from Melbourne was a 6-track tape from MC QUE, female rhymers are hard to find here and this release had some exceptional production and scratching. Contributions from PROWLER remind us that he to also released an impressive tape almost two years ago as well as producing the DEF POETS SOCIETY tape of 95.
MC Que and Colleen H ughson’s 2004 film
All the Ladies, which profiled six Australian w om en MCs, m ost of whom come from
mixed non-Anglo heritages,
MC Que: The song was about the change of going from living in the city to living in the suburbs – but still being south – and relating to my heritage of being Chilean. That was kind of the connection – being southern hemispheric. The music was catchy, it was kind of melancholy. I dunno if it kind of pulled at people’s heartstrings or something? I guess back then I was less conscious about what I was doing. It was a kind of nice re-entry back into music with that song.