Boogey the Beat

Boogey The Beat (Les Boulanger) is an Anishinaabe DJ and hip-hop producer who was born and raised in Wonderful Winnipeg, Manitoba. He started making beats in high school and quickly evolved into one of the best beatsmiths in the city.

Boogey The Beat has worked with Young Kidd, Winnipeg’s Most, Fresh IE, Joey Stylez, Burnt Project 1, Wab Kinew, Leonard Sumner (fka Lorenzo), Juice McCain (Blackwall Street), The Outlawz, along with other established artists in the city of Wonderful Winnipeg

Along with Winnipeg rapper, Young Kidd, their YouTube channel has received more than 1 million views and their latest collaborative effort, “10 X 10”, was nominated for Best Hip Hop CD at the 2010 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards. Their lead single titled “Hometown” was also nominated for Single of The Year.

RPM’s Best Indigenous Music of 2014

The Indigenous Music Renaissance is here to stay and Native artists are leading the way. Here are our picks for the best Indigenous music of 2014. …read more »

DOWNLOAD: The Indigenous Futurisms Mixtape

Welcome to the sounds of the Indigenous future: a hyperpresent now, melding the worlds within and beyond what we can hear, see and imagine. In collaboration with Kimiwan Zine’s new issue, we are proud to bring you the Indigenous Futurisms mixtape.
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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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