Bluntfield plays the art of hip-hop to the full extent, sharpening his tool of knowledge and ideals into his weapon of choice.
While some emcees in the industry may express themselves lyrically merely to compliment a dope production, Bluntfield’s raps are dealt out with a deft flow of rhymes without compromising his message. While the MC harnesses the traits of a theatrical and eccentricity to his performance, he maintains an equal shine in his convictions, colouring his wordplay carefully while addressing a range of potent and politically-charged social issues, making his raps direct-built for public service announcements.
Born and raised in Perth, Western Australia, this west coast MC draws a heavy current for his lyrical charge from the anti-establishment film heroes of his childhood and comic legends Bill Hicks, Bill Burr, George Carlin and Joe Rogan. He cites his musical influences from international rap artists such as Cypress Hill, KRS-One, Redman and spoken word poet/rapper Sage Francis along with Australian hip hop artists Drapht, Seth Sentry, Bliss n Eso, Horrorshow, Mantra, Vents and Trials.
In 2012, while on tour in Australia, US rap artist Hopsin had the audience at his live Perth live vote an impromptu freestyle showcase to which Bluntfield was declared the winner. This recognition led to the rapper joining the US rapper onstage twice more during tours over the following years. Following the initial foray into the local scene, Bluntfield recorded and released his debut EP ‘The Black Sheep’ in 2014 including the comical single 'First World Pains'.
2016 marked the year of his debut album 'Right For Admission' featuring the first single ‘The Dark Crystal’. The track spoke to the urgent epidemic of methamphetamine use across WA which has seen an unfortunate rise in usage rates far greater than the national average. The single’s video dropped on social media in January and was met with great reception, including a nomination for the Western Australian Music Industry’s ‘Song of the Year’ Award in the urban/hip-hop category.
Second single from the album, Just Say Know, dropped April 20, not coincidentally on the cannabis cultured 4/20 Day. Here, the emcee advocates for the use of cannabis and deconstructs the hypocrisies behind the drug’s prohibition including production from Dazastah of Downsyde fame. Following the third single 'Walkers', Bluntfield dropped the debut full-length album 'Right For Admission' in August and as a result supported international artists The Four Owls and The Doppelgangaz and an appearance at SouthBound for ‘Comedians vs Rappers’.
Furthering his exposure on the live scene, Bluntfield has matured his performance, appearing on stages for a run of hybrid showcases under his label Mad Fap Entertainment, featuring a mesh-up of local artists from a wide range of genres (ChronicFest I - III, Mad Planet Showcases I - VIII)
With a successful run of debut MadFappaMania shows and Comedians vs Rappers appearances at Fringe World over Summer, support slots for Australian heavyweights Drapht, Spit Syndicate and Seth Sentry, Canadas Swollen Members, a WAMI nomination for Song of the Year 'The Soap Box' and the release of The Jan Michael Vincent Mixtape, 2017 was a whirlwind of milestones.
2018 saw a it’s fourth run of sold out ‘Comedians vs Rappers’ at Fringe World as well as the Exmouth Festival, supports for artists Chris Webby, Downsyde and Merkules along with the first interstate shows in NSW (Nimbin MardiGrass) and Melbourne, along with winning the 30 man ‘War of the Words’ elimination tournament hosted by SBX leader Optamus. The year culminated in the release of 'The Meat Clown' EP in December.
2019 showed no signs of slowing down with another slew of sold out ‘Comedians vs Rappers’ at Fringe World, an appearance at Nannup Music Festival, hosting duties at Colab (Perths longest running freestyle event) and supports alongside Dizzy Wright and Seth Sentry. With the release of IDIOCRACY, three new records are scheduled for 2020 in the lead up to the next full length album!
With the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the decline and uncertainty of the global and local economy, the new single by Bluntfield reflects the current state of the employment industry and particularly the lack of opportunities within the Arts & Entertainment sector.
'2020' is a new single featuring the beat by Paulie P / Playing For Keeps Ent. and produced at Shake Down Studio.
Idiocracy is the first single off the upcoming album and features production by Rob Shaker at Shake Down Studio.
'Puffin Donuts' is a single in the annual 4/20 series from Bluntfield and features Charlie-Moon Meader on vocals.
Original beat by Uncool Sam and production by Rob Shaker at Shake Down Studio.
The Meat Clown is the second EP from Bluntfield and features appearances by Bace Kadet, Cable, Fresh Violet, Mr. Ruckman and Valentine, with production by Mat Rafle, Uncle Sam and Rob Shaker. Recorded, mixed and mastered at Shake Down Studio. Artwork by Vic The Bitter.
Right for Admission is the first full length album from Bluntfield, delving into a range of content that is felt right to admit while at the same time being potential evidence to admit to an asylum. Features include emcees LC Mckenzie and Silvertongue, vocalists Billy Harris, Penny Purr and Ben Catley and musicians Buzz B and Guthrie. With production mainly done by Rob Shaker 'Right for Admission' was recorded, mixed and mastered at Shakedown Studio
IDIOCRACY is the first single off the upcoming album by Bluntfield and features production by Rob Shaker at Shake Down Studio. Directed by Steve Browne Produced by Melanie Julien-Martial Shot by Steve Browne, Zach Gordon and Aaron Malone Third AD Ana Victoria L. Neves Art Department Alessandro Gismondi, Benjamin Harris and Liam Collins SFX Velvet Worm Makeup Hannah Mariah Evelyn Armorer Brendan Moriarty Featuring appearances by Ash "Weedsworth" Woodward, Chris Dolkens and "The Don" Michael Morleone
'Puffin Donuts' is part of the annual 4/20 series by Bluntfield and features Charlie-Moon Meader on vocals and production by Uncle Sam with the video produced by @playingforkeepsent.
Project produced by Mad Fap Entertainment
'The Soap Box' looks into current issues with an emphasis on freedom of speech. Produced by Rob Shaker and featuring Silvertongue, The Soap Box is the fourth single off Bluntfield's debut album Right For Admission. Video directed and edited by Wisdom2th and Laxplanet. The Soap Box was nominated for a West Australian Music Industry 'Song of the Year' award for 2016/17.