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.

'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot is reportedly in the making

This is the news we needed!

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Tiger King's Carol Baskin slams Cardi B's new music video for use of big cats

Carol Baskin still out here making headlines in 2020.

11/08/2020

WATCH: Auckland Grammar and King's College perform powerful Haka before rugby match

How good is this!

10/08/2020

WATCH: Saweetie gives us an exclusive 'Show and Tell' of her bouquets

06/08/2020

Instagram launches 'Reels' in New Zealand

It's like Tik Tok... but via Instagram.

06/08/2020

WATCH: Māori teen shocks Chinese store owners by speaking perfect Mandarin

03/08/2020

WATCH: Snoop Dogg reveals why Eminem isn't in his Top 10 rappers of all time

31/07/2020

Backyard Beats Live - Gino October

31/07/2020

Parris Goebel receives Emmy nomination for work on Rihanna's 2019 Savage x Fenty fashion show

29/07/2020

81-year-old Tauranga man appears in court after Police find up to $260K worth of cannabis in his home

28/07/2020

WATCH: Niko Walters sits down with brother Matiu to talk about their favourite jams growing up

28/07/2020

US burger chain Five Guys to open up stores in Aotearoa!

Finally!

28/07/2020

Māori woman denied property by landlord who said he didn't want 'her sort' in his house

24/07/2020

Mike Tyson confirms his boxing comeback fight this September against Roy Jones Jr

Iron Mike is back!

24/07/2020

Listen to J. Cole's new songs 'The Climb Back' and 'Lion King on Ice'

23/07/2020

WATCH: Snoop Dogg vs DMX battle it out in the latest 'Verzuz' series episode

23/07/2020

August Alsina teams up with Rick Ross for new track "Entanglements"

21/07/2020

Carole Baskin covers 50 Cent 'In Da Club'

20/07/2020

Ziggy Marley live stream concert to celebrate his father Bob Marley's 75th birthday

The musical talent has passed down from father to son, Ziggy crushes his dad's iconic tunes!

20/07/2020

WATCH: Pink Sweat$ gives us an exclusive into his house and drops new EP 'The Prelude'

17/07/2020

A new 3 on 3 basketball comp is starting up in NZ

"It is a fast-paced and high energy game, one that requires a huge tactical awareness but also one that rewards strong one-on-one play."

17/07/2020

Bluebird announces four new chip flavours including 'Pāua Fritters'

Yeah or nah?

16/07/2020

WATCH: The trailer for NZ gang movie 'Savage' just dropped

16/07/2020

Barbie have created a Dame Valerie Adams doll to honour her successes

Such an inspiration!

16/07/2020

New South Auckland based Pacific Islands Super Rugby team gaining support

15/07/2020

Hangi Pies! Where you can buy them 🤤

Where do you get yours from? 🤤

14/07/2020

Will Smith says "f*ck you" to 50 Cent in Instagram DMs about Jada Pinkett Smith’s fling with August Alsina

13/07/2020

Parris Goebel officially honoured with New Zealand Order of Merit award for services to dance

10/07/2020

New DNA study reveals Polynesians and Native Americans met before Europeans arrived in South America

10/07/2020

WATCH: Police officers perform moving haka for Constable Matthew Hunt during memorial ceremony

09/07/2020

LISTEN: Juice WRLD's Posthumous single ‘Life’s A Mess’ released

09/07/2020

WATCH: Mahalia gives us an exclusive 'Show and Tell' of her two most prized possessions

08/07/2020

Test out your knowledge on the 'Mai Old School Hip Hop Quiz!'

08/07/2020

Drake says his upcoming album is 80% done after new songs leaked

The rapper hinted at the progress of his new album while sharing in-studio photos.

08/07/2020

WATCH: Fame makes an appearance in HP BOYZ' new music video for "6 To The World."

07/07/2020

New social media site "Whakaaro Fridays" aims to educate young Māori on politics and importance of voting

07/07/2020

WATCH: Ngāruawāhia man hilariously attempts to flee Police in golf cart

06/07/2020

Steven Adams reveals he's been working on a farm in Rotorua waiting for NBA season to resume

03/07/2020

Kendrick Lamar smashes record for best hip-hop album

Kendrick Lamar has just made music charts history.

01/07/2020

Dr. Dre's wife Nicole Young files for divorce after 24 years of marriage

30/06/2020

WATCH: Jordan & Lance battle Israel Adesanya & Kai Kara France in new "Don't Make It AUX" episode

29/06/2020

Eminem publicly apologies to Diddy after 'unnecessary distraction'

Eminem has apologised for being "heated in the moment" after slamming Diddy's media company REVOLT.

26/06/2020

100 strong perform Haka at Mt Smart in support for Warriors players

With the team stranded in Aussie and forced to play the NRL season away from home, 100 strong converged to perform a mass haka to support the boys!

26/06/2020

Temuera Morrison working for his cousin's concreting company while waiting to return to the US

24/06/2020

WATCH: Hilarious new Kiwi comedy 'Sis' drops brand new trailer

24/06/2020

WATCH: Alicia Keys kills her Tiny Desk Concert performance

23/06/2020

The Te Reo version of Moana to be released on Disney+

19/06/2020

Hamilton businessman threatens to cut hours of Māori employees to protest removal of statue

15/06/2020

Jawsh 685 officially releases Jason Derulo collab 'Savage Love'

11/06/2020

AUT now offering 'cannabis 101' paper exploring cultivation and history

10/06/2020