Music Month flashback: Brother by Smashproof

It’s NZ Music Month and the Herald has partnered with NZ On Screen to bring you a music video of a classic New Zealand song every day of the month. Today’s flashback features guest vocals from Gin Wigmore.
Smashproof, South Auckland hip-hop group.
Smashproof, South Auckland hip-hop group.

Today's Music Month Flashback is Brother by Smashproof.

The hit song is about Smashproof's South Auckland neighbourhood and how these hip-hop stars want it to change - crime and violence are not the only options.

It's an urgent message, delivered via a simple but powerful drive-by music video concept from director Chris Graham.

The clip made it into mainstream news media for a scene bluntly inspired by a high profile incident where a businessman stabbed a young tagger.

Husky-voiced singer-songwriter Gin Wigmore is the featured singer for the chorus.

- NZ Herald

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