Native Tongues with Yannika – April 2021

List back to the latest episodes of Native Tongues:   Featured Track and Artists: SOUTHSIDE’ from the upcoming project ‘Iron Flowerz’, the new EP by ‘SCIZZORHANDS’ AND ‘KEVIN POSEY’ Southside’s around the world ain’t so different Scizzorhands and Kevin Posey are proud to be releasing their first full collaborative...

Native Tongues 11 January 2021

This week on Native Tongues!… Featured Artist: Sugoi Featured Track: Atom Dance Featured Artist: Jazz NOBODI Featured Track: Tall Poppy Jazz NOBODI is originally from Aotearoa, now based in Western Sydney and is one third of Planet Vegeta. He grew up on a lot of New Zealand hip...

Native Tongues 30 November 2020

This week on Native Tongues!…. Featured Artist: Church & AP Track: Happy Song ft. Deadforest Fresh off claiming best hip-hop act at the Aotearoa Music Awards last week on the 1 year anniversary of their debut album ‘Teeth’, Church & AP have further cemented this status with ‘Happy...

Native Tongues 23 Nov 2020

This week on Native Tongues!… Featured Artist: SWIDT Tracks: ‘WONDERS (feat B Wise & Mikey Dam)’ & ‘U PROBLEM’ SWIDT hit us with a 3 pack of singles ‘GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES’ and enlisted South-West Sydney’s own B Wise and Mikey Dam on the standout ‘WONDERS’. Featured...

Sam V X bKIDD – Cruisin’

For this week’s Local Eyes Sam V hits us with a true team effort, with fellow Y$O members, producer EDY and rapper bKIDD.  Cruisin’ blends the seductive lyricism and charismatic delivery of Papatoetoe’s bKIDD, with the vocal chops and melismatic crooning of the Auckland’s SAM V. The track has been heralded as a...

Native Tongues 28 September

Starting off this week on Native Tongues is Ōtautahi rapper Big Sima with his latest track ‘Back Up‘ which features Auckland rapper bKIDD. He’s also worked with Summer Thieves, Tiki Taane and Dick Johnson. After releasing his EP ‘The Underground King’ (released in 2019), he became one of the...

‘Turn It Up 2020’ is out now!

Back in 2013 and for New Zealand Music Month, Base FM released TURN IT UP, a double mix CD of our top local releases. 7 years on, it is now time for volume 2 but with a slightly different take. At Base, we champion our local artists and...

Base FM HQ Live #25 | bKIDD

In our latest BASE HQ Live video bKIDD performs his latest single ‘Can’t Take This’ featuring JARNA. ‘Can’t Take This’ is a personal reminder about not letting a negative environment or negative people take away my peace and joy.” – bKIDD. bKIDD’s first single for 2020 features up and coming singer JARNA with EDY on the...

Breaking Artists (February 2020)

Breaking Artists is a new monthly feature showcasing three local artists brand new tunes.  bKIDD x JARNA – Can’t Take This Is the latest offering from everyone former milkman B.kidd and newcomer Jarna and  produced by EDYonthebeat     JORDAN GAVET – Away Self-proclaimed new girl, RnB singer Jordan Gavet...

Sam V – Ain’t Slowin Down ft. bKIDD & JUWAN

With the launch of his debut album, I Made This While, under his belt Sam V returns with a brand new video for ‘Ain’t Slowin’ Down’. Produced by the award-winning, EDY on the Beat and featuring Juwan and bKidd this funky 2000’s hip hop/R&B joint will have you head nodding and your booty...

bKIDD ‘Milky’

This weeks Local Eye’s is from Auckland MC, bKIDD who’s been making some steady moves again this year. The track ‘Milky‘ is off his forthcoming EP titled ‘The Milkman‘ which is set for release this month on the 24th. If you’re wondering why there is a milk theme...