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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 »

RPM Live Brings Visceral Magic to the Burdock with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson + Ziibiwan

RPM Live 002 was a big, beautiful night for two of our RPM Records artists, with Ziibiwan making his Toronto club debut opening up for Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on the release of her new album f(l)ight.
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N’we Jinan Artists from Oxford House Manitoba Release New Video for “When The Dust Settles”

N’we Jinan’s latest project brings us talent from the Oxford House Bunibonibee Cree Nation in northern Manitoba. RPM got to know one of Bunibonibee’s upcoming talents, Trenton “BoiDee” Robinson, a 19-year old hip hop artist featured in “When The Dust Settles” by the N’we Jinan artists.
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WATCH: Stuart James’ Video for “No DAPL” Comes Straight Out of the Frontlines in Standing Rock

Exclusive from All Hip Hop TV comes Stuart James’ music video for his track “No DAPL.” Shot over a two week visit to the Standing Rock camps, the video is preluded by info to keep you connected with Standing Rock, teachings from our late great uncle John Trudell, and footage of our protectors on the front lines.  …read more »

PREMIERE: Raye Zaragoza’s “In The River: A Protest Song” is a New Video for Standing Rock

New York-based singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza is doing her part to support the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline with her latest video “In The River: A Protest Song.” Watch it here first.
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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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