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Amarafleur — In the right place at the right time

Thandi Ntshinga aka Amarafleur is a 21-year-old recording artist from Johannesburg, South Africa. Born in Umtata, in the Eastern Cape province — being the daughter of a diplomat meant a life already well-travelled before arriving in New Zealand at age 15. Meeting Young Gifted and Broke producer, Jay Knight, dating him, and then randomly recording a … Continue reading

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Interview: Oddisee & Estere — Making Purple And See Through Music

Red Bull is a brand that have supported the arts, music and sports for many years now. One project as part of this its Red Bull Prodigy program; which saw international artist Oddisee paired up with Wellington based singer/producer/beatmaker Estere at Auckland’s Red Bull studio last month. The Prodigy concept is to pair a mentor with a student for 10 days and provide … Continue reading

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Interview: Introducing KVKA — “All Black Range, Malcolm X Knew Better”

Speaking about his song ‘La Musica’ produced by Tony Douglas, Hamilton resident Mukuka Simwinga aka KVKA says, “I feel very strongly about the new age slavery, it’s like where Africans and minorities have got to a place where white people and other people don’t have to put us down because it’s like self hate. So when I … Continue reading

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Interview: P-Money @ ‘Shock The World’, Auckland

As G-Shock prides itself on being a brand that’s aligned with multi-cultural ambassadors who do great things globally; whether it be skating, graffiti or music, whendidyoufallinlovewithhiphop sat down to catch up with P-Money before his set at their 30th Anniversary party titled, ‘Shock The World’.  Playing before David Dallas and Just Blaze that night, Money chats about recently arriving … Continue reading

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Interview: Kev Brown — Good Like Hearing Marvin Gaye For The First Time

Think of the most relaxed guy you know. Multiply his chill level by 10, and you will have all you need to imagine a 40 minute chat with Kev Brown. All the way from Landover, Maryland (20 minutes outside of Washington) we sit down to chat in Wellington at his sound check. It is the … Continue reading

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Raiza Biza-Sitting On The Cusp Of Something Big

Raiza Biza know’s he’s on the cusp of something big with his music. It can be felt off the back of his last album Dream Something, which collected new followers and new cities to tour- including the South Island of New Zealand which Raiza sees as new ground to break. “You know, there’s a lot … Continue reading

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Interview: Thirty Minutes With Ta-ku

Perth based producer/beat maker Ta-ku doesn’t drink, smoke, take drugs or even make beats for a living, he does it after dinner, before bed as a side project.  He has an out look on life that seems as progressive as his music when considering recent heavy weights to hip hop, like Kendrick Lamar or Odisee renouncing drugs and bigging up their religion. … Continue reading

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Weekly Top 5 from Crystallion

 Model and long time friend, Crystallion Heart, offers her top five turn up and turn down songs for this week on WDYFILWHH:

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Weekly Top 5 from Crystallion

 Model and long time friend, Crystallion Heart, offers her top five turn up and turn down songs for this week on WDYFILWHH: UP: 1. Nicki Minaj & Beyonce – Feeling Myself 2. Fetty Wap – Trap Queen 3. Jupiter Project Ft Young Tapz & P Money – Get it 4. Vic Mensa – Feel That … Continue reading

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Weekly Top 5 from Crystallion

 Model and long time friend, Crystallion Heart, offers her top five turn up and turn down songs for this week on WDYFILWHH: UP: 1.Travi$ Scott – Mamacita ft Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug 2.Dom Kennedy – My Type of Party 3.A$VP Rocky – M’$ 4.Young Money – Senile ft Tyga, Nicki Minaj, Little Wayne … Continue reading

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New: Weekly Top 5 with Mya

Okay so this is a new segment with my girl Mya. She’ll pick a top five turn up list and a top five turn down one which we’ll post every Sunday (or thanks to Easter weekend this year, Wednesday):

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RED BULL SOUND SELECT MEETS RECORD STORE DAY!

 To celebrate World Record Day, Red Bull Sound Select are releasing a limited edition 12” EP on Saturday April 18, as part of the international celebration of vinyl records and the shops that sell them. It features Black City Lights & Kåm∆nd¡ on one side and Team Dynamite & Esther Stephens and The Means on the other. “I think Record Store Day is … Continue reading

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Weekly top 5 with Mya

Okay so this is a new segment with my girl Mya. She’ll pick a top five turn up list and a top five turn down one which we’ll post every Sunday. Here it goes:

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NEW: Weekly Top 5 with Mya

Okay so this is a new segment with my girl Mya. She’ll pick a top five turn up list and a top five turn down one which we’ll post every Sunday.

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Jane Deezy — “Oh my god, fuck dat nigga”

Jane Deezy is back. Her new single FDN (Fuck Dat n-word*) is produced by Crime Heat Beats who also did the art work. It’s downloadable via Bandcamp and comes in a ‘retro pack’ equipped with a DJ Spell remix.

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