Rei (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Pākeha) is a multi-talented musician from Wellington, New Zealand. Currently based in Auckland, his music seamlessly bridges multiple genres, in particular Urban and Electronic. With over 6 million Spotify Streams, 4 Waiata Māori Awards and 4 NZ Music Awards nominations, Rei is carving out his space in the NZ music scene.
His 2019 single ‘Good Mood’ hit #1 on the US Viral 50 Chart on Spotify and has racked up almost 4 million streams. Rei has toured extensively around NZ playing to thousands at major festivals One Love, RnV, Soundsplash and Splore. From Opononi in the North to Queenstown in the South, his live shows have been wowing and empowering audiences with Rei’s seamless integration of Dance music, Hip Hop and te reo Māori elements, all combined with the groups Kapa haka-inspired modern dance.