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The Alanui Mele podcast explores the rich tapestry of Hawaiʻi’s Hip-Hop culture. Through candid interviews, each episode delves into Hawaiʻi’s unique connection to the genre.

Air Date: Sat, Feb 17, 2024 12:00 AM
One of Hawai’i’s most distinct radio voices recounts his contributions to Hawai‘i Hip-Hop through DJ’ing, club promotions and DJ schools.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 3, 2024 5:00 AM
Considered the glue of Hawaiʻi Hip-Hop, Jamal Mamalias, a.k.a. Jam Watts, paved the way for Hawaiʻi Hip-Hoppers since the 1980ʻs.
Air Date: Fri, Jan 19, 2024 5:00 AM
James Mora, also known as DJ Jimmy Taco, has been a mainstay in Hawaiʻi Hip-Hop for over three decades. From his humble beginnings as a kid growing up in Kaʻu, Hawaiʻi to jamming on the radio waves and speakers in the clubs, Taco sits down with us to recall the times that helped shape his Hip-Hop journey.