Upper Hutt Posse

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: 27th July 2020 Guest reviewer: Flowz from FOOTSOULJAHS Featured release: Upper Hutt Posse ‘Against the Flow’ Released: 1989 Featured track #1: Basketball Featured track #2: Against The Flow Featured track #3: Dedicated Upper Hutt Posse (UHP) are a […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES takes it way back to 1988 with a slice of NZ Hip Hop history. Upper Hutt Posse’s  ‘E Tu’ pays homage to the rebel Māori warrior chiefs of Aotearoa’s colonial history, Hone Heke, Te Kooti, and Te Rauparaha. ‘E Tu’ was the first ever rap release in New Zealand blending African American culture with a uniquely Maori […]

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