With electronic beats, organic percussion, live guitars and deep harmonies, Huia’s set is a richly layered big bass sound with conscious lyrics in both te reo Māori and touches of english. Huia Hamon is an award winning Māori singer-songwriter / producer based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa NZ.
Producing both solo and collaboratively, her music flows from ambient liquid DnB with Baitercell, through to reggaeton, Huia has a vibrant and friendly stage presence.
In this episode of Cultural Icons, Huia talks about her artistic heritage, latest musical achievements and the future of Māori music, art and culture on the local and global stage.
Producer / Director: Ed Waaka
Production Company: E NOHO