Interview: Blaze The Emperor — AmmoNation’s The Team

Blaze The Emperor, who’s birthday falls on new year’s eve, is a 23-year-old African rapper from Hamilton. A part of the AmmoNation collective up and coming from the 07, Blaze explains that after meeting Raiza Biza post leaving his Auckland crew, Beneath The Hype, he was recruited to AmmoNation and has been recording music under their umbrella since. Still onContinue reading “Interview: Blaze The Emperor — AmmoNation’s The Team”

Newness: Pilots- Jay Knight x Diaz Grimm x Raiza Biza

Tomorrow morning Wellington-based, Young Gifted and Broke producer, Jay Knight, will release his latest single ‘Pilots’ featuring Diaz Grimm and Raiza Biza. Having received a preview of the track, whendidyoufallinlovewithhiphop.com spoke to Raiza Biza about their production process at the Red Bull studio in Auckland, and the main point in the song, which is theContinue reading “Newness: Pilots- Jay Knight x Diaz Grimm x Raiza Biza”

Interview: ‘Eat People’ – choiceVaughan feat Tyna Keelan and Tom Scott

Hailing from Lower Hutt, Wellington, Aotearoa is choiceVaughan. Having finished up his début EP, due out September 1st, he checked his inbox one day to find Tom Scott of @Peace and Home Brew had sent him back one of his remix beats with the lyrics to ‘Eat People’ on top of it. The poetry inContinue reading “Interview: ‘Eat People’ – choiceVaughan feat Tyna Keelan and Tom Scott”

Interview: Alphabethead- Genius Is A Terrible Word For Anyone Still Alive

David Alphabethead has a wealth of knowledge in general. But where New Zealand’s hip hop scene is blessed, is that he is a patron of the art form himself. ‘Had my tastes have been any different I could have gone down the Guns N’ Roses route’. Specializing in Djing and production, he is also aContinue reading “Interview: Alphabethead- Genius Is A Terrible Word For Anyone Still Alive”