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Cormega Announces 'The Realness' Anniversary Tour

Cormega Announces 'The Realness' Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 11th May, 2016 9:25AM

NYC rapper Cormega is heading to New Zealand for three shows to celebrate the 15th anniversary of his critically acclaimed debut album The Realness. The Queensbridge native first rose to fame in the mid-90s as an original member of The Firm crew, along with Nas, AZ and Foxy Brown and since then has tucked five full-length studio albums under his belt. Here are the details for his shows on these shores...

Update 13/06: The dates for all shows have changed, new dates noted below.


Sunday 12th June, Darkroom, Monday 27th June, Venue TBA, Christchurch 
Wednesday 15th June, Thursday 30th June, Meow, Wellington 
Thursday 16th June, Wednesday 29th June, Neck Of The Woods, Auckland 

Stream The Realness in full below...


CORMEGA (USA) - “The Realness” 15th Anniversary World Tour 2016

Cormega aka Mega hails from Queensbridge New York & is on his way to Australia & New Zealand to celebrate the anniversary of his debut release & 15 years of highly regarded hip hop releases.

Cormega is an emcee that has been highly regarded for powerful lyricism & ability to give descriptive accounts of inner city life, derived from his own experiences& struggles in the NYC streets during the 80s & 90s.

With a solid collection of albums and collaborations since his first full album was released in 2001 he has made a serious name for himself across New York & globally. MEGA has gained a lot of respect worldwide for his skillful lyricism & music, with the knowledge and understanding of both the street life and the struggles of young people hustling on the streets of New York and relating to audiences in every city.

• The Realness hit the Number 1 on the Billboard Charts [Urban Artist: Hip Hop / RnB + Best Independent Album]. It stayed #1 for multiple consecutive weeks and totaled 24 weeks in top placement by category!

• Following The Realness, The True Meaning was the first independent album to ever win a Source Award for Independent Album of the Year.

• Cormega then went on to record “The Testament” which featured in Ego Trips Book of Rap, and was listed as one of the best albums in history not released.

• Mega was received The “Impact Artist” Award, in the Underground Artist Awards 2004 for his contribution and impact to hip hop scene and genre.

”The Realness” 15th Anniversary‬‬!

This World Tour kicked in April 2016 with the first two performances in USA. Both shows in Cambridge Massachusetts and Brooklyn New York SOLD OUT!

Next up CORMEGA is heading ‪Down Under‬‬‬ to OZ & NEW ZEALAND, hitting Australia in late May for his 1st EVER OZ SHOW on 27th May in Melbourne.

• MELBOURNE: 27 May – Eureka Hotel
• ADELAIDE: 29 May – HQ Complex
• SYDNEY: 2 June – The Bald Faced Stag
• BRISBANE: 5 June – New Globe Theatre
• PERTH: 24 June – Astor Theatre
** Plus side shows & VIP parties in Melbourne, Sydney & Regional Areas (to be announced)

• CHRISTCHURCH: 12 June - Darkroom
• WELLINGTON: 15 June - Meow
• AUCKLAND: 16 June – Neck of the Woods


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Cormega (NYC) The Realness 15th Anniversary Hip Hop Tour
Wed 29th Jun 8:00pm
Neck of the Woods, Auckland