P-Money

aka Peter Wadams


“Watching groups like Public Enemy and Run DMC, I didn’t really see how I could do the vocals. I was like, ‘How do you rap?’ I just thought, if I could be involved, I’d rather be the cool guy at the back playing the records. He’s not up front, but he’s very important to the group.”

Peter Wadams, aka P-Money, is recalling the inspiration that has seen him play “the cool guy at the back” across the many phases of his career. It’s seen him establish his name as a battle DJ, produce records for Scribe, Che Fu, David Dallas and Aaradhna, and build Dirty Records from the ground up with Kog Transmissions, to its amalgamation with Dawn Raid Entertainment under the Frequency Media Group banner.

Dance With You feat. PNC, Vince Harder, Meryl Cassie & Mz J
Everything feat. Vince Harder
Reminisce ft. Blaison Maven
Chris Chetland and P-Money, 2008.
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
Angels
At Kog Central, 2002. L to R: 4 Corners' Hepaklypz, P-Money, Scribe, then Koma and Omega B from 4 Corners
Photo credit: Brett 'Omega B' Wagner Collection
In the studio, 2008 with Dawn Raid's Andy Murnane, Phil Bell (then Back2 Basics editor), Savage, Chris Chetland and P-Money.
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
P-Money
P-Money - Celebration Flow ft. Aaradhna, Talib Kweli
Falling Down feat. Milan Borich
P-Money - ITF 99 World Finals (Elimination Set)
P-Money in studio with M.O.P.
Peter Wadams AKA P-Money
Stop The Music
NZ Musician Feb/March 2001
Say Yeah feat. David Dallas & Aaradhna
Poi E - 4 Corners, P-Money & Patea Maori Club (APRA Silver Scrolls)
P-Money at 95bFM
Photo credit: Brett 'Omega B' Wagner Collection
P-Money in his studio
1997 New Zealand ITF Finals - P-Money - Elimination Round
Auckland Hip-Hop Summit, Auckland Town Hall, 2002 - P-Money, DJ Shan, Ladi-6, Scribe, Callum August, Koma
Photo credit: Brett 'Omega B' Wagner Collection
Anika Moa and P-Money photographed for the cover of Rip It Up.
P-Money, Chris Chetland and Dawn Raid's Andy Murnane, 2008. 
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
P-Money feat. Scribe and Four Corners - Synchronise Thoughts
Everything, 2010
P Money (New Zealand) V iLL Taktikz (Belgium) - DMC Battle For World Supremacy - Round 1
Gratitude -2013
DMC World DJ Final 2001
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