Melodownz

Music

VICE Presents: Oddisee and Melodownz in Conversation

Ahead of his New Zealand tour, presented by VICE, Oddisee chats with opening act Melodownz about family, inspiration and recording the musical efforts of drug dealers.
VICE Staff
11.23.18
Premiere

IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza Level Up on "Live Stream"

The three New Zealand firebrands have come together for a new project, 'High Beams'.
Shaad D’Souza
6.14.18
NZ Music Month

Kings Won't Stop Until He's the Best Artist Alive

We've got the video exclusive of 'Out Here Alive' from the local hitmaker and MeloDownz.
Hussein Moses
5.15.18
Festival

The VICE Guide to Auckland’s Laneway Festival

As hard as it is, we've narrowed down some highlights.
Hussein Moses
1.23.18
Video Premiere

Watch Yayné Take a Pink and Sparkling Stand Against the Patriarchy

In a VICE NZ exclusive, we bring you the Wellingtonian's new video for ‘IDFWU’, featuring MeloDownz.
James Borrowdale
12.6.17
Music

Take a Walk With Melodownz Down Auckland's Sad, Dark Streets

PREMIERE: The Avondale rapper's new video shines a light on homelessness and police brutality.
VICE Staff
11.2.17
Music

The VICE Guide to bStreet

One street. So many bands. All made possible by Tiger Beer.
Hussein Moses
7.25.17
Music

MeloDownz Is About To Become Every NZ Rapper's Favourite Rapper

His exceptional debut EP 'Avontales' brings the raw realities of a West Auckland upbringing to life.
Sam Wicks
7.13.17
Tattoo

In Photos: New Zealand Musicians on Tattoos and the Creative Process

"I get bored of this human life sometimes so I often tend to colour my skin to show how I feel inside."
Aleyna Martinez
5.1.17