King Kapisi Profile

aka Bran Muffin, Bill Urale
Peter McLennan
20 May 2013

Hip-hop MC King Kapisi (NZ-born Samoan Bill Urale) got his start in his hometown of Wellington, playing drums in bands while at Wellington High School.

His first time rapping onstage was guesting with Wellington group Noise N Effect, who would open up the mic at their gigs for all-comers.

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Clap Ya Hands
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Real Groove May, 2003
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King Kapisi feat. Teremoana - Storm (2016)
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King Kapisi
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Real Groove, October 2004
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Lava, November 1999
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Safari feat. Dr Richard Nunns
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NZ Musician January 2000
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Lollipop
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King Kapisi feat. The Mint Chicks - Superhuman
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Crush feat Rakaa Iriscience
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Gifted and Brown in 1992: MC AT, DJ Raw, Mara Finau, Bran Muffin AKA King Kapisi and Gerard Tahu
Photo credit: Photo by Phil Simpson
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Salvation
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Screems From Da Old Plantation
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King Kapisi feat. Teremoana Rapley - Won't Stop, Can't Stop
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U Can't Resist Us
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King Kapisi and Che Fu, 2001
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Trivia:

Kapisi is the Samoan word for cabbage.

‘Reverse Resistance’ won the APRA Silver Scroll in 1999, making King Kapisi the first hip-hop artist to win this award.

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