Ashnikko shares debut mixtape, Demidevil

After multiple delays last year, ultimately ending in the album being pushed forward from it’s final February 19th release date after physical copies were shipped out earlier than anticipated, Ashnikko has shared her long-awaited debut mixtape, Demidevil. A bold and bratty sucker-punch of feminism, sexual liberation, satirical humor, sisterhood, and much more, on Demidevil Ashnikko…

Auckland’s Hyan shares dnb remix of Scribe’s ‘Dreaming’

After sharing his first club edit collection late last year, Auckland producer/DJ Hyan has shared his long-teased dnb remix of Scribe’s early 2000’s smash ‘Dreaming’. Flipping the P-Money produced Kiwi hip hop classic into a contemporary drum n bass club shape cutter, Hyan’s ‘Dreaming’ remix allows a new lease on life for a 13-year-old throwback that…

Florida rap collective seeyousoon share frenzied new single, ‘Fever’

Florida hip hop collective seeyousoon have shared their first new music of 2021, with latest single ‘Fever’. Their first new music since the rap supergroup’s 2020 debut album VIDÉ, ‘Fever’ expands further into off-kilter, experimental hip hop territory. A distorted, bass rumbling beat carries the track, as each member ricochets back and forth between feverish,…

Wellington songstress Khailana shares bewitching visual for ‘Our Monster’

22-year-old singer-songwriter Khailana introduces her debut single ‘Our Monster’ to the world with a spellbinding visual experience. Produced in her bedroom during the first Covid-19 lockdown here in New Zealand, Khailana creates an enchanting soundscape by weaving together the worlds of fantasy, film and nature. ‘Our Monster’ opens with soothing shots of New Zealand’s native…

Ashnikko shares ‘Deal With It’ ft. Kelis ahead of her debut mixtape

Ahead of her forthcoming debut mixtape Demidevil this Friday, which has been pushed forward due to some of its physical copies accidentally being shipped out early, Ashnikko has dropped a music video for new single ‘Deal With It’ featuring Kelis. The bratty pop-rap empowerment anthem features a sample of Kelis’ 1999 classic ‘Caught Out There’. While Kelis…

Jack Harlow: Self-Belief to Stardom

Jack Harlow’s 2020 feels like a rapid rise. There’s no doubt about it. BIllboard top 10 singles like ‘What’s Poppin’, collaborations with G Eazy and a spot on the XXL Freshman List saw him turn into a star in less than a year. But don’t get it twisted; this wasn’t a miracle. Jack Harlow’s climb…

Playboi Carti delivers his sophomore album Whole Lotta Red

It’s a Carti Christmas miracle. Playboi Carti has shared his highly-anticipated sophomore album, Whole Lotta Red, after weeks of cryptic clues leading towards the long-awaited project of years in the making. With its Art Dealer designed cover art referencing LA-based 70’s underground punk magazine Slash, Carti embodies a gothic aesthetic on the experimental record while…

Ty Dolla $ign: The Midas Touch (SNIFFERS Cover)

Ty Dolla $ign has approached music with a team spirit as long as he’s known. Collaboration is literally in Ty’s DNA – his father Tyrone Griffin was a member of the 80’s funk band Lakeside, resulting in a childhood surrounded by soul music and creative group dynamics. This led Ty to develop an interest in…

Leaping Tiger releases double-sided issue, ‘Gems -> Figure It Out’

Auckland-based electronica artist, Leaping Tiger, releases 2-track double-sided issue, ‘Gems-> Figure It Out’. Serving as his first collection since his debut album, ‘Porcelain Orca Whales’, the tracks are a rich re-entering. Beginning with the instrumental, ‘Gems’, a fundamental Leaping Tiger intro leads us in. A brewing and muted hum sits at the back of the…