PNC (rapper)

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PNC
Birth name Sam Hansen
Origin New Zealand
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments Singing
Years active 2003–present
Labels Dirty Records
Associated acts P-Money, Scribe, David Dallas, Frontline, Chong Nee, Pieter T
Website http://www.pncmusic.co.nz

Sam Hansen better known by his stage name PNC is a New Zealand Hip hop rapper.

The name PNC is an acronym for Palmerston North City He went to Awatapu College. PNC first gained underground notoriety performing alongside Breaking Wreckwordz. His unofficial single "Day in the Life" stayed at number one on the Bfm charts for three weeks.[citation needed] He followed that with appearances on P-Money's "321 Remix", "Get Back" and the NZ chart topping[1] "Stop The Music" single from the Magic City album in 2004.

PNC later signed to P-Money's Dirty Records and released his début album Rookie Card in 2006. The first two singles, "Bomb!" and "Just Roll", were relatively successful songs in New Zealand. He followed with hit singles[2] P-N-Whoa! and "Who Betta Than This" (which samples the song "3,2,1 Remix"). The album Rookie Card went on to win the best Urban/Hip-Hop album at the 2007 Vodafone Music Awards in New Zealand.[3]

PNC's second album Bazooka Kid was released on June 2, 2009.[4]

PNC's third album Man On Wire was released on April 18, 2011.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Ohhhh.....On The PNC Tip (2005)

Singles[edit]

Title Performers Album Producers Year
Day In A Life (Underground Single) PNC Breakin Wreckwordz 2003
Just Roll PNC Rookie Card P-Money, Official 2006
Who Betta Than This? PNC Rookie Card 41 2006
P-N-Whoa! PNC Rookie Card 41 2006
Saturday Getaway PNC, AWA (of Nesian Mystik) Rookie Card Fire & Ice 2007
Moonlight PNC, Zeisha Fremaux Bazooka Kid Official 2008
Find Me PNC, Chong Nee Bazooka Kid Chris Laupama,Mr.Vee 2008
Take Me Home PNC, Mz J Bazooka Kid 41 2008
Tonight PNC Bazooka Kid 41 2009
1/2 Kast PNC Bazooka Kid David Atai 2009
Let Your Lover Know PNC, The Checks Man On Wire Forty One 2011
Murderer PNC Man On Wire Fire & Ice 2011
That Kinda Guy PNC Man On Wire Forty One 2011

Featured Singles[edit]

Title Performers Album Producers Year
Beat Kamp Muzik BeatKamp, PNC ATP,Mr.Vee 2010
RSVP Nesian Mystik, PNC, Nick Tanuvasa Elevator Musiq 2009
Whoa Fuck You (Remix) Perceive, Flowz, PNC Second Chance Perceive 2009
City On Fire State of Mind, PNC Faster Than Light State of Mind 2009
Secret Game Zeisha Fremaux, PNC The Soundroom 2009
Rap Game (Remix) BeatKamp, MZRE, Savage, PNC, Xy, OP ATP 2008
Think Twice Aotearoa All Stars Aotearoa All Stars Single P-Money, Evan Short 2008
321 (Remix)/Get Back P-Money, PNC, David Dallas Magic City P-Money 2004

Other Guest Appearances[edit]

Title Performers Album Album Artist Year
Jeckyl & Hyde PNC, Saia Breakin' Wreckwordz: Stil Fuckin' Music Various 2003
Get Back PNC Feat. David Dallas Magic City P-Money 2004
Move Make Way Tyree Feat. Savage & PNC Sione's Wedding (soundtrack) Various 2005
Don't Change Tyna, JB, PNC Unbreakable Tyna & JB 2005
She Cries Chong Nee, PNC Just Getting By On Love Chong Nee 2006
It's Ova PNC & P-Money Unreleased Joints & Remixes P-Money 2007
Put Your Hands Up Scribe, PNC Rhymebook Scribe 2007
We're Back God Louie Knuxx, PNC Wasted Youth Louie Knuxx 2007
Cap Low Perceive, PNC Second Chance Perceive 2007
Turn It On (Remix) Justice & Kaos, Weapon X, Mareko, GMC, Just Enuf, iLLmacuLate, PNC Turn It On EP Justice & Kaos 2007
Everything (Rap Remix) P-Money, PNC, David Dallas, Vince Harder Everything Single P-Money 2008
In The Mood David Dallas, PNC Something Awesome Fire & Ice 2009

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