DOMINIC BROOK

DOMINIC BROOK

Compared to the tough streets of New York City – the birthplace of Hip-Hop music and culture – Australia’s Central Coast is a veritable paradise.

Gosford, Sydney , NSW, Australia
Compared to the tough streets of New York City – the birthplace of Hip-Hop music and culture – Australia’s Central Coast is a veritable paradise. Make no mistake though – Dominic Brook, a 30-year-old rapper, producer, musician and activist, is bringing the straight talk and empowering message of Hip-Hop to not only his home of the Central Coast but Australia-wide "I've never really been a city boy – I love Hip-Hop, but I love being by the beach and away from all the chaos," says Dominic, a recent top 10 finalist in the MusicOz Awards. "I gather my thoughts, lyrics and concepts in a quite place which allows me to focus on what I really want to say through my music" From this environment comes a distinct sound blending the larrikin character of Australian Hip-Hop with the earthy Blues of Grammy award-winning musician John Mayer; a sound Dominic has dubbed “Acoustic Hip-Hop”. "I write a lot of my songs on guitar," Dominic says. "It’s natural – I'm not trying to be anyone I'm not. Hip-Hop is always coming out with new sounds, and this is my way of expressing myself at this point in time. I do see my upcoming album having its own niche and own sound


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