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!!



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’

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 %

See Naylors on the UP!

See Naylors is a hip hop artist from Auckland. See Naylors is one of the more prominent hip hop acts coming out of Auckland right now. Rising out of the underground through his label Mizhado's cyphers, alongside his very own and wildly successful "On the Block challenge" and pumping out content for his epic #originaltuesdays concept… Continue reading See Naylors on the UP!

Straight Flows by Caco

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

I Am The Hooligang!

Hooligang are a hip hop duo consisting of YK and Jdot from Auckland. With a massive following on all aspects of their social media, Hooligang have all they need to gain ground in the humming NZ music industry. The quality of their content both production and performance wise alongside the plethora of music videos they've… Continue reading I Am The Hooligang!

Ryan K!!

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!!

Make A Banga!

Double G AKA Gaylon Hindley is an MC/Producer originally from Cape Town South Africa who is now based in Wellington NZ. A popular MC, Double G is well-known on the Wellington and wider national scene. His energy and unique sounding voice put him a step ahead of the game in any setting - recorded or performing.… Continue reading Make A Banga!

The Darkest of Ciders.

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.

Keeping it Hori!

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!