Kerb – June 2007

DJ Kerb is a New Zealand hip-hop legend and long time practitioner of the hip-hop arts - as a prolific graffiti writer with his crew Triple S, his company Top Shelf Creative, and as a well known…

Art Official – May 2007

Art Official has been a key player in the Wellington reggae, dancehall and hip-hop scenes for many years. He runs Newtown Sound and produces, promotes and interviews local, national and international…

Topcat

Topcat

'Like a lot of other children what originally drew me to music was television. As a little youth I would watch Top Of The Pops and it looked fun you know. I wanted a slice of that game instantly; I…

Reggae Gold

When: Sunday 5pm 20th May 2007 - 11pm Where: Tupelo - Edward Street, Wellington Featuring: Conviction Roots, Antoine & Art Official Price: Gold coin Come join the NiceUp Family, Saturday 19 May…

Antoine Top Ten – April 2007

Antoine has been a resident in Wellington since 2003 after moving to the Capital from Paris, and he has been spreading reggae throughout the city and selecting around town for the past two years. His…

Mala

Digital Mystikz – Mala

23 and 24 March will finally see the arrival in New Zealand of an international dubstep artist. The artist in question is Mala of Digital Mystikz from the UK, one of the styles most well known global…

Ride Inna Town

When: Saturday 5pm 31st Mar 2007 - 11pm Where: Tupelo - Edward Street, Wellington Featuring: Dubhead, Cpt Nemo, DJ Lemon, Ras Twig & Tuffy Culture Price: $5 Auckland and Hamilton link-up with…

Dubhead / Cpt Nemo – March 2007

Dubhead Dubhead arrived in New Zealand from the U.K. with his family in 1969 and grew up in Maraetai Beach, South of Auckland. He became active as a DJ in 1983 and has played reggae, funk and hip-hop…

Mista Savona Presents Melbourne Meets Kingston

Melbourne Meets Kingston is one of the most stunning album length releases of Jamaican influenced music I have had the pleasure of witnessing emerge from the Pacific.  I have always considered the…

Firehouse Top Ten – February 2007

Firehouse - L.Static, Nardo & Adrian - hail from Sydney and this ranking reggae crew always rock a dance. Their big bad selection of reggae, dancehall and exclusive dubplate is delivered in…

Steve Rice – January 2007

Steve Rice resides in Bristol, UK. He passion for reggae developed around the age of 16 when he began going to blues dances in South London. He later began holding his own dances around Brixton and…

Million Dan

Million Dan

Hailing from London UK, Million Dan is one of the most exciting urban hip-hop, hip-hop/reggae artists to ever emerge from the United Kingdom. Million Dan aka Mike J first exploded on the scene as a…