You may've heard the murmurings about this young rapper from New Zealand. He's the whizz kid from Wellington who, in the space of five hard-working years, has gone from secretly recording his 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 Name UL to the top of the NZ Hip Hop charts, with the release taking the number one spot on the iTunes NZ charts after a strong wave of support emerged from the underground.
The lead single 'Nice Guys Finish Thirst' gained the young rapper a lot of attention globally with a music video shot in L.A. assisting a mammoth 1,000,000 streams and counting on Spotify. With his 2018 EP 'DONT4GETME' being featured on MONTREALITY and Beats1 Radio this young Kiwi is already making waves internationally.
Constantly in the studio, 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 a trailblazer in the Hip Hop genre worldwide.