Parrtjima | Music | Karnage n Darknis & JK-47


Karnage n Darknis (KnD) are pioneers of the hip-hop scene in Alice Springs. One half of the duo, Tristrum Watkins (Karnage), is a Western Arrernte man from Hermannsburg, 130km west of Alice Springs. His partner, Darknis (Corinna Hall), is a Ngarrindjera/Kokatha woman from Raukkan, South Australia, and Ceduna.

Their lyrics often involve Aboriginal land rights, social issues and everyday struggles. They have performed at festivals across Australia and have supported well-known artists including Ja Rule, Naughty by Nature and Jessica Mauboy.

Karnage n Darknis are joined by 2020 Triple J Unearthed Artist of the Year, JK-47. Hailing from Bundjalung country in Tweed Heads, NSW, he began rhyming and rapping at 14. Sharp with the pen and possessing an impeccable delivery, his ability to produce timeless lyrics and paint pictures with his music is second to none.

JK-47's debut album, Made For This, scored a Triple J Feature Album, nomination for Best New Act at the Rolling Stone Awards and Acclaim Magazine Rookie of the Year. With performances at festivals Groovin the Moo, Splendour in the Grass and Bluesfest this man is on a mission to touch the hearts and minds of people around the world.

Venue: Gathering Ground, Parrtjima Hub, Desert Park

Entry to music performances will be on a first-come, first-served basis so make sure you arrive early.

2023-04-10 21:00:00
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