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New Zealand’s David Dallas is Back

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David Dallas is a New Zealand emcee from Papatoetoe, Auckland who has been making waves internationally since the early 2000s. Since seeing his first Hip-Hop show at NZ’s iconic Powerstation venue, David Dallas was heavily influenced growing up on the staples of 90s Hip-Hop including Snoop Dogg, Mobb Deep, 2pac, Notorious B.I.G., Big L, Canibus […]

Meet P-Money – New Zealand’s Most Renowned Producer & DJ

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P-Money began his musical journey as a celebrated Turntablist, winning the New Zealand ITF three times consecutively, the New Zealand DMCs and going on to place third overall in the World DMCs. P-Money has also received numerous awards across Australia and NZ as a DJ, Producer and Songwriter, cementing himself as one of the most […]

Why “Live At The BBQ” Was One Of SXSW’s Livest Events

Music festivals and Hip Hop have always had an interesting relationship. Hip Hop only festivals such as A3C in Atlanta and the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival present a different formula, but mainstream festivals by nature typically only feature a sprinkling of rap’s finest on top of their indie rock and electronic infused schedules. While this […]

Duck Down Music Celebrates 20 Years of Independence

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“There’s a lot of 40-year-olds in the building tonight!” hosts Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds teased into the mic, as the audience at B.B. King’s Blues Club erupted into laughter. They weren’t necessarily wrong either, as the crowd gathered last night [December 3] were there to honor and celebrate 20 years of rocking with Duck […]

Rapper Sean Price Passes Away This Morning

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Brooklyn rap giant and one half of the legendary duo Heltah Skeltah passed away this morning in Brooklyn According to reports from family and friends, rapper Sean Price died suddenly this morning in his sleep at his home in Brooklyn. Price was 43 years old. The cause of death is not known at this time, […]