My knowledge of Hip-Hop is somewhat skewed. The first time I heard Hilltop Hoods, my initial reaction was "Wow, they sound like they're ripping off MC Sniper". Turns out MC Sniper's debut album came out eleven years after Hilltop Hoods', who are an award winning group that are right at the centre of the Australian Hip-hop scene. I didn't even know Australia HAD a Hip-hop scene.
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