HIATUS KAIYOTE Most sampled band in the world?

have announced that Australian jazz/neo-soul/fusion band Hiatus Kaiyote will be playing an intimate, one-off show to open up the doors of the new venue on Wednesday, May 1.

Hiatus Kaiyote have fast become one of the most sampled bands in the world. They were featured on the closing track on Kendrick Lamar’s Damn and the opening of Drake’s More Life record last year, as well as popping up on cuts by Chance The Rapper, Anderson .Paak and Rhapsody. 

The band are famous for blending and bending genres, including jazz, soul, funk, fusion, hip hop and electronica. They formed in Melbourne in 2011 and include Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, Paul Bender, Simon Mavin and Perrin Moss. They have been nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance for their tracks Nakamarra, performed with Q-Tip, and Breathing Underwater.

Hiatus Kaiyote play Freo.Social on Wednesday, May 1. Tickets on sale now from Moshtix.