New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

A Conversation with Dean Hapeta, the Outspoken Godfather of New Zealand Hip-Hop

The chief lyricist of the influential Upper Hutt Posse continues to call it as he sees it.
Atereano Mateariki
11.28.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Beyond Scribe: The Changing Sounds of New Zealand Hip-Hop

A look at the exciting diversification of New Zealand hip-hop.
Gareth Shute
11.28.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Bigger Than Just Fashion

Looking back on the influencers of New Zealand's hip-hop style.
Leilani Momoisea
11.25.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

NOISEY’s 10 Best New Zealand Hip-Hop Tracks of All Time

Of all the quality hip-hop that has sprung from New Zealand, here are our favourite tracks.
Noisey Staff
11.25.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

SPYCC & INF Steam It Up on Unreleased B-Side ‘Dripping’

With a beat courtesy of SmokeyGotBeatz, the track wouldn't sound out of place on an early Ludacris tape.
Max Oldfield
11.24.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Back to the Old School With New Zealand Hip-Hop Legend DLT

The trailblazing producer looks to the roots of New Zealand hip-hop.
Max Oldfield
11.24.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

The Future of New Zealand Hip-Hop Is Here

Meet the upcoming stars of New Zealand hip-hop.
Hussein Moses
11.24.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Deep Currents: Reggae Movements In New Zealand Hip-Hop

From Upper Hutt Posse to P-Money, the influence of reggae on Aotearoa hip-hop runs deep.
Stinky Jim
11.24.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Badcrop’s New Video Will Hold the Attention of Even the Flakiest of Internet Wormholers

'Human Being' ends one chapter of the dreadlocked Auckland duo's career.
Max Oldfield
11.24.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Straight Outta New Plymouth: Louie Knuxx Traces His Hip-Hop Journey

You can take the gritty hip-hop performer out of New Plymouth, but ……
Louie Knuxx
11.23.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Spend An Evening With Loverboy Young Tapz

Laura Pitcher, who may or may not also be his girlfriend, interviewed the Zimbabwe-born, New Zealand-based rapper.
Laura Pitcher
11.23.16
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

Watch Some Word Association With SWIDT, Shiraz & LSJ, Randa and More

New Zealand hip-hop personalities share their thoughts on Jonah Lomu, Vodka Cruisers and early Jay Z.
Noisey Staff
11.23.16
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