Musicians

A.B. Original

Origin
Victoria, Australia
Genre/styles
Hip Hop & Rap
About

A.B. Original is an Australian hip hop duo that Briggs and Trials formed in January 2015. A.B. Original stands for Always Black, Original.

Discography

Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Firing Squad (Single)

Released
6 May 2016
Tracks
  1. Firing Squad (feat. Hau)

Dead in a Minute (Single)

Released
6 May 2016
Tracks
  1. Dead in a Minute (feat. Caiti Baker)

Take Me Home (Single)

Released
5 July 2016
Tracks
  1. Take Me Home (feat. Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu)

January 26 (Single)

Released
19 August 2016
Tracks
  1. January 26 (feat. Dan Sultan)

2 Black 2 Strong (Single)

Released
30 September 2016
Tracks
  1. 2 Black 2 Strong
  2. Dead In A Minute (featuring Caiti Baker)

Reclaim Australia

Released
25 November 2016
Tracks
  1. Foreword (Archie Roach)
  2. 2 Black 2 Strong
  3. Call Em Out /(featuring Guilty Simpson)
  4. Dead In A Minute (featuring Caiti Baker)
  5. January 26 (featuring Dan Sultan)
  6. Strong Arm (Robbery)
  7. Firing Squad (featuring Hau)
  8. Sorry (featuring Caiti Baker)
  9. The Feast (featuring King T)
  10. Report To The Mist
  11. I C U featuring (Thelma Plum)
  12. Take Me Home (featuring Gurrumul)
Notes

This album won Best Urban Release and Best Independent Release at the 2017 ARIA Awards.


Dumb Things (Single)

Released
15 December 2017
Tracks
  1. Dumb Things (feat. Paul Kelly; Triple-J Like a Version)

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2019, A.B. Original, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/a-b-original>, retrieved 16 October 2019

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