Last year, Ojibwe hip-hop artist Young Jibwe attended the Mayday: No One is Illegal gathering in Toronto – an annual march and protest that takes place around the world in pursuit of equality and justice for immigrants and refugees. There, Young Jibwe was inspired to make an impromptu speech from the stage. A year later, he is sharing more of that story and inspiration. …read more »
Young Jibwe aka Cameron Jude Monkman is an Ojibwe hip-hop artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba. After the death of a friend, Cameron decided to develop a positive music style that would encourage youth to follow their dreams. Today, Cameron resides in Toronto where he spreads positive empowerment to youth through his music. Cameron hopes that the stories of his street life, losses, and near death experiences will help give youth good examples of leaving the negative life and taking steps into a positive direction.
Blues, hip-hop, powwow, elctronic, indie, folk, performance art – we’ve got it all in this week’s picks of Indigenous live music. …read more »
The Northern Navajo Fair hits its 100th year, A Tribe Called Two Toes tour makes its final stop, Aboriginal Music Week gives us a preview of this year’s lineup and more in RPM’s Indigenous live music picks for the weekend. …read more »
It’s another full weekend of music on Turtle Island this weekend! Here’s RPM’s Top 10 picks. …read more »
Young Jibwe (former Unkle Fester) is an Ojibwe artist whose beats you hear in the RPM trailer and podcast. We like him. We also sent him an RPM Q&A and got some insightful information back from him. Crystal Gale and Wyclef Jean may never be mentioned in the same article again. …read more »