February's free gig at Parrotdog Bar.
With special guest Rhys Rich.
After a two year stint in London, and following the release of his latest work 'Tape 1', Name UL has moved back to his homeland - and is having his first show back on the shores, at Parrotdog Bar in Lyall Bay, Wellington.
You may've heard the murmurings about this young rapper. The whizz kid from Wellington who, in the space of five hard-working years, has gone from secretly recording rhymes in his bedroom to sharing stages with some of the biggest names in the game including Chance The Rapper, Mac Miller, Action Bronson, Jurassic 5, Vince Staples, Earl Sweatshirt and many more.
He is Name UL, And, as New Zealand's discerning hip-hop community will tell you, he's one of our brightest emerging stars. His Debut Album 'Choice(s)' in 2016 sent Nome UL to the top of the NZ Hip Hop charts with the album Debuting at no.1 on the ltunes Charts New Zealand after a strong wove of support emerged from the underground.
The lead single from Choice(s); "Nice Guys Finish Thirst" gained the young rapper alot of attention globally with a music video shot in LA assisting a mammoth 1,000,000 streams and counting on Spotify. With his 2018 EP 'Dont4GetMe' being featured on Montreality, Beatsl Radio and many more the young Kiwi is already making waves internationally.
Constantly working in the studio and perfecting his unique sound, Name UL promises more music than ever this year. Keep an eye on the young talent as he continues to be trailblazer in the Hip Hop genre worldwide.
Presented by: Parrotdog