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.

Kobe Bryant reportedly dies in helicopter crash

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has reportedly died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, according to TMZ Sports.

27/01/2020

WATCH: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson opens up about the passing of his father

22/01/2020

In-N-Out Burger pop-up store opening in Auckland tomorrow for one day only

22/01/2020

WATCH: Man gets snapped cheating on his missus at football match

22/01/2020

Hawkes Bay 'Kiwiana' tattoo goes viral

21/01/2020

Michelle Obama drops her epic workout playlist

20/01/2020

Over 20 new songs from Juice WRLD leaked online

20/01/2020

Taika Waititi reportedly being lined up to direct a new 'Star Wars' Movie

17/01/2020

Rocky Johnson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's father, passes away age 75

16/01/2020

The Notorious B.I.G. to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

16/01/2020

Kendrick Lamar has reportedly finished recording his new album

15/01/2020

McDonald's Japan get clowned for releasing new "Adult Cream Pies"

14/01/2020

WATCH: Will Smith opens up about being 'jealous' of Jada Pinkett and 2Pac's Relationship

14/01/2020

Taika Waititi's 'Jojo Rabbit' has been nominated for an Oscar for 'Best Picture'

14/01/2020

The Rock once 'Piledrived' someone at the gym after they said wrestling was fake

13/01/2020

New 'Kiwi Pizza' labelled the worst pizza of all time

13/01/2020

Parliament reject petition to rename NZ Fisheries Office to 'Paua Rangers'

13/01/2020

WATCH: Hātea Kapa Haka welcome Lewis Capaldi with beautiful Te Reo version of 'Someone You Loved'

10/01/2020

New Mac Miller album 'Circles' to be released later this month

09/01/2020

WATCH: Delayed X-Men movie 'The New Mutants' gets new trailer and release date

After three delays, we'll be seeing it in April!

08/01/2020

WATCH: Lil Uzi Vert releases 'Futsal Shuffle 2020' vid feat. TikTok dances

Get your dancing shoes on guys.

07/01/2020

LISTEN: New Drake x Future song teaser leaked

HUGE things on the way.

07/01/2020

Filming started for new 'The Batman' movie starring Robert Pattinson

Check out the set pics here.

07/01/2020

Australian Bush-fire Crisis: How you can help those in need

Here's how you can help.

06/01/2020

A$AP Rocky addresses alleged sex tape leak

20/12/2019

US House of Representatives vote to impeach Donald Trump

19/12/2019

Tekashi 6ix9ine officially sentenced to 2-years in prison, will be released in 2020

19/12/2019

Kiwi minimum wage to increase in April 2020

18/12/2019

WATCH: Steven Adams hilariously swears on live TV during his post-match interview

17/12/2019

WATCH: Jay-Z snatches phone off man trying to film Beyoncé at a party

17/12/2019

Nick Cannon slammed for "Eminem should have died over Juice WRLD" diss-track lyric

12/12/2019

WATCH: Nick Cannon drops a new Eminem diss-track "The Invitation ft. Suge Knight"

10/12/2019

Taika Waititi's 'Jojo Rabbit' has been nominated for a Golden Globe

10/12/2019

WATCH: Taika Waititi stars in trailer for Ryan Reynolds' crack up new movie "Free Guy"

09/12/2019

Juice WRLD has passed away age 21

09/12/2019

WATCH: Tokoroa man hilariously tells the best pig hunting story you'll ever hear

06/12/2019

WATCH: Paula Bennett shocks Parliament by pulling out 14-gram baggie of 'weed'

05/12/2019

Otago Daily Times cartoonist slammed for publishing cartoon mocking Samoa measles crisis

04/12/2019

Cruise ship guests given 'disrespectful' pōwhiri at Port of Tauranga by non-Māori workers

02/12/2019

Aaliyah's music is finally coming to streaming services in 2020

02/12/2019

11-yo rugby player brought to tears after being told he was "too big to play" by tournament officials

29/11/2019

Conor McGregor to make his official UFC return against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246

29/11/2019

Air NZ hilariously clap back at angry boomer who doesn't like their use of Te Reo

Kudos to Air NZ for their patience and wit in their response.

28/11/2019

WATCH: Angry Australian kid goes on hilarious rant about his beef with Santa

27/11/2019

WATCH: The emotional moment heroic 11-year-old Kiwi boy wins a surprise trip to Australia

27/11/2019

Kiwi kebab shop facing legal action from McDonald's for using a 'similar logo'

26/11/2019

WATCH: Kelston Boys High School get a surprise visit from HP Boyz

26/11/2019

Scribe opens up about jail, rehab, and being six months sober on his journey to recovery

25/11/2019

Chris Brown welcomes his second child

22/11/2019

Sequel to 'Joker' now in the works

21/11/2019