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A Tribe Called Red

Based In: Ottawa, ON

DJ’s NDN (Nipissing First Nation), Bear Witness (Cayuga), and 2oolman (Mohawk/Six Nations) are A Tribe Called Red. Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native Producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that’s impacting the global electronic scene and urban club culture. Since 2010 the group – currently made up DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman – has been mixing traditional pow wow vocals and drumming with cutting-edge electronic music. Their self-titled album, released in March 2012, was long-listed for Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize and included in the Washington Post’s top 10 albums of the year. ATCR creates an eclectic sound made up of a wide variety of musical styles ranging from Hip-Hop, Dance Hall, Electronic, and their own mash-up of club and Pow Wow music, known as Pow Wow Step.

DOWNLOAD: The Indigenous Futurisms Mixtape

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Native American Music Awards 2014 Winners

The 15th Annual Native American Music Awards were held November 14th at the Seneca Allegany Events Center. Here is the complete list of this year’s winners. …read more »

Download Boogey the Beat’s Live DJ Set for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Winnipeg-based beatsmith and producer Boogey the Beat drops a new live DJ mix dedicated to helping raise awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. RPM sat down with him to talk about the mix, music and addressing the issue head-on.
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Rebel Music premieres with Native America, a high profile showcase of Indigenous musicians and artists making waves in the music scene and change in their communities. …read more »

MTV World’s Rebel Music Rocks ‘Native America’

MTV World’s music documentary series Rebel Music kicks off its second season with the voices of Turtle Island’s original peoples—the revolutionary sounds of “Native America”.  …read more »

Native American Music Awards 2014: Full List of Nominees

The 15th annual Native American Music Awards are set for November 14, 2014 at the Seneca Allegany Events Center. Check out the full list of nominees and vote for your favourite Indigenous artists. …read more »