ARCH ONE is an MC from One Tree Hill in Auckland. A point of difference in NZ's super competitive underground music scene, ARCH ONE brings a new flavor to NZ Hip Hop. With a flow unmatched in today's market and a definitive and well pronounced NZ accent The MC sounds like he means what he… Continue reading ARCH ONE – A True Virtuoso.
This year we’re teaming up with GMG to bring you the hottest acts from their #IMOL series of events in Wellington. First up this round: ENERGEE!! ENERGEE is an artist from Waitarere Beach, just out of Levin. Having been in the music scene for many years working with genres such as Rock, Reggae and Thrash… Continue reading #IMOL Artist: ENERGEE
This year we're teaming up with GMG to bring you the hottest acts from their #IMOL series of events in Wellington. This week we bring you RareXØ!! Jarad Copley AKA RareXØ is a beatboxing hip-hop artist from Wellington. RareXØ is a buzzy dude when it comes to what sounds he's capable of producing - purely on a microphone.… Continue reading #IMOL Artist: RareXØ
This year, we’re teaming up with GMG to bring you some of the hottest artists hitting the stage for #IMOL!! Introducing: Misfit Beats Cole Ceejay Walters AKA Misfit Beats was born and raised in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Fluent in trap-style beats it wasn't long before he started layering rhymes smoothly over the top as any producer/rapper-combo… Continue reading #IMOL Artist: Misfit Beats
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!
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 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!
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’