The rise, fall and redemption of Hip Hop artist KD Lok in a story of music, mental health and Māoritanga.
The rise, fall and redemption of Matty Paparoa, Hip Hop Artist KD Lok in a story of music, mental health and Māoritanga.
After a troubled early-life of foster homes, gangs and some jail time. Matty found himself on the rise to fame under the rap alias K.D Lok.
We meet Matty living homeless in the bohemian rainforest village of Titirangi, Matty has survived a mental health crisis and found a pathway through it with his art, poetry and rap.
A community of artists, musicians and bohemium creatives rally around Matty to enable his rap music to be illuminated again.
Producers: Vanessa Patea, Ruth Korver
Directors: Tom Reilly, Diego Opotowski
DOP: Diego Opotowski
Production: Silvia Valentina