Kaivai Is That Undercover Guy In The Suit

On Kaivai’s book shelf sits the Art Of War by Sun Tzu on top of that sits Jay Z’s Decoded and next to that sits a CD by Marina And The Diamonds.  As I form interview questions in my mind, I wonder how I’ll crack this guys story. He’s clearly faceted. His lounge is littered withContinue reading “Kaivai Is That Undercover Guy In The Suit”

Interview: 10A —Winning Super Brawl And Working With Scribe On Rhyme Book

10A, who’s real name is Tenei Kesha, had his name misspelled on his birth certificate – not by the nurse, but by his dad – he laughs about it now, ‘give him the old one, two for that’, he reckons. But sadly, after his dad, who was also a musician, passed away a few yearsContinue reading “Interview: 10A —Winning Super Brawl And Working With Scribe On Rhyme Book”

Interview: Jay Knight, Standing Bright In A Shadow

At the beginning of New Zealand Music Month, Jay Knight released his first free EP titled E+M meaning Emotions + Motion. It features a track titled ‘Keller Helen’ for which he says only Diaz Grimm knows the meaning since he came up with it. For Jay, this May has been focussed heavily on pushing forContinue reading “Interview: Jay Knight, Standing Bright In A Shadow”