‘Tis the season for looking back on the year, reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what moments stand out in our memories. Here at RPM, we’ve been thinking about our favourite moments in Indigenous music culture and this week we bring you our Top 16 Indigenous Music Videos of 2011. …read more »
Yelawolf is a Cherokee rapper from Alabama. His music is a new strain of soul food, the traditional Southern cuisine that fortified the Dungeon Family, 8ball & MJG, and UGK, but infused by Yela’s unique experiences as a cross-country vagabond with no place to call home. Trunk Muzik dropped on January 1st, 2010, and within a matter of weeks, he was the toast of every blog. The New York Times raved about a live performance, describing him as “fully ascendant” and “striking and assured.” The LA Times declared he was “as safe a bet for stardom as anyone out right now — the rare rapper capable of earning respect from both Kid Rock and Kid Cudi fans.” After signing with Eminem’s Shady Records label, he teamed up with videogame giant Ubisoft to create his video No Hands.
Another weekend is here, and what a great time to get out and enjoy some live music. From across Turtle Island, here are RPM’s must-see picks. …read more »
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes is holding a remix contest where your track could be remixed with a feature verse by Cherokee rap artist Yelawolf.
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Alabama born Cherokee rapper Yelawolf releases a new video to the world entitled No Hands. …read more »