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.

Taika Waititi and Rita Ora reportedly got secretly married in London

Our invite must've got lost in the mail ay?

1 hour ago

Kanye pissed Kim off by posting a now-deleted headline about ‘Skete Davidson’ dying

Ye also took shots at his old mate Kid Cudi in the post

2 hours ago

Kylie Jenner deletes 'sick' video of Travis Scott 'raging' after first post-Astroworld gig

The vid shows Travis smacking and kicking a door while screaming.

6 hours ago

Kiwi Tiktoker captures her neighbours beautifully singing at a shed party

Te Tai Tokerau bringing the vibes!


Kiwi rapper gets noticed by Jack Harlow's team while busking in Auckland

"We just took a video, we're gonna send this to Jack."


Coca Cola have come out to address the rumours that Lift is being discontinued

Never trust Tiktok. Live laugh lift.


Video of kapa haka group's te reo rendition of an Adele hit goes viral

A performance even the great Adele would be proud of.


First Class Photos: All the photos from Jack Harlow's Auckland show

Check out all the best snaps from Jack Harlow's Auckland show


Will Smith shares emotional video apology to Chris Rock about Oscars slap

Will Smith has issued a grovelling apology to Chris Rock for slapping him at the Oscars.


11-year-old girl gets a rare interview from Kendrick Lamar, and it’s wholesome as

The girl, Jazzy World TV, has interviewed some of the biggest names in rap, and always kills it


Oscar Kightley's latest stage production revisits the Dawn Raids

Legendary Pasifika theatre collective Pacific Underground revisits Dawn Raids 40 years on.


‘Straight Racist’: Gisborne school bans dreads and braids for being ‘unusual’

"So much wrong with this"


Chris Rock says he's 'not a victim' but admits Will Smith's Oscars slap 'hurt'

"I don’t go to the hospital for a papercut.”


Kiwi NRL player Kevin Proctor sacked from Titans for halftime vaping video

Imagine you're losing at halftime and the homie next to you is blowing O's


WATCH: Emotional moment teacher surprises whole class with a pair of fresh Air Forces each

Did someone say teacher of the year?


Steven Adams proves why he’s the GOAT with humble act at Auckland airport

You're the man Steve!


Woman sues man for $10,000 for not showing up to their date

Imagine getting sued for standing someone up.


Kevin Hart gives update on how Will Smith's feeling four months after the Oscars slap

"People are human and as humans sometimes we make mistakes."


NRL star winger Brian To'o realises his dream of buying his parents a house

On and off the field, Brian To’o is a winner


WATCH: Incredible moment Savage performs 'Freaks' to crowd of 70,000 at Tomorrowland

From South Auckland to one of the biggest stages in the world!


'An unfortunate perfect storm': RTDs and chicken nugget shortages hitting NZ

There goes our weekend plans 🤣


Three-year-old with autism raps Tupac’s ‘Dear Mama’ word for word in adorable video

So good from the young fella!


Roger Tuivasa-Sheck named to make his All Blacks debut in the decider against Ireland

RTS continues his quick rise to the pinnacle of Rugby Union.


People are clowning on Kanye West's new Yeezys for looking like sausage rolls

"Need another ten minutes in the oven"


T-Pain claims that 2Pac would have gotten ‘ate the f*ck up lyrically’ if he was alive today

T-Pain woke up and chose violence.


Eminem set to drop a compilation album of all his best hits from ‘05 onwards

The album will contain his best tunes in the seven albums he's released sine 2005.


South Auckland locals rally for a 5yo boy after no one shows up to his birthday party

This is what it's all about. Tu meke team!


Beyonce’s ‘Break My Soul’ puts her in the record books with Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney

Queen B joins music royalty


Rihanna has been officially named as the youngest self-made billionaire in America

That's a heck of a lot of money!


Big Sean and Jhené Aiko revealed they are expecting their first child together

Congrats are in order for the expecting couple!


'I Want It That Way': Drake joins The Backstreet Boys surprising his home town

Drake shared how much the song meant to him as a child.


'Our wahine in black' - K'Lee supports our Black Ferns on their journey to make history

K'Lee gets us pumped up for the upcoming Rugby World Cup!


Chinese Cuisine from Mercury Plaza is officially back up and running in Epsom!

The legendary spot is back in business!


Usher delivers one of the best Tiny Desk Concerts of all time

A true RnB OG showing us how it's done.


Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Offset and more to feature on new Calvin Harris album

Harris just released a song ft. 21 Savage from the album, which is dropping in August


R Kelly sentenced to 30 years jail time on sex abuse charges

His victims called the abuse "deplorable and inexplicable".


Watch: Māori All Blacks pay tribute to late teammate Sean Wainui with spine-tingling haka

Wainui's family were also presented with a gift from the Irish rugby team


2Pac's 'Keep Ya Head Up' trending on TikTok following US Supreme Court overturning abortion rights

Pac's influence continues to be felt over 25 years after his passing.


Jealous WWE wrestlers once put poo in a young Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's lunchbox

"I grabbed the box and was going to close it and I looked in it and there was s**t in it.”


Ye is back: Kanye honours Diddy and throws shade at Kim Kardashian at BET Awards

"He inspired so many of my choices. So many of my life choices. My wife choices."


Astroworld victims are calling out Travis Scotts for his 'excessive' purchase of $5.5m Bugatti

The rapper is still under fire after the 2021 Astroworld tragedy.


'It's all good if you don't get it yet': Drake hits out at haters of new album

"That’s what we do! We wait for you to catch up."


Four high school students wrote a powerful poem to get us hyped for the Women’s RWC

How good is our young Aotearoa talent!!!


'Never talked about this': Benji Marshall breaks down revealing tragic story about his dad

Benji shared the story while on Australia's Celebrity Apprentice


Lion King Reo Māori cast give performance of 'Circle of Life' in Te Reo at premiere

The team absolutely killed it!!


Beyoncé has just released new music and it’s not what we were expecting

It's been a long time coming!


Drake's surprise album 'Honestly, Nevermind' is 'already iconic' according to fans

It's just dropped - check it out here!


'It was shame': Comedian Joey D on going from being homeless to selling out theatres

"I started living out of my car."


Kanye West blasted Adidas for 'blatantly copying' his Yeezy slide in Instagram rant

"These shoes represent the disrespect the people in power have to talent"


These pics of Jay-Z and Blue Ivy are making everyone feel old

How much does she look like Beyoncé though?