Portrait of Adam Briggs

Adam Briggs

Adam Briggs, who performs as Briggs, is an Indigenous Australian rapper, record label owner, comedy writer, and actor. Briggs became well known as a solo rapper, signing with Golden Era Records in 2009, before co-founding the hip hop duo A.B. Original in 2016.

Extending his career beyond music, Briggs has appeared in several television series on ABC: as a writer and actor for the second season of the sketch comedy Black Comedy in 2016; playing the role of Maliyan in the drama series Cleverman in the same year; becoming a regular cast member on news satire program The Weekly with Charlie Pickering; and more recently a writer for Matt Groening's new show Disenchantment.