King Kapisi

Highlights of Splore Festival 2021. Another phenomenal year at Tapapakanga Regional Park with an all kiwi line-up and a main stage acts that featured promenitely female and gender mixed artists. We also spoke to first timer Mo Muse from BLK CITY and veteran King Kapisi about theor splore experience. Thanks you Splore for having us […]

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 8th July 2020 Guest reviewer: Disciple Pati Featured release: King Kapisi – Savage Thoughts Released: 2000 Featured track #1: Reverse Resistance Featured track #2: Screems from da Old Plantation Featured track #3: Fix Amnesia King Kapisi, is […]

A song from Kiwi- Sāmoan artists Tha Movement & Anonymouz has a starring role in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, the first stand-alone film in the global smash-hit ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise that has amassed almost $5 billion worldwide to date. Featured on the film’s official soundtrack which was released on Friday 26 […]

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is from NZ rapper Imagine This. Experience the 360° small planet video that is ‘Like A Game’, filmed using cutting edge technology, which also features the vocal talents of Samoan Superhero King Kapisi and is produced by New Zealand Royalty Kings.   Find out more about Imagine This: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD| YOUTUBE Local […]

  TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2016 Guest reviewer: King Kapisi  Featured release: HOLLIE SMITH & MARA TK ‘Band Of Brothers Vol 1” Link:… Featured track #1: AUTUMN RAIN Featured track #2: LIVES FOR LIVING Featured track #3: THE SPIRIT RACING THE […]

We don’t understand how this track has slipped under the radar on soundcloud, but it’s one of the catchiest tunes from King Kapisi and partner Teremoana Rapley in a long time. The message is brilliantly executed, the vocal melodies stick in your head and Iron Will‘s beat harks back to a great era of boom bap hiphop. […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES is a video by NZ Hip Hop Legend KING KAPISI titled ‘Storm’ produced by Iron Will and featuring vocals by the soulful Teremoana Rapley. Directed and Edited by Kapisi himself the video also features camera work by Gilbert Rae and BaseFM’s  DJ Grant ‘Grantis’ Apiata. Filmed in Aucklands Victoria Park Markets the video also […]

Featured image on front page from artist Annie Bengard @annieblondiebengard Welcome to our weekly feature where we round up our favourite articles/videos/music from around the internet this week and let you know our picks for things happening in the city this weekend: Pacific Heights are releasing a new album ‘In The Stillness’ tomorrow. The spooky video […]

‘Best For You’ from Resin One & Orphan is a throwback to hip hop’s classic era: hard hitting boom bap beats topped with a straight forward lyrical delivery. Based in Auckland, the duo of Resin One and Orphan have spent hours in the studio nurturing the 5 tracks that appear on the debut EP. Available as a limited […]

Old school and new school collide on this funky Soul/electro song. Featuring the stella vocals of Basement Jaxx vocalist Sharlene Hector and with a special version featuring a rap from New Zealand Hip Hop legend King Kapisi. Produced by Jason Eli, ‘DLNTY (Don’t Let Nobody Tell You)’ echo’s classic music from artists like Cameo, Prince & Chaka Khan. […]

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