Scalper AKA Nadeem Shafi has been a stalwart of the international trip hop & breakbeat scenes for over 2 decades, starting as MC Nad in the UK hip hop group Made In Britain (M.I.B.). Namnita chats with him about living in Aotearoa, how to grieve healthily, growing up with racism & his song “Dust”.

Podcast produced by Eastern Sound Collective in conjunction with Radio Active.FM
Executive Producer: Nadia Freeman
Technical Producer: Karnan Saba
Presenter and Artist Liaison: Namnita Kumar
Made with support from NZ On Air Music

Tracks used throughout:

Scalper – Dust
Scalper – Emptiness (Instrumental)
Scalper – Three Cups (Instrumental)
Scalper – Within These Walls (Instrumental)