Sicangu Lakota hip-hop artist Frank Waln returns with a bold and timely new political single, “Treaties”, sampling Indigenous elders and the iconic words of singer Leonard Cohen. …read more »
A rising force in Native American Hip Hop along with his group Nake Nula Waun, Frank Waln has reached levels most said he would never reach, and he’s still climbing. Frank Waln is a Gates Millenium Scholar who studied two years of pre-med at Creighton University in Omaha, NE before giving it all up to pursue his dream fully and put everything into music. Frank has been playing piano since the third grade, and been making beats and producing music for a number of years.
Frank Waln collaborates with his boys Gunner Jules and Rollie Raps to bring us a new slow jam track straight from Rosebud Rez with “Good Way.”
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RPM is proud to bring you an exclusive premiere of The Last Stand Mixtape, Vol. 1—a groundbreaking new compilation of Indigenous music, hip-hop, and spoken word.
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Indigenous artists continued their takeover of popular culture in 2014. Here are the best Indigenous music videos of the year. …read more »
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 »
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 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 »
Sicangu Lakota rising hip-hop artist Frank Waln talks story with Originals First about art, education, museums and contesting the “symbolic annihilation” of Indigenous People. …read more »
2013 was a very good year for Indigenous music. Here are our favourite reasons why it’s an incredible time to tune in. We’re still here—and we’re still making amazing music. …read more »
Once again we bring you our round up of the latest and greatest new albums to come out in Indian Country. Get cozy this autumn with some new music! …read more »