Swaz Benjamin

Swaz Benjamin

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A travelling soul hailing from the island of lutruwita (Tasmania) Swaz Benjamin strikes a balance between intricate phonetics & the clarity of his lyricism while taking command of storytelling, party-starting & poetics. As a live performer he's played shows with artists including ThundamentalsMallrat, Drapht, Horrorshow, B Wise, Adrian Eagle, PEZ, Maundz, Omar Musa, Akil (Jurassic 5), Buck 65, Lotek, Dunn D, Jack Light, Young Lunya, Hugo Bladel, Luka Lesson,Terra Slim, ZIOS, Zac Henderson & Tai Harlii.
 On his first album Souled Out, Vol. One: Daze Gone Bye Swaz worked with producers Hugh Lake, Chasm & Momo of Diafrix to create a release founded in the soulful boom bap of his youth with a progressive approach that channels influences from an array of musical sources and life experiences.
 “Swaz effortlessly fuses genres” - Stimulate Your Soul
 “Sonically his latest music is uplifting and empowering, being deliberately constructed from a recipe of cross-pollinated productions, lyrics, emotions and imagery” - AmNplify 
 “Swaz Benjamin is a distinctly Australian hip hop talent. On ‘Coaster Lines’ he offers bars about summer days, and ‘the great southern land’; along with sunny production to match, plucky acoustic guitar, simple percussion and colloquial delivery. The laid back feel of this track is perhaps its best quality.” - Speaker TV

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