Over the weekend, A.B. Original – the hip-hop duo of rapper Briggs and producer trials – delivered a star-studded set as a part of this 12 months’s WOMADelaide Competition at Botanic Park in Adelaide.
The duo’s set on Saturday (March 13) marked their first efficiency since 2020. Briggs and Trials have been joined by each Courtney Barnett and Mo’Ju on guitar for a efficiency of ‘Dumb Issues’, their 2016 Like a Model rendition of Paul Kelly‘s unique.
Elsewhere during the set, A.B. Original carried out ‘I C U’, a tune lifted from their 2016 debut album ‘Reclaim Australia’ that options vocals from Thelma Plum, who appeared onstage to carry out her half.
Plum additionally carried out ‘Homecoming Queen’, a monitor taken from her 2019 album ‘Higher in Blak’. For that, she was joined by Barnett on guitar.
Different artists who featured as a part of A.B. Original’s set included Birdz and Fred Leone. Barnett was on the town to carry out her personal set as a part of WOMADelaide that night.
The competition, which concludes in the present day (March 14), additionally featured the likes of Paul Kelly, Baker Boy, Electric Fields, King Stingray, Haiku Hands, Springtime and more on the line-up.
Again in 2020, trials released his debut solo single, ‘i’m a fucking wreck’. Final month, he – together with Birdz and Leone – received Best Original Song Composed for the screen at the 2021 Screen Music Awards for his or her collaborative monitor ‘Bagi-la-m Bargan’, written for NITV documentary Looky Looky Here Comes Cooky.
Briggs, in the meantime, returned final 12 months with ‘Shadows’, a collaboration with Troy Cassar-Daley that tailored the latter’s 2018 monitor ‘Shadows on the Hill’.
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