Talking Points with Aidan Fine (17th March 2021)

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 17th March 2021 Guest reviewer: Aidan Fine Featured release: Choicevaughan ‘deuce’ Released: 2020 Featured track #1: Kentucky Gold Featured track #2: End of the Weak Featured track #3: Beyond DEUCE...

Native Tongues March 2021

This month on Native Tongues… 1st March 2020 Featured Track and Artist: Lightning Bolt – Team Dynamite, Bailey Wiley Taken from their latest release Respect The Process, ‘Lightning Bolt’ features the glorious vocals of Bailey Wiley. Following on from the fast paced challenge of ‘Who?’ ft. Diggy Dupe and...

MELODOWNZ ‘Money’

  This week’s Local Eyes is from New Zealand MC MELODOWNZ with ‘Money’, the Polynesian wordsmith’s first drop of new music for 2021. Where previous release ‘Big Deals’ featuring Diggy Dupé celebrated the hustle, ‘Money‘ charts what comes next, when you’ve secured the bag. “Everybody want a piece of the pie right, so we can...

Native Tongues 19 October – Niue artist special

This week is Niue language week so we’ve picked some very talented artists from ‘the Rock’! Definitely no stranger to Base, Diggy Dupé is picked to start the show with ‘Island Time‘ and ‘40oz (The Gate)‘ both from his iconic 2018 release via Renaissance Music. Haz Beats, in-house producer...

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...

DIGGY DUPÉ ‘That’s Team’ (feat. AP)

The new single from Auckland rapper Diggy Dupé sees him join forces with AP of Church & AP and Smokey Got Beatz of SWIDT. ‘That’s Team’ is the third single from Diggy’s forthcoming debut album That’s Me, That’s Team. Diggy Dupé has been making music since he was a...

Breaking Artists (April 2020)

Breaking Artists is a new monthly feature showcasing three local artists brand new tunes. SAM V – Ain’t Slowin Down (REMIX) Sam V’s latest ‘Ain’t Slowin Down’ is produced by the award-winning, EDY on the Beat and features Lion Rezz &  Juwan. This funky 2000’s hip hop/R&B joint will have you...

DIGGY DUPÉ ‘Keke Boy’

This Week’s Local Eyes is from Diggy Dupé. The rapper has come a long way from teenage days of making music with his cousin ReddxRozaay, using the most basic of tools that included a Motorola phone and Singstar microphone. Only months ago, he was a finalist for Best Hip...

Finalists announced for the 2019 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

The ‘Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards | Ngā Tohu Puoro o Aotearoa’ have been announced and it’s a strong group of 2019 Tui finalists! Kiwi hip hop artist Tom Scott’s jazz-inspired hip hop project Avantdale Bowling Club was three years in the making, but only took one week...

Base FM HQ Live #8 | DIGGY DUPÉ

Auckland rapper Diggy Dupe come into Base FM HQ to chat about his latest project the ‘Island Time’ EP which is the follow up to last year’s K.O.T.I.C. This new five track offering includes nods to Funkadelic and Dr Dre with Trust’ featuring the talents of Rizván and...

DIGGY DUPÉ ‘The Hill’

This week’s Local eyes is Diggy Dupe – ‘The Hill’ Directed by : Jordan Cherrington (Clip Tease) The first single off the up and coming EP – Island Time. Coming later rather than sooner. Local eyes is brought to you by NZ On Air Music   Find out more about Diggy Dupé : TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD|FACEBOOK...

DIGGY DUPÉ ‘Midnight Cruise’

Grey Lynn rapper Diggy Dupé’s ‘Midnight Cruise’ finally gets visuals, the track is taken from K.O.T.I.C  which was originally released in 2017. This video was filmed & edited by Jordan Cherrington (Clip Tease) Download the album for free here: https://renaissancemusicnz.bandcamp.com/album/k-o-t-i-c Find out more about Diggy Dupé : TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD|FACEBOOK Local Eyes is...