kapuka


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kapuka

(kɑːpuːkə)
n, pl kapuka
(Plants) NZ another name for broadleaf2
[Māori]
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Noun1.kapuka - small New Zealand broadleaf evergreen tree often cultivated in warm regions as an ornamental
genus Griselinia, Griselinia - evergreen shrubs of New Zealand and South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Hip hop in Kenya has been defined by sub-genres Genge, Kapuka, Shrapuka and Genge.
Such genres as Hip hop, have however been notably adapted to the local context and developed into unique flavours such as Genge (1) and Kapuka (2).
Described by Adio as "kitu ambacho ni cha kinyumbani' (something from home), this style brings together modern taarab's poetic sensibilities and vocal performance style (most obvious in Adio's nasal timbre) with aspects of danceclub-oriented Kenyan youth music, including synth-heavy, rift-based accompaniments; rapping (always performed by another artist in Adio's tracks); and a heavy use of the ubiquitous Latin/Congolese kapuka beat (recorded interview, 15 September 2004).