2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: Nina Las Vegas

Tkay Maidza

Thursday, March 19
10:00PM - 10:20PM

The Main II
603 Red River St


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Armed with just a pair of towering platform boots, an ability to write contagious club anthems to suit her
lightning-fast emcee flow, and an undeniably soulful voice, Tkay Maidza has become one of the most buzzed
about young artists in Australia in 2014.
At only eighteen years old, Tkay was not too long ago playfully rapping along with Youtube videos after attending
classes at Uni and couldn’t imagine the effect of uploading her first startling single ‘Handle My Ego’ off-handedly
to triple j Unearthed. Within hours the track – a mix of tongue-in-cheek verses, delivered with quick-fire-feeling
across a backing of thundering dubstep – was shared thousands of times…not bad for someone who had been
rapping for eighteen months and singing for less than!
In the year that has followed, she’s toured the country, played sell-out club shows. Yet seemingly unfazed by the
fuss, Tkay is focused on crafting and refining her uniq...

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