Korean-Australian hip-hop sensations 1300 on the ‘surprising’ reaction to their success
Last year Korean-Australian hip-hop group 1300 (pronounced one-three-hundred) released their first breakthrough single No Caller iD, a track that showcased their bilingual rapping skills and nimble, on-trend production. Since then they’ve covered off Psy’s iconic Gangnam Style for Triple J, released another smash single, Smashmouth, and been well and truly catapulted into the mainstream.
After gigs supporting ARIA Award-winner Genesis Owusu at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre and performances at the experimental arts space Phoenix Central Park, 1300 are now set to play their biggest shows yet at the Sydney Opera House, as part of Vivid Live. For a band that has only been releasing music for a bit over a year these achievements are an extraordinary feat.
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