Rapper/producer duo Ali Belmont & The Delivery Boy are bringing the spotlight to Melbourne’s West. Their live shows have seen producer Eleftherios shredding guitar and Ali shredding singlets. When they aren’t yelling on stage, they are patting cool dogs.
Their live shows have seen producer The Delivery Boy shred guitar and rapper/producer Ali Belmont shred singlets, and when they aren’t doing their thing on stage, the duo are patting cool dogs, listening and taking influence from artists such as Kid CuDi, Queen, The Black Keys, JayZ and The Neptunes. Since January of 2016, Ali Belmont & The Delivery Boy have released one mixtape (Saturday Morning Cartoons), two EP’s (onepointfive and Intercontinental Champion) and their debut album, The Ghost LP, which debuted on the iTunes charts at #5 for Hip Hop and #62 Overall. Singles Emerald’s 96′, Wayside, Smoke and Jake Gyllenhaal have been featured on Triple J Unearthed’s TOPS program and have also maintained steady rotation on the Unearthed digital radio station. In January 2017, Ali Belmont & The Delivery Boy performed at a charity event held at the Saint Side city shop, raising over $1,000 for the Ascot Vale Special School. Furthermore, they’ve opened for international act WordUP (Oakland, USA) on his international ‘DopeCity’ tour, and also for interstate artists Kirklandd (Canberra) and Rapaport (Sydney). Forming the collective Keilor Forest to highlight Melbourne’s west, the pair are committed to telling a different, positive and hopeful story of St. Albans and Keilor Downs, suburbs that their parents and grandparents migrated to over 30 years ago.
“Remi and 360 man, they’re the ones who changed everything,” rapper Ali Belmont explains from his producer Eleftherios’s home studio in Melbourne’s western suburbs, “Aussie hip-hop used to be too Boom Bap focused, but now it’s less of a boy’s crew and not directly copying American rap.”
Kid Cudi, The Black Keys, Lauryn Hill, Queen, The Neptunes
Keilor Downs VIC, Australia