"I've made a lot of mistakes in my life... many. But none have ever been as big as my comebacks."
Malo Luafutu, better known as Scribe, has failed to appear in court to face drug and weapons charges.
A look at the exciting diversification of New Zealand hip-hop.
Of all the quality hip-hop that has sprung from New Zealand, here are our favourite tracks.
The producer recounts his experiences in the international market, as well as detailing New Zealand hip-hop's continued quest for global recognition.