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16/06/2017

Rei: Standing Tall

A few days out from the release of his second album Auckland-based rapper Callum McDougall aka Rei passed through Wellington, ...

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19/01/2017

Louie Knuxx: PGT/GRR

'PGT/GRR' ('Progressive Gangsta Thug/Gentleman Romance Rap') is a heavy album. Not heavy in the sense that it makes you want ...

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15/11/2016

Randa: Rangers EP

After erupting onto the Auckland hip hop scene in mid-2012 and releasing two EPs, North Shore rapper Randa now has this 5-track ...

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30/09/2016

On Foreign Soil: Arcee

Arcee is Rona Claire Wignall, the performer name being both her initials and a riff on that of a feisty female Transformers’ ...

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15/08/2015

Diaz Grimm: Osiris

The debut album from Diaz Grimm definitely plots a point on the local music landscape for this MC who hails from Cambridge. ...

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23/06/2015

K.One: Food For Thought

In 2010/11 songwriter/rapper Kaleb Vitae (K.One) announced his arrival within our national music industry through a series ...

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Fresh Talent: Micxill

Rappers who eschew the image are few and far between, yet Auckland’'s fresh-voiced Micxill is brightly making his way down ...

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15/06/2015

Manalion: Back In The Day

ManaLion is a three-piece who have been spending a lot of time on Australian shores, where this album originates. Their bio ...

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15/04/2015

Kelly Rose And Dyslo: Broken Down Doors

With '90s-feeling beats and more than a hint of DJ Premier production style, 'Broken Down Doors' will appeal to fans of that ...

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