the radio.

Lash relocated to Melbourne in 2009 where she dropped her first EP in 2010 entitled ‘Pearl’ that featured songs ‘It Aint Easy’ and ‘Busy Bee’. Then in 2013 slaying the music scene with a multi-award-winning debut album, Crystal Mercy ‘The Fisherman’s Daughter’. As a vocalist she combines refreshing Jazz melodies over soulful Hip Hop beats & as an MC she is a brilliant storyteller, naturally capturing the essence of every topic she rhymes about. This powerhouse of a woman combines equal parts Jazz, Hip Hop interwoven with soul driven storytelling. Her music pushes sonic boundaries in profoundly beautiful ways. With numerous Festivals & Shows under her belt, her natural talent has seen her perform at the Sydney Opera House as a cast member of Deborah Cheetham’s first Indigenous Opera ‘Pecan Summer’. She has also supported the likes of Jessica Mauboy, Archie Roach, Paul Kelly, Dan Sultan, Urthboy, Lowkey, & Paris Wells just to name a few. Lash is currently in Production for her 4th Album titled ‘Therapy Tapes’ due to be released late 2018.  She is a brilliant rapper, incredible spoken words artists & an even better singer. Her many talents have seen her win many awards in Victoria where she now resides. These accolades include a Deadly award nomination, an Age Music Victoria Genre Award nomination while winning the prestigious VIPA Award (Victorian Indigenous Performer Awards) for the most promising act of 2013.

Lady Lash is indeed a great talent & one for the country to keep a close eye as her star continues to rise.

 

DIZZY DOOLAN https://www.facebook.com/DizzyDoolan/
Originally from Townsville QLD Dizzy Doolan is an indigenous Hip Hop artist tearing it up with her unique style of music. Dizzy D is multi talented with her music dancing and acting skills, she is a brilliant songwriter and rapper.

After earning a diploma from the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts, she has gone onto establish a great reputation within community & the industry. She has been nominated for two Deadly Awards, started in several short films, performed countless international support shows, facilitated workshops around the country & sung live on NITV’s show, Express Yourself.

With strong passion & self-belief Dizzy is ready to take her career to the next level. Growing up in tough living conditions, Dizzy was often told that she wouldn’t amount to much. However she has defied the odds & is living proof that with a strong mind & clear focus, anything is possible. She writes music with an inspirational bent, while continuing to be a role model, mentor & leader of her people.

 

MISS HOOD  https://www.facebook.com/misshoodoffical/

Meriki Hood is a strong Aboriginal Kunai & Gunditjmara woman from the eastern and western districts of Victoria. She has been in the hip-hop and urban rap seen for the past 11 years starting song writing and composing music at the age of seventeen.

Miss Hood picked up a microphone with a strong desire to express herself. ‘In a world gone mad,’ she needed to speak for herself, and she needed to speak to her people. The result saw her releasing raw emotion every time she picked up the mic.  Being a key member of the first Indigenous record label, Payback records Hood has been nominated for Two Deadly Awards. She has also enjoyed much live show success, performing on the Marngrook Footy Show, opening up for people as varied as 50cent, Jessica Mauboy to Archie Roach, while also touring Asia.

Born to an Indigenous father and white mother, there isn’t much Meriki hasn’t been through. However rather than let hard times bring her down, she has used them as an inspiration to lift up herself & her people. She uses this positive energy to work with youth in detention centre’s teaching music therapy, other at risk youth as well as working closely with members of the stolen generation. The result is passionate and soulful music that sees her writing about a wide range of topics that need to be heard by both Indigenous & non-Indigenous Australians.

Meriki spends time in the Dame Phyllis Frost women correctional facility by teaching music is a therapeutic form of healing & self-expression through song writing, she has been strongly involved with the beyond the bars prison broadcast project for NAIDOC Week.

FB ›› @ https://www.facebook.com/OETHAX3/  Instagram ›› https://www.instagram.com/oethax3/  YT  ›› youtube.com/oethax3

Media and Live Booking Enquiries:
Chryss Carr – AUM PR & MGMT // aum@aum.net.au // 0417 800 869
Cooper-Lily Nikora – AUM PR & MGMT // cooper@aum.net.au