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64 Questions: Nokz

Red Bull have just launched their fifth season of 64 Bars. Brisbane-spitter Nokz is up first, we catch up and hit him some serious questions to accompany his serious bars.

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With Red Bull Australia connecting with some of the most promising spitters in the country on their infamous 64 Bars freestyle series, we’re diving deep and getting to know the rappers behind the bars even better — Myspace quiz style! First up in this new series is Brisbane-based MC Nokz, who’s quick wit and hard lyrics made him the perfect first-signee to Lisi’s Castille Records. 

After his killer freestyle video, we’re going to find out what Nokz likes/dislikes, who he keeps around him and what he gets up to in his downtime as well as the age-old questions: Mullets or Rats Tails?

    1. Last thing you drank? Midori Splice
    2. Last person you spoke to on the phone? My manager Lancelot 
    3. Last song you listened to? Maz – ‘No Peace’
    4. Do you have any pets? Just my little girl Cleo, she’s a dog
    5. What time did you wake up today? 6am
    6. Aside from your artist name, did you have any other nicknames growing up? Just Nokz
    7. Who is your celebrity crush? Close tie between Jessica Alba and Lauren London
    8. What sports did you play as a kid? Any and every sport
    9. Do you type fast? Yes
    10. What are your plans for this weekend? Back to the studio. Keep working
    11. What are you craving right now? Another Midori Splice 
    12. Did you have a dream last night? I don’t dream very much where I remember the dream.
    13. All-time favourite Video Game/Series? NBA2K — best in Castille.
    14. Do you watch the news? No
    15. What makes you happy? My family and friends’ happiness 
    16. Who was the last person you had a deep conversation with? My Uso Kenjah. Keep pushing brother! 
    17. Have you ever broken a bone? Just my collar bone 
    18. Do you ever go down a Youtube rabbit hole? Antarctica secrets and serial killer interrogation videos on YouTube at 2am are the go-to lol. Sometimes some old WWF clips.
    19. Do you remember the first concert you went to? MGK at the Tivoli 
    20. Did you ever have your wisdom teeth taken out? Not yet. 
    21. Have you ever met someone famous and felt star struck? Kerser was the first famous rapper I met. Very star struck.
    22. What’s the best thing you have ever found on the ground? Packet of smokes untouched lol
    23. Sci-Fi or Fantasy? Neither
    24. What’s your favourite scent? Onions being cooked 
    25. Do you hoard stuff or get rid of it? Get rid of it 
    26. What is your most prized possession? My family. Material – probably my car.
    27. How many countries have you been to and which ones? America, Samoa, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand 
    28. Where would you like to travel that you haven’t been? Amsterdam, apparently nice weather there.
    29. What was your favourite TV show when you were a kid? Dragon Ball Z
    30. What is your favourite spot to eat at and what’s your go-to order? McSpicy, extra mayo, cheese and bacon shut the gates! 
    31. Do you eat breakfast every morning? No
    32. What are your favourite sneakers of all time? Airforce 1
    33. How many pairs of shoes do you currently own? 8
    34. What is one food that you used to hate but now you love? Salmon 
    35. Do you have any weird phobias? No
    36. What gets you mad? Liars
    37. What’s your weirdest habit? Always touching my nose when I get nervous 
    38. Favourite rapper in Australia right now? Amu Tha Mc 
    39. Favourite producer you’ve worked with? Jonak Dimes 
    40. Three international artists on your rotation lately? Central Cee, Adele, Josh Auina
    41. Top 5 favourite rappers of all time? When I think of top 5 I think who I actually like, not their influence on the game so J Cole, 2pac, Drake, Stormzy and Meek Mill.
    42. Favourite producer of all time? Wreckah 
    43. What’s one artist you listen to that people wouldn’t expect? JB Bieber fever lessgo!
    44. If they made a movie about your life, who would you want to direct it? Kevin Feige ‘cause it’s a war.
    45. And who would play you? The Rock
    46. What’s one of your favourite lyrics you’ve written? “I went from a lot of days where it was rainy, now it’s love me or hate me Uso, you still gotta pay me” 
    47. What about from someone else? Name a bar that you’ll never forget. “Gotta step up my game, gotta stay true in pain, gotta stay humble when I’m in the jungle cause everywhere I go I know that’s my last name” – Snoopy
    48. What is one fashion trend you can’t stand? None
    49. What’s your favourite animal? Tiger
    50. What is one account everyone should follow on social media? @mvpnightclubbrisbane best spot in Brissy
    51. What’s a TV show you’ve binged in the last year or two? I just watched For Life and I love it
    52. What’s your favourite snack? Purple Doritos 
    53. Favourite Pixar movie? Monsters inc 
    54. Who is the GOAT superhero? Superman is the goat 
    55. Favourite album cover? J Cole’s Forest Hill Drive 
    56. Do you like rollercoasters? Yes
    57. Favourite professional athlete? Steph Curry 
    58. Favourite childhood memory? All the ones with my brothers 
    59. Mullets or Rats Tails? Neither
    60. One thing you can’t live without? My family 
    61. Summer or Winter? Winter 
    62. Drake or Kanye? Drake
    63. Drill or Trap? Drill
    64. Lyrics or Flow? Lyrics

Follow Nokz here for more and check out his 64 Bars freestyle above.
Photography: James Adams

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