“His super smooth (and damn quick) flow simultaneously hearkens back to Aussie hip hop of years gone by, while still feeling fresh to 2018.” – Pilerats
DOBBY is a rapper, drummer, speaker and workshop facilitator. Aged 25, he proudly identifies as a Filipino and Aboriginal musician, whose family is from Brewarrina on Ngemba land, and is a member of the Murrawarri Republic in Weilmoringle, NSW. He is also a skilled composer, and is the 2017 recipient for the bi-annual Peter Sculthorpe Fellowship.
DOBBY’s musical training began at age 7. He studied classical piano and achieved AMEB grade 6 and grade 2 musicianship. At age 14, he learned jazz drumkit, and in 2012 performed as part of the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music in California and Nevada, USA. DOBBY has completed a Bachelor of Music at the University of NSW, and an Indigenous Studies Honours (focusing on Aboriginal Hip Hop music) in 2015.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 16
THE AUSSIE BBQ Berlin
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19
Music Cities Network Showcase
Sankt Pauli Museum (Hamburg Haus)
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20
THE AUSSIE BBQ Reeperbahn Festival
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21
Best Of Showcase