Jaypeefromthe45 is an Australian/NZ artist currently based between Whangarei and Hamilton. https://www.youtube.com/embed/NFlonrSmdHE Jaypee came onto the scene early last year approaching us to edit some footage he filmed in his Home Studio. His drill-styled flow was perfectly timed with Australian hip-hop's drill explosion in full swing. Bringing his own unique approach to the mic he… Continue reading The Rise of Jaypeefromthe45
Rome Wasn’t Built In 1day
Don’t Be Mad
Auckland Based Northland MC Phulaphekt is set to drop an E.P some time in the next few months and he's been flicking us some sneak previews of his work! Don't Be Mad is a track with a slick hook and the usual melodic flow from the bro. Another banger of a track among a solid and… Continue reading Don’t Be Mad
HoriCollective is BACK
Phulaphekt, AKA Te Ngaranoa Mahanga, was kind enough to give us a sneak preview of his upcoming EP! One of the standout tracks is titled "Homage" and on it he shouts out to the most memorable acts from the turbulent North. Featuring a full on funk bass-line, the track (which is actually an interlude), features… Continue reading HOMAGE
The bro Horison dropped a little promo for his latest release Married & Happy. the video uses the beautiful St Faiths in Ohinemutu, Rotorua as a backdrop which is the same place his parents were married 25 years ago. The track is well worth the pre-order by the sounds too!! https://www.facebook.com/horisonwazhere/videos/2033114813404250/ PRE ORDER Married & Happy HERE:… Continue reading Horison’s latest!!
Kaupapa Driven – A Year On
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
DMA brings a Flowy Masterpiece with Fade Away
Dropped a little over a day ago, check this new banger from the bro DMA!! A solid hook, a beat that blends with this heat we're experiencing nationwide and as usual the bro's bringing MAD flow. https://soundcloud.com/dmathedude/fade-away
AR – 15 dropping the heat!!
The bro AR - 15 is a well known beat maker/producer up North. Catch his latest drop below titled "Block Them Out"! Featuring a slick guitar sample with a definitive underground beat, it'd probably conjure up some dope freestyles!! https://soundcloud.com/ar15akanovakane/block-them-out?fbclid=IwAR0zbH_oGOAber3BPEZEtQRRzu5eZxfviYBuhdvb_sJQqMq9qGyan3jZzYU