Tag: hip hop
The conscious, Indigenous, rock-infused, hip-hop music of Aztlan Underground is still bringing musical medicine to audiences after more than two decades.
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Algonquin French rap and Innu Montagnais singing reggae…IN CUBA?! …read more »
Brad Crowfoot over at Nutly.net has compiled his annual all-Native hip-hop show for CFWE Radio in Edmonton. …read more »
Inuk hip hop artist M.O.’s new album String Games – a collaboration with Geothermal MC – continues to explore the contemporary urban Inuit life that filled his first CD. He raps about issues that are close to him – identity, northern politics and, in this track featuring Kinnie Starr, suicide. …read more »
Here’s a look at some up & coming young Indigenous musicians on the RPM Radar.
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One of the hottest and hardest working bands on the scene right now, Winnipeg’s Most, released their second album “GoodFellaz” on Tuesday.
Charlie Fettah leaked the fantastic cover art on Twitter, cementing the album’s namesake as an homage to the classic Scorsese film. …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 »