The Rap
Listen to Kamasi Washington on jazz, life and politics & exploring a Māori cyberpunk city in Umurangi Generation49:3927 May 2020

Legendary jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington jumps on the line to chat with Areej about writing and composing the soundtrack for the recently released documentary about Michelle Obama, Becoming. Kamasi digs deep, chatting about what jazz really means to him, the COVID-19 pandemic and his creativity in isolation.

Plus Tali Faulkner, aka Veselekov, of Māori game studio, Origame Digital talks about their latest independent video game, Umurangi Generation. A first-person photography game set in a futuristic and cyberpunk Tauranga, Aotearoa where you play as a courier for the Tauranga Express.

More info:

Becoming - Michelle Obama (Book)

Watch 'Becoming' on Netflix

Becoming (Music from the Netflix Original Documentary) | Spotify

Visit the Umurangi Generation Official Website

Follow Umurangi Generation on Twitter

Veselekov's YouTube Channel

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