Hilltop Hoods

Formed in Adelaide in 1991, Hilltop Hoods are known as the pioneers of Australian hip hop and continue to impact the Australian music scene. Hilltop Hoods have had five of their albums peak at number one on the ARIA Albums Chart.


Back Once Again EP
A Matter of Time
Left Foot, Right Foot
The Calling
The Hard Road
The Hard Road: Restrung
State of the Art
Drinking from the Sun
Walking Under Stars
Drinking from the Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung

The Hilltop Hoods are giving away another $10,000

Australia has been kind to one of its formative hip hop outfits the Hilltop Hoods, but nobody could accuse them of not giving anything back, considering that each year they...

Hilltop Hoods Drop ‘1955’ Featuring Montaigne & Tom Thum

Hilltop Hoods have unveiled another taste of their forthcoming album, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung. A collaboration with Montaigne and Thom Thum, the video for ‘1955’ features...

Hilltop Hoods Announce 2016 Symphony Orchestra Album & Tour

Hilltop Hoods are about to become very busy. In addition to the release of a special recording project, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung, they’re embarking on a...

Hilltop Hoods Want To Give $10,000 To An Emerging Australian Artist

Hilltop Hoods have once again partnered with Australian performers’ rights organisation APRA to announce the return of their HTH Initiative, which awards an emerging Australian hip-hop or soul artist a...

Listen: Briggs Unveils ‘Golden Era’ Remix With Hilltop Hoods, The Funkoars, Vents & K21

Shepparton’s finest rhyme-slinger, Briggs, has recruited some of the most recognised names in Australian hip-hop, including the esteemed likes of Hilltop Hoods, The Funkoars, Vents, and K21, to join him...

Hilltop Hoods Say They Regret Name-Checking Bill Cosby

Hilltop Hoods have taken to their official Facebook page to express their regret over name-checking Bill Cosby in their recent single ‘Cosby Sweater’, taken from the Adelaide group’s latest album,...

Hilltop Hoods Slammed By Local Residents Over “Horrific Noise Pollution”

While it looks as though Melbourne could now be safe from noise complaint bullying, which has long been the scourge of the city’s vibrant music scene, artists may have a...

Hilltop Hoods Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A Hilltop Hoods Australian Tour 2014 has been announced, as the premier hip hop crew lock in a mammoth national tour in support of their latest album. In the wake of...

Hilltop Hoods Take Us Behind The Making Of Their New Album

The Kings are back. The Hilltop Hoods’ highly anticipated sequel to their double platinum, ARIA award winning album Drinking From The Sun is here, and damn son it’s going to...

Hilltop Hoods Award $10,000 To Emerging Rapper

Hilltop Hoods have given $10,000 of their hard-earned towards realising the dreams of an aspiring young rapper looking to follow in their footsteps. Emerging hip hop artist I Am D...

Industry Insight: $33.6M Royalties Payout, Hilltop Hoods Grant, Sydney Arena Deal, & Artist Signings

Aussie Musicians Get $33.6 Million Payslip For 2013 Last year Aussie music-makers enjoyed a combined $243.5 million in payouts from recording rights collecting agency APRA, now fellow rights agency PPCA...

Hilltop Hoods Offer National Grant For Aspiring Hip Hop Artists

Following close behind their ARIA win for Best Urban Album in Drinking From The Sun, and ahead of their appearances at this month’s Homebake and Falls Festival at New Year’s, the Hilltop Hoods...

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Hear the words ‘Aussie Hip Hop,’ and there is one group that inevitably springs to mind. The Hilltop Hoods have given a face – or three – to the party-loving,...

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Hip hop fans were in their element with three of the cream of the crop of the Australian hip hop scene performing to the masses at Challenge Stadium. Australian royalty,...