The Aotearoa hip hop scene explodes, Sani Sagala aka Dei Hamo gets his start at a Manukau rap battle alongside Slave & Otis. Double J & Twice the T tour NZ schools and inspire a 9 year old Scribe. New Zealand record companies try to get in on the action and the Gluepot incident happens, a punch up involving Upper Hutt Posse, Aotearoa Hip Hop’s first major controversy.
Aotearoa Hip Hop: The Music, The People, The History is a rova original podcast.
Hosted by Phillip Bell aka DJ Sir-Vere
Written by Martyn Pepperell
Audio Production by Grant Brodie
Opening intro by Mareko
Produced by Asher Bastion
Executive Producer Richard Culph
With help from
& Nick Brown
Special thanks to all guests, interviews and any one who has help fact check, or fill us in on the extensive history & legacies contained in this podcast, you can find out more on our page on Mai FM.co.nz or read our articles on Audio Culture
This podcast was made with the support of New Zealand On Air