Hailing from South Central, Onehunga, R.E.S (Red Eye Society) are the three man crew consisting of J-One, Venomous & Tech Swift.
It’s no secret that R.E.S are at the forefront of the local underground hip hop movement with their vibrantly aggresive lyrical skill, captivating production & their current underground hit 'Bad Muthafuckas' featured on the platinum selling 'Major Flavours 5' by DJ Sir-Vere.
“We’re not new to the music game, we’ve been quietly making noise for the past few years waiting for the right time to let the fans hear our truth” states J-One
R.E.S have built a strong following from appearances on DJ Sir-vere’s 'Major
Flavours series 1, 4 & 5' as well as guest appearances on the Deceptikonz debut #2 album and have been regulars on the bFM live to air’s over the last two years.Their debut radio single 'Triumph' in 2003 was a local favourite on B-net which left the fans wanting more & eagerly anticipating their debut.
The debut album 'Red Eye Society' is a certified street classic in the making, with vivid stories from the groups home town Onehunga as the backdrop, R.E.S have created a true to life musical piece of work.
“We’ve been through a lot in our lives, when we recorded this album we decided we wanted to give the listener the real thing.... nothing watered down.” states Tech Swift.
The entire project was produced by up & coming Dawn Raid producer Nate D and is an endless source of hard hitting beats & rhymes. 'Bad Muthafuckas' is an example of the groups hard lyrical edge and is a testament to their sound, however easily adaptable the group show their commercial prowess with the tracks 'Bad Day' & 'J.O' which add diversity to their unique sound.
”We’re really pleased with the outcome, it’s been a long journey and now the sky’s the limit for R.E.S as a group” states Venomous
Accept no substitute R.E.S are the genuine article.
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