Concert Review: Jhene Aiko

Jhene Aiko finally graced our presence in Auckland last night, as part of her T R I P tour. Kicking off the night was local lady of soul, Ladi6. Due to scheduling conflicts I only caught the end of her set, but that was enough for me to grasp the experience I think. There wasn’t

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JUST ANNOUNCED: dvsn Live In Australia

Illusive Presents are thrilled to confirm debut Australian East Coast shows for OVO fam members dvsn in January 2019. Melbourne – 170 Russell 2nd January Brisbane – Woolly Mammoth 3rd January Sydney – Metro Theatre 5th January Tickets $69.90 + Booking Fee FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE  via HERE Begins: Monday 24 September Ends: Tuesday 25 September (or until pre-sale

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9 New Rappers Are Re-Making ‘Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ For The Album’s 25th Anniversary

Wu-Tang Clan first dropped Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) in 1993 and it promptly blew everyone’s minds and launched Loud Records’ name into the stratosphere. The album became the bedrock of hardcore hip hop, setting the stage for East Coast rappers like Notorious B.I.G. and Jay-Z. Enter the Wu-Tang turns 25 in November. In a recent interview, Steve Rifkind—who co-founded Loud—revealed Enter

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Get To Know: Brent Faiyaz

One of the hottest new voices in R&B is heading to New Zealand in January 2019, and right before he becomes everyone’s new favourite, get to know about this sultry singer.  1. Brent named his band (and solo album) after a tattoo. The word “sonder” means “the realisation that each random passerby lives a life

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8 Fresh Facts You Didn’t Know About DJ Jazzy Jeff

The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff will be playing a one off show in New Zealand in November.  Although Jazzy is a Philly native and has spun for 30 some odd years, not many folks know much about this hip hop pioneer outside of his hit records with Will Smith and getting thrown out of the mansion

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Laneway Festival Australia

Featuring the most talked about, critically-acclaimed and best live acts in the world right now, the 2019 Laneway Festival – their tenth birthday! – is gonna be the hottest ticket in town. In a very special nod to their 10th Anniversary celebrations, the incredible FLORENCE + THE MACHINE returns to Laneway 2019. And for a full

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Laneway Festival 2019

Featuring the most talked about, critically-acclaimed and best live acts in the world right now, the 2019 Laneway Festival – their tenth birthday! – is gonna be the hottest ticket in town. In a very special nod to their 10th Anniversary celebrations, the incredible FLORENCE + THE MACHINE returns to Laneway 2019, after performing on the

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JUST ANNOUNCED: ROYCE 5’9″ Live In Australia

Hip-Hop’s Legendary Detroit lyricist ROYCE 5’9” First Ever Australian Headline Shows! No other rapper from Detroit has been as prolific as Royce 5’9″ when it comes to releasing music.  In addition to his solo work, over the span of his career, Royce has collaborated with long-time friend Eminem as a member of Bad Meets Evil, been a member of the lyrical assassins known as Slaughterhouse and DJ Premier as a member of PRhyme. Sydney Friday 14th –

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