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13 Indigenous Musicians To Add To Your Playlist

From catchy beats to powerful messages.

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2. Ziggy Ramo

Ziggy Ramo is one of the most exciting hip hop artists in the Aussie music scene right now. His debut EP Black Thoughts discusses the silenced injustices of Aboriginal Australia, and there's no doubt he's only just getting started.

4. Jessica Mauboy

Australia's sweetheart Jessica Mauboy boasts incredible vocals, killer songs, and her infectious energy on stage always makes her a crowd favourite.


5. Dan Sultan

While he's not a new kid on the block, Dan Sultan continues to captivate music fans with his soulful sound and electric live performances.

6. Thelma Plum

Thelma Plum's hypnotic vocals and musical experimentation will win you over. Don't believe me? This has gotta be one of the most underrated songs of the years gone by.

7. Busby Marou

Busby Marou is made up of two mates who are just simply doing what they love. Their latest album Postcards From The Shell House was their first Aria No. 1, and boasts beautiful melodies and catchy beats.

8. Emily Wurramara

Singing both in English and Anindilyakwa, Emily's husky vocals make for mellow listening, while her harmonies are also top-notch.


9. Jimblah

A triple-threat, Jimblah not only produces music but raps and sings also. It'll be hard not to get hooked on his catchy beats.

10. Kuren

With a unique sound, Kuren has been making waves with Triple J audiences and festival fans alike. Keep an eye out for him at this year's Splendour In The Grass.

11. Lonely Boys

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Hailing from a remote area, Lonely Boys have been playing in local communities for over a decade. In 2016 the band recorded their first studio EP titled The Hunter, and it's filled with catchy tunes that'll make you want to get up, stamp your feet, and dance.

Listen to Spotify's "Black Australia" playlist here.