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Briggs began his career as a rapper, but these days you’re just as likely to find him in a writer’s room as you are a recording booth.

Over the past five years, the Yorta Yorta man has served as a writer and actor on the sketch show Black Comedy, ABC drama Cleverman and satirical news program The Weekly. On top of that he’s also penned the children’s book Our Home, Our Heartbeat and founded Bad Apples Music, a record label devoted to championing Indigenous artists. On 22 August, Briggs will discuss all this and more in conversation with YouTube sensation Nats What I Reckon at the Sydney Opera House, as part of Vivid’s 2021 program.

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