Headlines (Take Matua)

All the hottest hip-hop headlines from around the world, as well as what's going on in our own back yard.

Rita Ora in 'great place' with Taika Waititi

Rita Ora is in a "great place" with Taika Waititi but doesn't want to say much about their relationship.

6 hours ago

Mac Miller's 2014 mixtape ‘Faces’ is heading to streaming services for the first time

It'll be available from October 15th.

17/09/2021

Chance the Rapper compares Kanye West to Michelangelo

14/09/2021

WATCH: Essential workers perform haka for locked down whānau who'll miss father's tangihanga

10/09/2021

The 2021 BET Hip Hop Award Nominees Have Been Announced

10/09/2021

Ray-Ban's and Facebook debut their new smart glasses

10/09/2021

Kendrick Lamar has applied for the copyright of 32 new songs on ASCAP

07/09/2021

Cardi B gives birth to her second child

Rap star Cardi B has welcomed her second child with husband Offset.

07/09/2021

Drake drops limited edition Nike Certified Lover Boy merch

Drake has teamed up with Nike for his new ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Nike merchandise line.

01/09/2021

Kanye breaks Spotify record for most-streamed album in 24hrs with DONDA

The 44-year-old hip-hop star has been smashing records left right and centre since his much-delayed LP hit streaming services on Sunday.

01/09/2021

Michael Jordan's used underwear is up for auction for $500

01/09/2021

Kanye West is trying to legally change his name to 'Ye'

25/08/2021

Fans think Destiny’s Child may be reuniting

20/08/2021

A Tauranga man is trying to sell yesterday’s KFC on Facebook Marketplace for $100

18/08/2021

Eminem Lands First Major Acting Role Since 8 Mile

18/08/2021

Snoop Dogg's very own red wine hits the shelves in New Zealand

18/08/2021

WATCH: Ruby Tui's hilarious reaction to Snoop Dogg watching the Black Ferns Sevens' haka

16/08/2021

How connecting with Māori culture played a key role in our Olympic success

12/08/2021

Lizzo gives TED Talk on twerking: "Welcome to TED Twerk"

Lizzo has delivered her first TED Talk!

06/08/2021

Taika Waititi and Rita Ora debut as a couple on the red carpet

04/08/2021

Lance Savali joins the Celebrity Treasure Island cast

28/07/2021

WATCH: Troy Kingi & Diggy Dupe deliver a powerful performance of new track 'My Heart Never Sleeps'

The track will be featuring on the upcoming 'The Panthers' TV series ✊🏽🖤

28/07/2021

Disney announces that te reo versions of The Lion King and Frozen will be released in cinemas

23/07/2021

LISTEN: An unreleased Nas diss-track aimed at 2Pac has recently surfaced online

23/07/2021

WATCH: New 'Polynesian Panthers' series drops epic trailer featuring our very own Jordan!

21/07/2021

Cops called to Rihanna's home after intruder breaks in

Creepy as.

08/07/2021

Kodak Black flushes $100 bills down the toilet & has deleted his instagram account

02/07/2021

Megan Thee Stallion can't stand people who are 'competitive and catty'

02/07/2021

Cardi B shares video of her second baby kicking her baby bump

02/07/2021

'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' has started filming this week.

01/07/2021

Duncan Campbell quits UB40 after suffering a seizure

01/07/2021

Kava is now available on Uber Eats

29/06/2021

Shaun Johnson is returning to the Warriors on a 2 year deal

25/06/2021

18-year-old Warriors star Reece Walsh named in Queensland's State of Origin side for game 2

21/06/2021

New Zealand music charts officially announce new 'Te Reo Māori Top 10'

18/06/2021

WATCH: Israel Adesanya urges Jacinda Ardern to amend coward punch laws during post-fight press conference

14/06/2021

Warriors to return to Aotearoa for emotional return match to farewell Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

09/06/2021

State of Origin game one to be broadcast live and free on Three and ThreeNow

02/06/2021

All Blacks VS Fiji and Tonga in 2021 Steinlager Series

17/05/2021

The social enterprise helping young kiwis get into music, radio and events industries

Based in Tamaki Makaurau, they're a social enterprise and recording studio with a passion for creative arts

14/05/2021

LISTEN: Jordan Lee's 3 Minute Mashup

10/05/2021

WATCH: Tomorrow People Premiere their new single!

What a JAM!

07/05/2021

Jarryd Hayne sentenced to a minimum of 3 years and 8 months in jail for rape

06/05/2021

J. Cole announces new album "The Off-Season" is coming out next week

05/05/2021

UFC 261: Chris Weidman suffers gruesome leg break against Uriah Hall

Oooof 😲

27/04/2021

Iconic Kiwi confectionery 'Pods' to be discontinued

23/04/2021

Six60 Saturdays concert will be broadcast to the Pacific Islands

19/04/2021

Snoop Dogg would be a pastor if he wasn't a rapper

14/04/2021

Usher roasted after he allegedly paid strippers in "Usher bucks" instead of money

13/04/2021

LISTEN: DJ Sir-Vere's DMX Tribute Mix

12/04/2021