Swizz Beats and Just Blaze threw an impromptu late night 'Battle of The Beats', streamed through Instagram live. The pair needed 2+ hours to get through their stacked back catalogues
Justin Hunte of HipHopDX attempts to unravel some of the mystique surrounding ghostwriting in hip-hop. Stone Throw Records MC Homeboy Sandman also weighs in on the polarising topic
Stormzy performs a cover of the epic intro track off The Life of Pablo, 'Ultralight Beam'. This comes just prior to the release of his debut album Gang Signs & Prayer (Feb. 24)
UK garage/grime produers Flava D & Preditah both delivered ridiculously epic Boiler Room sets in Leeds
We got inside the mind of Auckland artist Nikolai, who is set to play Laneway Festival in Auckland next week
Last year New Zealand hip-hop group Team Dynamite put on an enjoyable night with fellow Auckland band Yoko-Zuna at Meow in Wellington. We were there to record some of Team Dynamite's set in 360-degrees
Whilst performing Silicon recorded his set's audio, but also visually, in the form of a POV head-strapped GoPro
We talk with Wellington-based rapper Name UL (Emmanuel Psathas) & his DJ, Heist Beats (Ben Murdoch). We talk about his progression as an artist, opening for international rappers like Schoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt & Vince Staples, and what releases he has planned for the rest of the year.
We sat down with Finn Johansson to talk about his last album, his band, and his Nana's book which is finally being published (30-ish years after being originally written!
We talk to Josh about recording out at Rancho De La Luna (home to the legendary Dave Catching) with All The Colours, collaborating with Mexican-based musician That's Nice, and touched on some other projects he's been working on