Party & Bullshit 3w

Listen Out hit Sydney once again over the long weekend, bringing hip-hop and dance aplenty to Centennial Park.

Over the past few years, the event had evolved into one of the biggest festivals on the Australian calendar, and 2018’s edition only solidified its cause with three stages jammed with talent. triple j Unearthed winners Triple One had the 909 stage kicking with high energy and circle pits in the early afternoon, while fellow homegrown talent Manu Crooks packed out the Atari stage with his heavy, trap-infused heaters, with cameos from Anfa Rose, BLESSED, B Wise, The Kid Laroi and Lil Spacely.

After a monumental show at Sydney Opera House, grime kingpin Skepta ran through his extensive catalogue of staunch anthems including ‘It Ain’t Safe’ and ‘Man,’ later joining ASAP Rocky for their collaboration ‘Praise The Lord’ which included a plaque presentation for its recent platinum certification.

Back over on the 909 stage, local gone global star Fisher drew thousands, while Skrillex closed things off with bass numbers including ‘Purple Lamborghini’ and the silkier ‘Summit.’

See all of the Listen Out action here:

Words by Christopher Kevin Au Photos by Jack Bennett September 30, 2018
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