Style: Hip Hop
Real Name: Karoline ‘Ladi’ Tamati
From: Christchurch/Auckland, Aotearoa
Record Label: Question Music, Eskapaden Europe
- A sultry voice with razor sharp wit and a stage show to match, Ladi6 is New Zealand’s leading hip-hop soul artist who is fast emerging as an international star.
- Highly decorated at home and abroad, Ladi6’s career is embossed with industry awards, considered critical acclaim, countless support slots alongside a who’s who of respected local and international music icons.
- Having developed her lyrically introspective smoky soul sound over years of consistent touring and considered features alongside an Antipodean elite including the likes of 50HZ, Shapeshifter, Fat Freddies Drop, Scribe amongst others, while Time Is Not Much represented a lucid summary of her career to date, her second album The Liberation Of… is a game changer. Recorded over two months in Berlin with production duties shared between her producer and Parks and German beat auteur Sepalot, The Liberation Of… represents a logical continuation of the Ladi6 sound – deeper, denser and immaculately considered in sound and message.
- Ladi6 and Parks are currently working on the new Ladi6 album to be released in 2013.