Wednesday October 26, 2016

Indigenous Music Culture.



Based In: Saskatoon, SK, CA

As a well-known and dedicated hip hop emcee, Eekwol astounds her listeners with honest, direct and revolutionary words that come from places both original and unknown, and always groundbreaking. As a member of Muskoday First Nation, she holds a lifelong background of Plains Cree Indigenous music and culture, and invites the audience into a space of experimental hip hop unique to her land and place while respecting the origins of hip hop. For albums, Eekwol has previously released Niso, The List, Apprentice to the Mystery, and Soundsick?! with countless features and collaborations on other albums, with other artists . She is currently promoting her newest album, Good Kill released in fall 2015.

Artist: Eekwol

DOWNLOAD: Boogey the Beat’s Aboriginal Music Week 2016 Mixtape

RPM and Aboriginal Music Week have partnered up once again to celebrate the hottest music in Indian Country now. Check out the latest exclusive RPM mixtape compiled by Boogey the Beat, featuring artists and music as diverse as the many Indigenous nations representing at AMW.
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Aboriginal Music Week 2016 Announces Full Festival Lineup and Performance Schedule

Aboriginal Music Manitoba have announced the full lineup and performance schedule for Aboriginal Music Week 2016. The eighth edition of the festival runs August 9-13 and includes performances by 27 Indigenous acts from across Turtle Island, South America, and Australia.
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Saskatoon MC T-Rhyme Talks Indigenous Arts and New EP “Diary of a Mad Red Woman”

Earlier this month, Saskatoon’s Tara T-Rhyme Campbell released her new EP, Diary of a Mad Red Woman, just ahead her first performance at the Indigenous Arts Festival in Toronto. We caught up with Tara to talk about her “5 track compilation of short stories in poetry form, backed up by dope beats.”
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RPM YouTube Playlist – Native Hip-Hop

As always, accompanying our RPM Podcast #007 is a YouTube playlist from our channel. This week we bring to you some Indigenous hip-hop music videos. Boom.
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Top 10 Indigenous Music Events August 19-21

It’s another full weekend of music on Turtle Island this weekend! Here’s RPM’s Top 10 picks. …read more »