Hail­ing from Sydney, altern­at­ive hip hop band The Charles Street Clique chal­lenges the tra­di­tions of genres with a hybrid of dif­fer­ent sounds in their debut release Good For Me’, a single off their upcom­ing EP Court Dates and Booths’.

 A truly unique and cre­at­ively fas­cin­at­ing com­pos­i­tion, Good For Meexplores both sides of a tra­gic love story between a good girl, a bad boy, and a life of crime that con­sumes them both.

Ingeni­ously cre­at­ive and both lyr­ic­ally and visu­ally enthralling, the single is inspired by the real-life romance of the band’s rap­per, Alex G. This doomed love story is told through a fusion of beau­ti­ful acous­tic gui­tar, grimey street lyr­ics, and the melod­ic voice of Sarah Jen­nifer. It uncov­ers the demise of a hope­ful romance and the digress­ive truths of a crim­in­al life­style.

On the single, Alex said, The lyr­ics for the song drew from that exper­i­ence and Jack (the bands acous­tic gui­tar­ist) was able to cap­ture the dark­ness of this doomed love story per­fectly and cre­ated an omin­ous riff that, along with Sarah Jen­nifers beau­ti­ful voice, cre­ated an incred­ibly power­ful song.

Accom­pa­ny­ing the single, The Charles Street Clique have cre­ated stun­ning visu­als that resembles a short crime film, fea­tur­ing Ins­tagram mod­el Brit­tany Bayl­is. The pro­duc­tion cap­tures the hard-hit­ting nar­rat­ive of Good For Me and fur­ther unveils the raw cre­ativ­ity and ori­gin­al­ity of the band.

Through com­bin­ing their dif­fer­ent music­al back­grounds grown from each being indi­vidu­al artists, it is The Charles Street Clique’s inten­tion to push bound­ar­ies and allow their audi­ence to appre­ci­ate the unique­ness of their sound and the jux­ta­pos­i­tion with­in their dynam­ic music­al abil­it­ies.

The fresh and innov­at­ive sound cap­tured in ‘Good For Me’ is fur­ther por­trayed in their upcom­ing EP ‘Court Dates and Booths’, which is a 6 track pro­ject that deals with themes such as tra­gic love stor­ies, courtroom dra­mas, crim­in­al tales, and even Tinder.

Whilst rel­at­ively new to the music scene, their upcom­ing EP is equally as cap­tiv­at­ing as its’ debut single and is sure to make some noise in the Aus­trali­an hip hop scene.



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Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal

Edit­or / PR Con­sult­ant at No Bounds
Rishma Dhali­w­al has extens­ive exper­i­ence study­ing and work­ing in the music and media industry. Hav­ing writ­ten a thes­is on how Hip Hop acts as a social move­ment, she has spent years research­ing and con­nect­ing with artists who use the art form as a tool for bring­ing a voice to the voice­less. Cur­rently work­ing in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media know­ledge to I am Hip Hop and oth­er pro­jects by No Bounds.

About Rishma Dhaliwal

Rishma Dhaliwal
Rishma Dhaliwal has extensive experience studying and working in the music and media industry. Having written a thesis on how Hip Hop acts as a social movement, she has spent years researching and connecting with artists who use the art form as a tool for bringing a voice to the voiceless. Currently working in TV, Rishma brings her PR and media knowledge to I am Hip Hop and other projects by No Bounds.