The Settlers, are a thriving hip-hop crew reigning from Lyttleton Harbour in Christchurch.
The Settlers, consist of Anthony Horan and Elias Tyro (lead MC’s), Laura Hunter (lead vocals), and Mike Thorpe (DJ).
The Settlers share experiences relatable to everyday life. Their conscious expression of rap, soulful vocals, & engaging live performances, deliver an uplifting & exciting contribution to the current wave of New Zealand hip-hop.
Off the back of playing Northern Bass on New Years eve in Mangawahi, 2019 is proving to be a busy year with, recent releases including their album ‘Speech’ (March), produced by Tia Drumma, followed by two track project ‘Tic Tac’ (July) produced by Flux.
They continue to have consistent packed out local Christchurch shows & have played alongside Homebrew, Bliss & Eso, Swidt, Raiza Biza, Eno x Dirty, Dharmarat, Thundamentals, Bailey Wiley, & Tiki Tane.