Talking Points: UNITY PACIFIC ‘Blackbirder Dread’ with ISRAEL STARR
The latest Talking Points feature finds Dylan C getting schooled by local reggae artist Israel Starr. Check the stream and info below.
TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C
Thanks to NZ On Air Music
Date: April 2017
Guest reviewer: Israel Starr
Featured release: UNITY PACIFIC ‘Blackbirder Dread’
Released: February 2016
Featured track #1: BLACKBIRDER DREAD
Featured track #2: PRAISING RASTAFARI
Featured track #3: GIVE THE PEOPLE
Israel Starr credits his talent to his upbringing in the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Son of Aotearoa Legend ‘The Mighty Asterix’, Israel Starr was surrounded by all things reggae and base culture, and has become an important part of Aotearoa’s ever-growing Reggae, Dub, EDM and Hip-Hop scenes.
Unity Pacific is an Auckland-based group led by Niuean New Zealander Tigilau Ness, the father of Che Fu. “Blackbirder Dread” is the 3rd studio album by Unity Pacific and won Best Aotearoa Roots Album at the 2016 Vodafone NZ Music Awards.