Mainstay of the Australian hip-hop scene and habitual ARIA Award winner Drapht is up to his old tricks once more, cutting off a hot slice of new material in the shape of ‘Summer They Say’, and sprinkling on a healthy dose of headline tour dates in support.

Dropping just in time for things to start warming, ‘Summer They Say’ is poised to become a defining hit of our warmer months. Hell, with that upbeat, laid back vibe, punchy and cheeky wordplay and crisp soundscape, it’s down-right destined to become a defining hit of our summer.

“I’ve been so inspired by a bunch young-bloods in the scene over the last year, that it has really pushed me to up my game,” says Drapht of ‘Summer They Say’. “But it feels great to be back with new material that I’m really excited about, a new home for my music and a bunch of parties around the country scheduled in to celebrate.”

Having set the standard for Australian rappers for more than a decade, to say Drapht is currently on a heater doesn’t quite cover it: The dude has always been on a heater.

In 2011, he dropped the platinum selling, chart-topping, ARIA Award-winning album The Life Of Riley, which he wasted no time following up with the equally as ARIA-winning Seven Mirrors in 2016.

‘Summer They Say’ comes off the back of his most recent album, 2018’s Arabella Street and if this first offering of new material is anything to go by, which it absolutely is, we humbly advise Draft to make a bit more space on his ARIA shelf.

Check out ‘Summer They Say’ by Drapht:

Drapht Australian Tour 2019

Thursday, November 7th
Prince of Wales, Bunbury, WA

Friday, November 8th
Beer Fest, Fremantle, WA

Saturday, November 9th
Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide, SA

Thursday, November 14th
Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Friday, November 15th
Barwon Club, Geelong, VIC

Saturday, November 16th
Uni Bar, Hobart, TAS

Thursday, November 21st
Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, NSW

Friday, November 22nd
Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle, NSW

Saturday, November 23rd
Kambri, Canberra, ACT

Sunday, November 24th
SS&A Club, Albury, NSW

Thursday, November 28th
Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane, QLD

Friday, November 29th
Gilligans, Cairns, QLD

Saturday, November 30th
Byron Bay Brewery, Byron Bay, NSW

Friday, December 6th
Discovery, Darwin, ACT

Saturday, December 7th
Gap View Hotel, Alice Springs, ACT

Friday, December 13th
Rosemount Hotel, Perth, WA

Tickets available from Drapht’s website