Omar Musa is a Malaysian-Australian rapper and poet from Queanbeyan, Australia. He is the former winner of the Australian Poetry Slam and the Indian Ocean Poetry Slam. His first book is Here Come the Dogs.
He has released three hip-hop albums, two poetry books (including Parang), appeared on ABC’s Q&A and received a standing ovation at TEDx Sydney at the Sydney Opera House. He is currently working on a play, Bonegatherer.
The Show of the Year
Karl Kruszelnicki, Zoe Daniel, Monica Weightman, Josh Earl, Lior, Zahra Newman, Hannah Kent, Gillian Cosgriff, Omar Musa, Die Roten Punkte, Casey Bennetto, Helen Razer, Bernard Keane