Hau Latukefu is one of the pioneers of Australian hip hop. One half of the iconic rap group Koolism, he went on to have tremendous success as a solo artist as well as becoming the longest-serving host of triple j’s hip hop show – a role he’s still in today. Now working with emerging artists through his imprint of Sony Music, Forever Ever Records, Hau has remained a central part of Australia’s music scene for the best part of two decades.
Friday 23 June, 2PM
2023 marks Hip-Hop’s 50th anniversary of international recognition. Join these artists for a deeply compelling conversation about the ties between music, culture and literature.
Wednesday 21 June, 6pm
Learn about the multiple perspectives, considerations and voices that went into the telling of Sasha’s matriarchal family stories and about the rigorous, collaborative editing and publishing process.
Monday 19 June, 6:30pm
Discover new works and celebrate fresh writing talent in a special Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of the Wheeler Centre’s much-loved Next Big Thing readings series.
Tuesday 20 June, 7:45pm
Spoken word artists, storytellers, musicians, comedians and first-time performers gather at Bunjil Place every month to perform new work in a relaxed, welcoming performance space.