Winner announced for the Hilltop Hoods Initiative - MusicNSW

The Hilltop Hoods Initiative has announced it’s winner for 2012, emerging hip hop group RUNFORYOURLIFE.

The initiative offers one emerging Australian hip hop artist or group a career-starting opportunity -$10,000 to release and promote an album, plus legal advice and a Shure Microphone Prize Pack.

RUNFORYOURLIFE is a musical collective that has been running for the last two years, bringing forward an evolving roster featuring some of the countries finest underground electronic, hip hop and soul singers and MC’s.

“Emerging artists deserve every opportunity to make their mark and develop their career,” APRA|AMCOS Director of Membership Milly Petriella said. “We are proud to partner with the Hilltop Hoods to offer Australian Hip Hop artists the chance to win this wonderful initiative.”

MC Suffa of Hilltop Hoods said, “Thanks to APRA and our judging team Hau, Raph, Nish and Ran-Dee, they do a great job every year. Congratulations to the Hip Hop/Soul collective RUNFORYOURLIFE, they make some great music and are very deserving recipients.”

Listen to RUNFORYOURLIFE by heading here.