Joey Talmage, better known by his moniker Hoody Time, is a rapper and multi-instrumentalist based in Nelson, New Zealand.
Joey got his start in Cincinnati, USA holding DJ residencies at top clubs and providing midwest support on many national tours including support for twenty one pilots, Tory Lanez, Krewella, AWOLNATION, Mike Stud, Aer, Stafford Brothers, and many more.
After a few years of recording and performing in the US, Hoody took his operation to New Zealand in 2017 and has completed 3 nation-wide tours to date including several summer festivals (Bay Dreams, Mudtopia, MarchFest, Nelson City NYE Countdown) and notable performances with DJ Sliink, Savage, Madchild & P-Money.
Each of Hoody’s 2018 releases climbed the NZ iTunes charts (including a #1 debut with “Pucho” and another Top 10 with “Paris”), charting worldwide on Beatport and Clubtone (“Now We Go Deep” reached #1 on both) and holding placement on numerous Spotify playlists (Fresh Electronic, New Music Fridays).
Hoody has pledged "ALL BANGERS, ALL 2019" and he hasn't missed yet. Expect new releases every month this year and expect the incendiary. Tracks to save: BABKA!, Stoop, MJ (stream on Spotify's playlist, The Drip!"
Bringing together old school and new wave hip hop & dance music, and known for his energetic and memorable performances, Hoody has already garnered support from hip hop legends like Talib Kweli and dance music greats such as Robin Schulz, Bingo Players & Dannic as well as support from I See Stars, Jack Novak and others.
Stay tuned for our upcoming tour dates for USA & Oceania. Hoods Up!