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!!
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’
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 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 %
Kenny Slade is an MC from Auckland. Currently on a European tour for the already established Raiza Biza, The leaps Kenny has made this year speak for themselves. With his definitive urban sound and unique NZ street style Kenny seems to be poised to take the NZ hip hop scene by storm! His sound is… Continue reading Kenny vs The World
Caco is a Libyan-born Auckland-based hip hop artist. Caco the Rapper is a skilled hip hop artist from the Auckland area and it's not hard to see why! With his distinct flow and lone-wolf work ethic, it's hard not to become a fan of the MC. His flow is borderline underground, and true to hip-hop… Continue reading Straight Flows by Caco
Ryan Karaka, also known by his stage name "Ryan K" is a singer/songwriter based in Whangarei. Formerly the singer for Whangarei hip-hop collective "OBC", Ryan is a talented vocalist. More recently one of the many stand outs on the Coastal Ent. roster, Ryan has been singing since he can remember. Seeing success in many school-age… Continue reading Ryan K!!
Dark Ciders AKA Jedz and Ghos are a hip-hop duo who got their start in Australia but relocated home to Whangarei NZ. Dark Ciders are Jedz and Ghos. Dark Ciders are straight up. Dark Ciders are skilled. Dark Ciders are Talented. Most of all, Dark Ciders are Tasty. With their signature production style and straight up lyricism… Continue reading The Darkest of Ciders.
Te Ngaronoa Mahanga AKA Phul Aphekt is an MC from Whangarei, now based in Auckland. Getting his start in the “Malodik Cru” way back in the early days of Whangarei HipHop, Phul Aphekt is one of the most respected, flowy and motivated artists that Northland has to offer and is now one of the many… Continue reading Bringing the Phul Aphekt!
Since the early 10’s HoriCollective have brought their own unique style to Northlands blossoming hip hop scene. Consisting of members Malstk, Henasee, 93Ja, Tones and Dotske the crew have formed a real bond growing up together and it is evident in their style of music. One of the more well-known units on the Coastal Ent.… Continue reading Keeping it Hori!