Friday December 9, 2016

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Interviews

Dio Ganhdih Claims Space for Queer Indigenous MCs

Finding space in the world to flourish has been always been an ongoing focus for LGBTQ people of colour. Thankfully, we have NYC-based Mohawk/Cherokee MC Dio Ganhdih dominating the hip-hop game and blazing the trail for the Queer Indigenous MCs of the future. Dio talks to RPM about her heritage, inspirations, responsibility, and her new EP, Do It Ourselves. …read more »

Music

PREMIERE: Dive Deep Into the Otherworldly Atmospherics of Ziibiwan’s “Time Limits” EP

In response to the incredible creativity arising from the Indigenous community, we’ve created RPM Records: a new label to spotlight innovative, new, and emerging Indigenous artists and music. We are excited to bring you Ziibiwan’s Time Limits EP as our first official release.
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News

A Tribe Called Red x Tanya Tagaq Drop New Single “SILA” from We Are The Halluci Nation

A Tribe Called Red are on point with the collaborations on their upcoming album We Are The Halluci Nation, dropping September 16. The boys have been releasing singles all summer featuring John Trudell, Yasiin Bey, Narcy and Black Bear, and continue to build hype for the album with their latest track release “SILA”ft. Tanya Tagaq. 
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Interviews

Iskwé Talks Collaboration and Artistic Growth With Her New Album “The Fight Within”

It’s been three years since Trip-Hop/R&B wonder Iskwé released her self-titled debut album, but with time comes the fine-tuning of artistic integrity – now she’s ready to share a stronger sound. Iskwé sat down with RPM to talk about her new fall album The Fight Within, and how collaboration has helped her grow as an artist.
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Music

DOWNLOAD: Boogey the Beat’s Aboriginal Music Week 2016 Mixtape

RPM and Aboriginal Music Week have partnered up once again to celebrate the hottest music in Indian Country now. Check out the latest exclusive RPM mixtape compiled by Boogey the Beat, featuring artists and music as diverse as the many Indigenous nations representing at AMW.
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News

RPM Live: Indigenous Music Series Launches with Mob Bounce and DJ NDN in Toronto

Revolutions Per Minute is proud to announce RPM Live, our new Indigenous music performance series, that will be presented monthly from August to November 2016 in Toronto.  …read more »

Music

Listen to N’we Jinan’s “Skicin Generation Vol. 4,” Music from the Wabanaki Confederacy

David Hodges, hip-hop producer, youth worker, and Director of N’we Jinan, talks to RPM about the growth of the N’we Jinan project and Skicin Generation Vol.4, with music produced from four communities of the Wabanaki Confederacy, dropping August 12.
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Music

Watch “From Another World,” the Final Video of Silver Jackson’s Starry Skies Opened Eyes Trilogy

The final video for Starry Skies Opened Eyes trilogy is a collaboration between Diné filmmaker Dylan McLaughlin and Tlingit Unangax̂ artist Silver Jackson.
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Music

Finish the Summer Off Right with New Wolf Saga

August is now among us, cueing us all to rush through our summertime bucket lists. You don’t have to do it alone. Check out Wolf Saga’s latest 80’s infused synth-pop tracks and mixes will be sure to keep you bumping while you do what you gotta do to make the season right.
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