New Zealand Artist: Mareko
As one of the most influential rap artists in New Zealand history, Mareko with his South Auckland based crew Deceptikonz, has contributed to the shaping of an entire generation of New Zealand hip hop music.
Mareko is accepted as the major innovator of the Battle MC scene as it is known in New Zealand today.
Mareko first debuted in the Official New Zealand Top 40 Albums on 3 August 2003 with the album White Sunday. There are five entries by Mareko in the charts.
Chart placings by Mareko: