Kōrero: Hip hop

Upper Hutt Posse: 'E tu'

New Zealand’s first hip hop record, 'E tu', was released by Upper Hutt Posse in 1988. The group provoked controversy, delivering a political message without compromise. The band’s 1990 visit to the United States as guests of the Nation of Islam religious movement reinforced its hard-line image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

April K. Henderson, 'Hip hop - Origins and arrival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/43266/upper-hutt-posse-e-tu (accessed 5 July 2022)

He kōrero nā April K. Henderson, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014