JB the First Lady

Based In: Vancouver, BC

JB is a triple threat as an Emcee, director of performance & an actor. She hails from the Nuxalk and Cayuga Nations.

Artist: JB The First Lady

Manito Ahbee Festival 2011: Aboriginal Music Week Schedule and Lineup

It’s here again – Aboriginal Music Week! Indigenous artists, music fans and industry are flocking to Winnipeg, Manitoba, this week for one of the largest Indigenous music festivals on Turtle Island. …read more »

APCMA 2011 Nominees – Aboriginal Female Entertainer of the Year

This week we take a look at the 2011 Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards nominees for Aboriginal Female Entertainer of the Year with an RPM YouTube playlist.
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2011 APCMA Nominees Announced

After the first round of voting, the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards have announced the official nominees today.
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JB the First Lady Comes Full Circle

Nuxalk/Six Nations artist Jerilyn Webster, aka JB the First Lady, is “the cutest hip-hop emcee ever”. She’s also a co-founder of the First Ladies Crew – a group of 11 women all doing hip-hop – and the executive director of KAYA – Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association. RPM talked with JB about the labeling of Indigenous music, rapping for elders and the gig that set her on her musical path. …read more »

RPM YouTube Playlist: West Coast – Volume 1

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 »