Now is the perfect time to catch up on the best books, films, television shows, music and podcasts you might have missed. As Reconciliation Week draws to a close, here are five fantastic First Nations musicians to give a spin.

The Kid Laroi
At just 16, the Redfern teen is one of the most exciting rap acts not only in Australia but the world. An album is due out soon – expect to be hearing a lot about The Kid Laroi.

Thelma Plum
Her smoky vocals sound spectacular on anything she sings, but the Lily Allen-esque break-up anthem Not Angry Anymore is up there with the best.

Thelma Plum became the highest-ranking Indigenous artist in Hottest 100 history.

Thelma Plum became the highest-ranking Indigenous artist in Hottest 100 history.Credit:Simon Schluter

Mitch Tambo
If you watched the Fire Fight concert and didn’t get a lump in your throat when Tambo dueted with John Farnham on You’re the Voice in language you need to check the hole in your soul.

Briggs
There’s a reason Briggs is the king of Aussie hip hop and the evidence is all in his latest single, Extra Extra.

Mo’Ju
Both the song and the album Native Tongue are exciting, important and exhilarating to listen to.



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