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!


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!!

iLLa and See Naylors keep killing it!

iLLa x Stash x Kenny Slade. Would you like fries with that? Honestly, who could ask for a better combo. From the bars to the beat to the visuals this trio can only be described in one word: Flawless. If they weren't already standing out nationwide they most definitely are now!! See Naylors is back… Continue reading iLLa and See Naylors keep killing it!

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’

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 %

Kenny vs The World

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

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