Opening with Niuean drums before a raw, menacing beat hits, 'Keke Boy' is a fusion of Dupé's Niuean culture and Central Auckland slang.
“It’s just how we speak, it’s a reflection of the culture clash we deal with every day,” says Diggy Dupé in his interview with Sniffers.
“One of the aims is to use island words as often as possible until it becomes the norm. We’ve got to set the standard and it provides a sense of pride and belonging when other Pacific Islanders hear their native tongue on a song other than an old hymn.”
Check out his latest track Keke Boy above and read the full article on Sniffers here