Learn The Gatorway!

Gatorway Music - a fresh as f**k collaborative reppin’ the streets of Mangere in South Auckland. These boys have such a wide variety of different hip-hop styles that you couldn’t box them into one category. For the past year they have been pushing out music to show the world exactly what they have to offer.… Continue reading Learn The Gatorway!


No SVDFVCEs Here!!

SVDFVCE is a Hip Hop artist from Christchurch. It's safe to say SVDFVCE has a unique approach to Hip Hop music, clear and evident in his flow, cadence and all round demonstration of how he does things! It's really good to see artists in NZ starting to put their own spin on the American sound… Continue reading No SVDFVCEs Here!!


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.

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!!

Asher Lain – Color Of My Shoes – LBB EXCLUSIVE!!

We were lucky enough to snag the exclusive release of the bro Asher Lain's music video for his song "Colour Of My Shoes". Cop it below!! He's got the vibes and the look on lock!!

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


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.

Sidhunnid %

Sidhunnid is an MC from Auckland. Sounding a lot like NZ's version of Big Sean, Sidhunnid is indeed a talented individual! With a slightly smaller following than he deserves, the quality Sid puts out is phenomenal. Working alongside producers such as Kaydub and Y.E he really channels the modern sound. If its not the beats… Continue reading Sidhunnid %