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Author Archives: Tomachi

Drummer, composer, producer, coder.

Only You – Music Video

a MUSIC VIDEO for your viewing pleasure: ONLY YOU by DAM NATIVE February 2011 New Zealand hip hop pioneer Dam Native is launching a dramatic music video for the hard-hitting single, Only You, from the groundbreaking second album – Aotearoa … Nobody Does It Better. The highly crafted killer tune is a collaborative effort between […]

Kotahitanga Unity Festival – Paeroa

New Album Release Date Set

The much-anticipated second Dam Native Album is ready to launch and should not be missed. Hip-Hop pioneers responsible for an “Urban Musical Cultural Revolution” DAM NATIVE Daniel Haimona better known as Hypethenative was born in Wellington and is of Te Arawa, Tainui and Ngati Kahunungu descent. Hypethenative is the Poetic Mike Master of his Pioneering […]

Dam Native @ Juice Bar November 13

Auckland gig announced: Dam Native and Hangman with support from Infinite Rensta down at Juice Bar Saturday November 13. So get down there.

Dam Native @ Juice Bar Friday 14 May

Gig announced! At late notice, Dam Native FULL LIVE BAND have been recruited into playing a free entry gig in Parnell this next Friday 14 May at Juice Bar! There will be a bunch of other bands playing there too so get on down and hangout at this cool bar. Roots west are a reggae […]

K.D.R.U. Tracklisting

CD Album Track Listing for “Kaupapa Driven Rhymes Uplifted” released in 1996: 1. 4 Realms Intro 2. Behold My Kool Style 3. Extremeties 4. No Formal Training 5. Battle Styles 6. Think About It Interlude 7. Travelling 8. Rise And Shine Interlude 9. The Horrified One Feat. Teremoana Rapley 10. Revolution 11. 4 Realms Of […]

Matakana Island “Natural Breeze” Festival

When: Sat 16 Jan, 10:00am–8:45pm Where: Natural Breeze Festival, Matakana Island, Tauranga Katchafire, Herbs Unplugged, P-Money/Pnc/David Dallas/Dam Native, 1814, Oceania Storm, Maisey Rika, Ria Hall, Kindred Spirit, Left Hand Break, Tait Kora Band, Regan Perry, She’s Just Greedy, Katikati College Acts, Tauranga Boys & Girls Kapa Haka Group, Local Musicians: – Ripeka Murray, Jenna Palmer, […]

Dam Native @ Rakinos Sat 7 November

High in Minds Eye Productions Present… DAM NATIVE live band plus DJ CXL and theonelike Furious at Rakinos – Sat 7 November Doors at 10pm $5 before 11pm then $10 after Band should be on around midnight! Facebook Event PDF High Res A4 Poster Dam Native live band make a rare appearance after a delay […]

New Dam Native website goes live!

In the last week I put up the new look native site. Plenty of work to be done, so just a quick post. No gigs coming up, but we have made a video for Whakarongo Mai Nae and its looking pretty sweet, and plans to shoot Only You on location in Tauranga.