Tipene, has been rapping for roughly two decades but has mostly stayed out of the limelight since he began releasing tracks around seven years ago. This is partly due to being based in rural Hawkes Bay, but mostly due to the man himself, an artist who doesn’t go looking for celebrity, choosing instead to focus purely on his music.
‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so that we can push their music far and wide. This month’s picks… Tipene – Turangawaewae ft. Troy King, […]
This week on Native Tongues… Featured Track and Artist CLV – Aidan Fine After jumping on Church & AP’s latest single, “MUSTBE”, YKK’s newest recruit is back with his own summer anthem. Despite being the new kid on the block, Aidan Fine is well on his way to finding his place in the local music […]
More artists have been added to Splore Festival’s 2016 line-up including Australian neo soul group Hiatus Kaiyote, Warp Records’ supremo Nightmares on Wax and UK rising hip hop star, Little Simz. Hiatus Kaiyote will be returning to New Zealand for their first festival show after their recent successful, sold-out venue shows in Auckland and Wellington. Their debut album ‘Tawk Tomahawk’ […]
First artist announcement includes: Cuban Brothers * The Correspondents * Waxahatchee The Reverend Peyton and His Big Damned Band Dub Pistols * Tkay Maidza * Jordan Rakei * DJ Sarah Love Katchafire * The Supervillains * Tipene * Eno x Dirty * Race Banyon *** Splore Tickets on sale now Calling all wanderers, migrating creatures, […]