We couldn’t wait to welcome back our students as part of our Island Base mentoring programme with MAINZ. They have loved being back at Base HQ co-hosting Native Tongues with DJ Yannika Tavai. ”’𝐌𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐢 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐨 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐭 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐅𝐌 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐧𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐭. 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐛𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 […]
The biggest night for Pasifika music the Pacific Music Awards – NZ took place at the Vodafone Events Centre last night with a live online ceremony. The event delivered a visual and musical spectacle, opening the ceremony with a powerful tribute by Oceans Before Me. The group paid homage to the Polynesian Panthers who celebrated […]
Samoan Hip Hop artist Lisi4300 has just dropped his latest album “𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞” and a music video for “𝐁𝐚𝐛𝐲 𝐰𝐞 𝐎𝐧”. Listen back to the interview from June with Poetik and Bass as Lisi4300 and Lawd Lance.
Due to the current alert level status and Covid situation in Auckland, the Pacific Music Awards will be celebrated in an online awards ceremony on Saturday 11 December, 7pm, screened by Tagata Pasifika on TP+ tpplus.co.nz. This will be pre-recorded in line with Alert Level restrictions and include performances from a number of finalists. The […]
The Pacific Music Awards – NZ were set to be held on Wednesday 1st September. Unfortunately due to the Level 4 status of Auckland, the ceremony will be unable to go ahead as planned. The ceremony will now be postponed and held on Friday 8th October. The format of the event will be dependent on […]
Check out this live performance by one of our Youth Mentees, ‘Cyprus Li’ performed live on ‘For The Ville Radio’ hosted by Poetik. Big thanks to @nzmusiccommission & @creativecommunitiesakl for the support.
Check out the music video from the ‘Beat Squad’ for their track titled ‘Family’. Over five weeks, Joseph, Reggae, Amaira and Destiny poured their hearts and souls into live performing on air, interviewing, learning to DJ, and writing and performing their own original track. Once again in collaboration with Rei and Sassy, came a heartfelt […]
Round 3 for 2021 of the Youth Mentoring Program with Māngere Central School and the hits just keep on coming! Over five weeks, Joseph, Reggae, Amaira and Destiny poured their hearts and souls into live performing on air, interviewing, learning to DJ, and writing and performing their own original track. Once again in collaboration with Rei and […]
Last Thursday the Pacific Music Awards announced the finalists for 2021 at an event at The Alexander Café, Otara, Auckland. This year the Pacific Music Awards have a record 27 finalists across the 13 award categories, with soul sensation Tree leading the nominations. After the release of her self-produced debut album Mrs Tree, she has been nominated for […]
It’s been 2 years since this epic mission of youth workshops, a concert & hit song creation with Australian soul/R&B group DTP over in Samoa. Stay tuned as we have something big in the making!…