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PREMIERE: Frank Waln’s New Single, “Treaties”, is a Call for Justice

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 »

The Jerry Cans Break New Ground with Nunavut’s First Independent Record Label ‘Aakuluk Music’

Iqaluit-based dynamos The Jerry Cans are bringing their alt-country/throat-singing/reggae sound out to the world in their own way, releasing their upcoming record Inuusiq/Life under their own label Aakuluk Music. The Jerry Cans’ Nancy Mike chats with RPM about starting Nunavut’s first independent record label and their exciting new work. …read more »

Mob Bounce Join RPM Records, Release “Vision Quest” Single with Boogey the Beat, and Perform for Gord Downie’s ‘Secret Path’

Northwest coast Indigenous hip-hop duo Mob Bounce are the latest artists to join the RPM Records family. Today they release their new single, “Vision Quest”, with Boogey the Beat, and get ready to take the stage at Gord Downie’s Secret Path afterparty.   …read more »

STREAM: A Tribe Called Red’s New Album, ‘We Are The Halluci Nation’

A Tribe Called Red’s long-awaited third full-length album We Are The Halluci Nation is finally here.
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A Tribe Called Red’s DJ NDN Talks New Album, Collaboration, and Solidarity

It’s been a minute since A Tribe Called Red released their highly-acclaimed sophomore album, Nation II Nation in 2013. It goes without saying the release of their latest album, We Are The Halluci Nation, has been anticipated in a big way. We caught up with ATCR’s DJ NDN (Ian Campeau) to chat about the Halluci Nation, collaboration, and the importance of solidarity.
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RPM Live Indigenous Music Series Returns with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Ziibiwan

After our sold out first show in August, RPM Live returns in September with our second installment in the series, featuring Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Ziibiwan.
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Stuart James Releases New Track “#NoDAPL” in Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation

The time of the seventh generation prophecy has arrived. The time has come for us to stand united with all our relations to defend the land and waters from destruction, and while immediate action takes place in Standing Rock against the Dakota Access Pipeline, artists like Stuart James are doing their part to generate awareness and motivate others to stay strong and protect our Mother Earth. RPM chats with Stuart about his track “#NoDAPL” and how we can support the movement wherever we are.

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