Kōrero: Popular music

King Kapisi

Polynesian New Zealanders have made an important contribution to rap music in New Zealand. King Kapisi (Bill Urale) was born in New Zealand of Samoan parents, and his heritage infuses his music. The video for 'Screems from da old plantation' (2000), shown above, was filmed in Samoa. 

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Warner Music New Zealand

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Bourke, 'Popular music - Māori and Pacific music, 1980s and 1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/42662/king-kapisi (accessed 6 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Chris Bourke, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014