The Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards is the peak of Aboriginal Music Week each year in Winnipeg. Televised on APTN, Artists receive one of the greatest awards possible – the vote of listeners across the world. Applications are currently being accepted for this year’s awards. …read more »
RPM met with Murray Porter before his recent Vancouver gig at The Sutton Hotel and talked about songs as teachers, BB King under the covers and the origin of the Blues. …read more »
Anishinaabe rapper Tall Paul came across the RPM Radar last week via a Colorlines post on Midwest Rappers Showing Love for Their Indigenous Ojibwe Language. …read more »
Sioux producer and artist Chief Stockton is in the thick of his culture and community – from his first hip hop group GPD, to the duo that launched his career Black N Mild, these days he runs oursecretsociety and dopenativeboy. He’s studied criminal law and Native history and after taking a break from music, has recently returned to writing, recording and releasing his own tracks. We’re glad for it. …read more »
To accompany our West Coast Volume #001 Podcast, we have compiled a playlist with some additional West Coast based Indigenous artists on our RPM YouTube channel. …read more »
The Ottawa-based Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red has been creating an eclectic sound incorporating a wide variety of musical styles ranging from hip-hop, dancehall, electronica and dubstep, to their own mash-ups of club and Pow Wow music since 2008. …read more »
Iqaluit-born hip hop artist M.O. teams up with North Vancouver’s Geothermal MC to release “String Games”.
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From Pow Wow to Pop the diversity of Indigenous culture filled National Aboriginal Day 2011 celebrations with seemingly more music, film, dance, parades and feasts than ever. …read more »
In our debut episode of the RPM podcast, we shine a light on Indigenous musicians from the Coast and Straight Salish territories where RPM is based.
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