#IMOL Interview: Dirty Waters

Dirty Waters AKA Damian Wairau is an artist from Linden, Wellington.

#IMOL Artist: ENERGEE

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

#IMOL Artist: Illin Vadaz

This year we’re teaming up with GMG to bring you the hottest acts from their #IMOL series of events in Wellington. Illin Vadaz will be performing on June 2 for the next round!! Illin Vadaz are a self-proclaimed "Hip Hop Duet" consisting of Zaman Lewis and one other from The Wellington Region. Like most of us as Hip Hop… Continue reading #IMOL Artist: Illin Vadaz

BEAST flows: MC DRO.

MC Dro AKA Jake Woodrow is an MC from Wellington. If there's a definitive "professional sounding MC" in the NZ Underground scene, MC Dro has to be one of the first names you'd mention. After browsing just 3 tracks off Dro's SoundCloud, you get the feeling that he seeks out only the most suitable beats… Continue reading BEAST flows: MC DRO.

One D1M3 For Your Mind

With a flow like no other and a definitive underground sound D1M3 is not a MC to be messed with.

A Melo 64 while SWIDT scoop large!!

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!!

Interview: Kerowaii

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

OBCizzlin’

OBC are a "kiwi-hip-hop" collective from Whangarei. Getting their start in late 2008 it took this bunch of misfits until 2011 to really get the ball rolling. Seeing success with their "Summertime Vibe" music video release in conjunction with local media company, SBPNZ, OBC saw furthermore success with the release of video clips for their… Continue reading OBCizzlin’

Natural T.

Tihei is a well known freestyler and Hip Hop artist from Te Kao. One of, if not THE most successful and well known artists and personalities to come out of Northland, you can find a ton of clips of Tihei freestyling on sites like YouTube and Facebook. Rising to social media dominance in 2015/16 Tihei… Continue reading Natural T.

Keep Calm, Keep CLKTD.

CLKTD are a Hip Hop/Trap collective from Whangarei. Produced by mastermind Seeadi Beats, CLKTD rose out of the Whangarei scene in late 2015. Off the back of a couple opening slots for the likes of MelodowNZ and Bailey Wiley they've managed to put out consistent releases for the past couple of years. With their distinctive… Continue reading Keep Calm, Keep CLKTD.