Kōrero: Tongans

Hip hop band Nesian Mystik

Hip hop band Nesian Mystik

Music is an area where a distinctive Pacific Island identity has emerged. Young Pacific Islanders draw on other influences such as African-American culture, to develop their own style and sound. The lead singer of this Polynesian hip hop band, Nesian Mystik, is Donald McNulty, a New Zealand-born Tongan.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Leanne Tamaki

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Melenaite Taumoefolau, 'Tongans - Pacific Islands identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1266/hip-hop-band-nesian-mystik (accessed 28 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Melenaite Taumoefolau, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015