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‘Lad rapper’ Kerser blasts Triple J for playing his music after being ‘blacklisted’ for years

Australian rapper Kerser has blasted Triple J for playing his music after he was ‘blacklisted’ by the radio station for a decade. 

The 33-year-old, originally from Campbelltown in Sydney’s west, helped mould the city’s eshay culture with rap music on personal stories.

Kerser, who released his debut album in 2011, has long maintained he was banned from radio and shunned by the media – and his self-made success story came from ‘sheer determination’. 

He took to Facebook on Wednesday after he was told that Triple J, a radio station designated for alternative music, started to play his music.

Australian rapper Kerser has blasted Triple J for playing his music after he was ‘blacklisted’ by the radio station for years

‘Don’t  do that Triple J… Just don’t! We don’t service my music to you for a reason,’ he wrote.

‘You blacklisted me for years then try and jump on the bandwagon when the scene I helped mould starts popping, don’t jump on board now keep me blacklisted. 

‘F*** your playlists too, you can’t try block me blowing up then 10 years later realise i’m the man and jump on board.’

The rapper claimed the radio station tried to ‘f***’ his career.

‘Keep blocking me from the festivals, playlists and everything else you’ve done over the years to try f*** my career, it doesn’t affect me… don’t jump on the wagon now,’ he said.

He took to Facebook on Wednesday after he was told that Triple J, a radio station designated for alternative music, started to play his music

He took to Facebook on Wednesday after he was told that Triple J, a radio station designated for alternative music, started to play his music

Kerser also aired his frustrations with Triple J in an Instagram story (pictured)

Kerser also aired his frustrations with Triple J in an Instagram story (pictured)

‘It’s still F*** TRIPLE J … always will be.’

Kerser’s expletive-laden post has more than 12,000 likes and over two thousand comments. 

He also added a comment to the post: ‘Request week or not, I don’t want my music played at all, I feel violated lol.’

His rant comes amid Triple J’s ‘REQUESTIVAL’, where listeners can choose what is played on the airwaves.

Every song featured on the radio station from 6am to 9pm, Monday May 10 to Friday May 14, is programmed by a Triple J listener. 

The 33-year-old, originally from Campbelltown in Sydney's west, helped mould the city's eshay culture with rap music on personal stories

The 33-year-old, originally from Campbelltown in Sydney’s west, helped mould the city’s eshay culture with rap music on personal stories

His rant comes amid Triple J's 'REQUESTIVAL', where listeners can choose what is played on the airwaves. Every song played on the radio station from 6am to 9pm, Monday May 10 to Friday May 14, is programmed by a Triple J listener

His rant comes amid Triple J’s ‘REQUESTIVAL’, where listeners can choose what is played on the airwaves. Every song played on the radio station from 6am to 9pm, Monday May 10 to Friday May 14, is programmed by a Triple J listener

‘There’s no bad request this REQUESTIVAL, get creative and get around it!’ Triple J said.

Last year, the event featured everything from Tiesto’s ‘Adagio For Strings’, to John Williams’ ‘Duel Of The Fates’ and ‘Bring It All Back’ by S Club 7.  

Kerser’s biography on his website described the rapper as ‘outspoken, genuinely self-made, imprinted in the game’.

‘Initially banned from radio and shunned by media and industry alike, the Campbelltown-bred rapper refused to be ignored,’ the website reads. 

‘Reflecting on what the scene was like when he was on his way up, Kerser reminds, ”You had to get radioplay – a Triple J push – to make money back then… I was the first to show that you can do it via social media, really, and word of mouth”.

‘It was through sheer determination and self-belief that Kerser carved out his own niche and nurtured a fanbase that continues to expand, both locally and internationally.’

Kerser has long believed he was banned from radio and shunned by the media - and his self-made success story came from 'sheer determination'

Kerser has long believed he was banned from radio and shunned by the media – and his self-made success story came from ‘sheer determination’

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