Damage Inc. presents: Unearthed Sound. Featuring some of New Zealand’s most slept on up and coming hip hop prodigies.
Taking the stage at Auckland’s iconic Whammy Backroom on October 11, will be Dharmarat, Somber, September, Dozy Doe, Lil Tree + Ivy Red.
Known as every rappers favourite rapper, Dharmarat has released over 20 projects including the recent cult smash NOW WHAT tape. Growing up in Tuakau, this Kiwi rapper has impressively already released two albums, ‘TIMES’ and ‘HE SAID; STILL RUNNING’.
Featuring on Redbull’s 64 bars, this hip hop prodigies most recent project has garnered over 100k streams on Spotify alone. Having done shows all over New Zealand, not a single Dharmarat song was created in a studio.
Having headlined many local shows, Somber has supported artists such as A$AP Ferg, Camouflage Rose and LUCKI. In the last year and a half, Sombers’ name has been present in your favorite Official Spotify & Apple playlists (New Music Friday, Melowstyles A1 hip-hop RnB an Feels, the A-list etc) with tracks in the NZ/AUS Hot charts and has racked up over 3,000,000 streams online. Other titles such as “Downfall” and “WONDERLAND” have passed 100k streams and his presence in New Zealand’s night scene has been growing with regular shows in Wellington and Auckland with the last show at Valhalla selling out. Sombers’ recent video “Boom” just passed 500k views & his last release with now platinum producer LMC found him on multiple media outlets such as Sniffers, The Spinoff, Nah Zone and playlists throughout the web. With a strong stage presence, Somber is sure to shut down any show and leave the crowd wanting more.
September is a rising producer/DJ from New Zealand who releases music frequently and DJs regularly between Wellington and Auckland. September has opened for artists such as Xavier Wulf, Yung Lynxx, and Lucki. Only a year into the game, September’s production has found its way onto Spotify playlists such as Mellow Styles, A1 Hip Hop and made the NZ/Aus Viral 50 charts. His single Vest ft. Somber and Lil Tree was placed on Perfect Plug and Wicked Sounds, gaining over 250,000 streams on YouTube. Working as a producer, September has produced for artists such as Flyboy Tarantino (Members Only), Young Lyxx and Somber.
Quickly becoming a recognisable name in the hip-hop scene, Dozy Doe has collaborated with the likes of Kamiyada+ and BLVC SVND. With 12 years experience in the Metal and Trap live scene, Dozy Doe is a resident DJ at Sapphire. Being founder of NEW WAVE, Dozy Doe does the live sound, decks and visuals with the likes of Dharmarat and Lil Dust.
Tickets on sale now.
$10 + BF Online. $15 at the Door.
Don’t miss your chance to experience this intimate show, with these fantastic artists, before they become unearthed.