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Music

King Kapisi

Hip-Hop/Rap

Auckland NEW ZEALAND

45063

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Salvation

One of the illest emcee producers hailing from the South Pacific with the ability to vibe audiences into his world of music. He brings to the stage an eclectic mix of rock, reggae, roots, drum n' bass, hip-hop, jazz, dubstep, dancehall, funk and r'nb. Kapisi usually performs with his six piece band however he plans to convert audiences with his live n direct deejay sound system. Bring your sneakers! He released his debut single Sub-Cranium in 1998 with it hitting the New Zealand charts at No.8 in its first week. Since then he has released three award winning albums and fifteen music videos. He has also played alongside acts such as Black Eye Peas, Janet Jackson, Moby, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Talib Kweli, Metallica, Micheal Franti and Spearhead, Afrika Bambaata, Cold Crush Brothers, A.G, Lord Finesse, Dilated Peoples, Roots Manuva, Coolio, The Fugees, Luciano, Jean Grae, Bunny Rugs and more. He is currently working on his fourth album Hip-Hop Lives Here featuring an array of artists including Rakaa Iriscience (Dilated Peoples), Monsta Ganjah, Che Fu, Bunny Rugs (Third World), Tha Feelstyle, Uptown Swuite, Luciano (Jamaican Reggae Star), Thaitanium, The Mint Chicks and more. Due for release May 2011.

Music Video

Time

Friday March 18

8:00PM

Venue

tenOak

21+

409 Colorado St

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