Waitangi Day last year the bro's Envioso and Phulaphekt dropped their brilliant EP Kaupapa Driven. We caught up with Whare-Joe Tana AKA Envioso to talk about the EP a year on and the plans for the collaborative going forward! LBB: First off, explain to our audience who you are and what are some of the… Continue reading Kaupapa Driven – A Year On
This year we’re teaming up with GMG to bring you the hottest acts from their #IMOL series of events in Wellington. First up this round: ENERGEE!! ENERGEE is an artist from Waitarere Beach, just out of Levin. Having been in the music scene for many years working with genres such as Rock, Reggae and Thrash… Continue reading #IMOL Artist: ENERGEE
Hunter C A Wilson AKA King Cass is a Hip-Hop artist based in Christchurch. With an enormous amount of energy, King Cass is a hard one to miss. Bursting out of the wintery city of Christchurch, Cass has an awesome mix of new school R&B/Rap mixed with an almost Limp Bizkit style cherry on the… Continue reading King Cass
AZ1ONE are a Hip Hop Collective from Ashburton consisting of Playbeats, Chino, Dyse, Romance and JPEE. A kingpin collective of artists, singers and producers from Ashburton called AZ1ONE have been making waves on the NZ Hip Hop Scene. With their modern day sound and heavy beats it seems that there isn't too much to stop… Continue reading AZ1ONE.
MELODOWNZ opened up another round of David Dallas x Red Bull Studios illustrious 64 bars series this week with a killer flow! The aggressive verse mixed multiple flow switch ups alongside killer lyricism and truly is a 64 bar masterclass. If the All Blacks could spit, this is what they'd sound like. Seriously. "Shout out… Continue reading A Melo 64 while SWIDT scoop large!!
iLLa x Stash x Kenny Slade. Would you like fries with that? Honestly, who could ask for a better combo. From the bars to the beat to the visuals this trio can only be described in one word: Flawless. If they weren't already standing out nationwide they most definitely are now!! See Naylors is back… Continue reading iLLa and See Naylors keep killing it!
We caught up with PNG/NZ Artist Kerowaii to figure out what we're in for when his album Mango Tree drops next month!! LBB: Where are you from? Where did you grow up? Kerowaii: I was born and grew up in Papua New Guinea, then moved to NZ at the age of 12. LBB: What… Continue reading Interview: Kerowaii