W e a r i n g U s
(SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE MUSIC ARTISTS, COMEDIANS, AND EXTREME SPORT STARS, THAT LOOK FINE AS SH*T IN OUR APPAREL)
Ladi6 and Parks
Ladi6 is a recording artist of Samoan descent. She has won many awards, including Best Female Solo Artist and Best Urban Hip Hop Album at the New Zealand Music Awards. The current line-up of the wider Ladi6 group is Ladi6, her partner Parks (a.k.a. Brent Park) and Julien Dyne. Ladi6 has been called “New Zealand’s answer to Erykah Badu”.
Raiza Biza is a young rapper based in Hamilton/Auckland. His lyrics are often reflective and introspective and accompanied by soulful jazz-influenced instrumentals. The Raiza Biza story is one of a young immigrant trying to adjust and find his place in a new land.
Third3ye MC and Young Gifted & Broke member Bronson Price, better known as Melodownz. Melodownz narrates raw stories from his neighbourhood, higher consciousness, Lucid dreaming, positive vibes and his never-ending search for the portal to the next dimension.
Emerging from an era in which Fat Freddy’s Drop and Red Hot Chili Peppers are considered heritage artists and humans are no longer boxed by sexuality, one might describe Strangely Arousing as “Trans-Genre!” And comfortably so.
July 28th, 2017 sees the release of Strangely Arousing, an 11 song exploration into the minds, hearts and souls of 5 musical gipsies from Rotorua, New Zealand.
Alae is a fresh, Kiwi duo with a unique sound that needs to be experienced to be understood. Alae is what you get when you mix Alex Farrell-Davey and Allister Meffan; two old high school mates who are talented musicians in their own right, but when they come together, it’s something else entirely.
Alae isn’t the status quo, and they’re not sugar-coated or created in a lab – they got together because, for them, jamming together just feels right. And you’ll feel that in everything you hear.
Fun Facts About Nick Rado
– He was the executive producer for the Heart radio breakfast show in London with Emma Bunton (Baby Spice)
– Nick once farted in front of Mariah Carey.
– Nick set up a swim school with his mate Liam when he was 19 called the ‘Titanic Swim School – It was closed down by the Porirua city council as it was deemed inappropriate.
– Jerry Springer gave Rado the best advice he’s ever had
– Rado’s written over 150 episodes for TV3’s 7 Days.
– Nick dropped out of his degree in Business Computing to pursue a career in Radio. He’s now a full time stand up comedian.
A meteoric act in the NZ comedy scene, the Filipino comic recently won the 2016 Billy T James award. David grew up in Christchurch and after deciding to stand up comedy and performing arts was the career he wanted to pursue, David moved to Auckland in 2014 and has been making big strides since the move including being given the “Comic Originality” award at the 2015 Comedy Guild Awards. His style of comedy can be described as a big ball of manic energy that even his body can’t keep up with.
Good friend Cam Mcdermid represents many brands and organisations with his professional and sometimes dangerous skiing. Not only a skier, but Cam is also experienced in many things including innovated sustainable architecture and amazing photography. Cam showcases his skiing through many windows including a non-profit organisation called ‘all us in Winterland’; a non-profit organisation to showcase hidden local talent through films and overseas trips.