Songbroker Welcomes Riqi Harawira
Songbroker is delighted to welcome Riqi Harawira to the Songbroker enclave.
An APRA award winning member and world music artist, Riqi Harawira creates a style of music he calls Maori fusion - an indigenous infused blend of Spirit Rock, Reggae, Alt Folk from the South Pacific.
A prolific songwriter, his songs are globally conscious, thought provoking and highly danceable - his shows, dynamic and uplifting with a unifying intention.
Riqi performs solo with loop-station or with his band, creating a modern sound that blends traditional and contemporary indigenous Maori music with Spirit Rock, alt folk and reggae.
As a guitarist first and foremost, Riqi's music is influenced by guitar legends Santana, Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, Prince and Peter Frampton to name a few.
In 2016 Riqi released his new album, Sound of the Long White Cloud - a 10-track collection containing 7 waiata tracks blended with modern acoustic earthy folk, reggae and funk influences.
To listen to Riqi head to the Songbroker Search Engine.