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Beatmakers and groove shakers battle it out in #TheSoundProject

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Organised by the Projekt Team, New Zealand’s leading Hip Hop and Street Dance Freestyle and Battle collective, #TheSoundProjekt competition gives Māori and Pasifika performers a platform to participate in the arts. Held in celebration of Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa, the month-long hybrid battle competition combines dance and beat-making into the first ever competition of it’s kind in Aotearoa.

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