Local Knowledge

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Hip Hop & Rap

Local Knowledge are Abie & Warrick "Wok" Wright and Joel Wenitong-Rios and was formed in 2001.

They disbanded in 2006. After the breakup Joel, his sister Naomi from Shakaya and DJ Jay Tee formed The Last Kinection while Abie and Wok have formed Street Warriors.

We want to teach the youth that there are choices in life and they do have a voice. — Local Knowledge


Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Hip Hop Show

Local Knowledge - Hip Hop Show
  1. Murri Flow

Local Knowledge's track "Murri Flow" is on CD 2 of this sampler (track 20).

Blackfellas (7")

21 November 2005
  1. Represent
  2. Blackfellas
  3. Murri Flow
  4. Rise Up
  5. Rumble
  6. Blackfellas (Remix)

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Local Knowledge, <>, retrieved 15 August 2020

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