Friday December 9, 2016

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RPM Live Blows Up The Burdock Music Hall With Mob Bounce and DJ NDN

Our music series RPM Live launched last week with Mob Bounce and DJ NDN (of A Tribe Called Red) blowing the roof off the Burdock Music Hall in Toronto. Get the low-down on what the night entailed, and get ready for RPM Live : 002!
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Interviews

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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Music

PREMIERE: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Powerful New Single, “Under Your Always Light”

RPM Records is proud to announce our second release, the debut single from acclaimed Anishinaabe musician and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, “Under Your Always Light.”
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Native American Music Awards Announce 2016 Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the 16th annual Native American Music Awards that will be held Saturday, September 17, at the Seneca Allegany Events Centre. General public voting is now open, so check out the full list of nominees below show your favourite Indigenous artists some love!
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Music

LISTEN: Tanya Tagaq Previews Aggressive New Track “Aorta” From Latest Album, ‘Retribution’

The much anticipated follow-up to Tanya Tagaq’s Polaris Prize-winning album Animism is on its way. Listen to “Aorta” from her new album Retribution, out October 21st. …read more »

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A Tribe Called Red Turns Worlds Upside Down in Epic New Video “R.E.D.” ft. Yasiin Bey and Narcy

A Tribe Called Red just dropped their highly-anticipated first official music video for “R.E.D.” featuring Yasiin Bey, Narcy, and Black Bear, from their new album We Are The Halluci Nation, out September 16. 
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Music

WATCH: N’we Jinan x Indian Island Penobscot Nation’s Video “Skicin In You”

N’we Jinan and Seven Eagles Media released their latest music video for “Skicin In You,” another empowering track from their latest album Skicin Generation Vol. 4 that dropped last week.
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#Esganye2k16 Unites The Six Nations Confederacy Through Social Media

The past year’s first big Facebook challenge trend across Indian Country didn’t involve diving undressed into a pile of snow, or being dunked under buckets of ice water, it involved a love of Haudenosaunee culture expressed by our young leaders ready to share with the social media world their beautiful Women’s Dance social songs.
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