SBS Uncensored brings to you ten young Aussies from around the country to talk on what matters to them when it comes to making a better Australia. They were identified for the reason that they all have something to say; be it about race, identity, and marriage equality or general issues facing young people.
Check out the lineup and times you can catch these awesome creators letting it all out.
Live on SBS 2 Facebook this month join young Aussies telling it all, unscripted, #SBSUncensored.
All of the live streams will be hosted by the Izmz; formidable pair Ebony and Olivia who encourage self-expression and sharing unique belief systems, philosophies and movements through their own blog and videos. Check out their Facebook page.
Photo credit: Lily Austin
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All times are Australian Eastern standard time (AEST)
|5th July||Tuesday||TARA MILK TEA||6pm|
|7th July||Thursday||MAU POWER||2pm|
|13th July||Wednesday||SUKHJIT KHALSA||6pm|
|15th July||Friday||REMI & SENSIBLE J||12 midday|
|19th July||Tuesday||ECCA VANDAL||6pm|
|20th July||Wednesday||AMY IHEAKANWA||7pm|
|25th July||Monday||HOLLABACK BOI||7pm|
|28th July||Thursday||L-FRESH THE LION||6pm|
|2nd August||Tuesday||TIBIAN WYLES||6pm|
Tara Milk Tea
Tara Milk Tea is one of a new breed of Insta-famous fashion entrepreneurs, now sought after by big brands for her intricate flat-lay fashion, travel, and food photography. Get to know he and talk directly to her live, Tuesday, July 5 @ 6pm (AEST) on SBS 2 Facebook.
Mau Power is the first traditional Hip Hop act to emerge out of the Torres Strait and break into the Australian music scene. He's managed to fuse lyrical storytelling with hip hop and to connect with people from his homeland all the way to the UK. Here's one of his most well-known tracks featuring Indigenous legend Archie Roach, 'Freedom'. Mau Power is in town for NAIDOC week, and you can get to know him this Thursday @ 1pm (AEST) on SBS 2 Facebook.
Sukhjit Khalsa exploded onto the Australian talent scene after a fierce performance of one of her spoken word poems on Australia's Got Talent. She is of Sikh faith; a faith that asks its followers not to cut their hair and although this aspect of her faith makes Sukhjit feel free, she is often not make to feel that way here is Australia.
Sukhjit has a lot to say, and her words are worth your ears. Catch her live on SBS 2's Facebook on Wednesday, July 13 @ 6pm (AEST).
Remi & Sensible J
Remi & Sensible J have been not-so-quietly stirring the Australian music and hip hop scene for some time now; being the first hip hop act to take out the coveted Australian Music Prize for Raw X Infinity in 2015, opening for Joey Bada$$ and by Remi starting his own label House of Beige. Remi Kolawole's raps take on many subjects, from racism and urban dislocation to partying and sex; whatever the rhyme it's real, and represents 'all parts of his heritage'.
Get to know the real Remi and Sensible J when they talk to us live at lunch, midday on Wednesday July 15 on SBS 2 Facebook.
Ecca Vandal is one of the most exciting and diverse new artists to make waves in the Australian music scene recently. She stormed onto the music scene with the stomping jam, 'White Flag'; her music a mash of elements of punk, hip hop, jazz, electro, and grungy rock. South African born with Sri Lankan Heritage, Ecca Vandal’s parents left South Africa after Apartheid in the late 80s to seek out a better life in Melbourne. Ecca Vandal has a story to tell and she isn't afraid to scream it.
Hear her speak live on SBS 2 Facebook, where you can ask her questions on July 19 @ 6pm.
Amy Iheakanwa stands up for social justice. Born to a Nigerian father and a white Australian mother, Amy was born and raised in rural NSW, before moving to the South Western suburbs of Sydney. Clearly affected by her father's work in social welfare with indigenous Australians, she decided to start her own fashion label with a friend to propone the rights of women and freedom of expression. She even took on the big guns at Channel 10 for their misrepresentation of African culture on I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here” , which got picked up by Australian media.
Listen to Amy and find out how you too can fight for a better Australia, live on SBS 2 Facebook, Wednesday July 20 @ 7pm.