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Shining Soul: Phoenix Hip-Hop with a Purpose

We just got put on to the fresh stylings of Shining Soul, a Phoenix, Arizona-based hip-hop duo, composed of Franco/The Bronze Candidate, who makes beats and instrumentals with a distinct underground and jazzy flavor, and Alex Soto/MC Liaison, who spits politically subversive rhymes. The duo uses their music to inform audiences about border militarization, oppression of Indigenous Peoples, and capitalism. …read more »

The 10 Best Indigenous Musical Moments of 2012

‘Tis the season for looking back on the year that was: reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what music moments stand out in our memories. It’s an interesting time for reflection, with all the hope and passion currently rising among our people, so let’s take a moment to reflect on the incredible Indigenous music that found its way to us in 2012. …read more »

The Round Dance Revolution: Idle No More

Our guest contributor this week is Ojibway/Métis comedian—turned Idle No More organizer and activist—Ryan McMahon. He reflects on what it is about the rising #IdleNoMore movement that has captured our collective imagination, attention and revolutionary spirit. And how it’s taken us from online discussion to a massive mobilization that is literally taking over hundreds of shopping malls, town squares and community centres across Turtle Island—and now the world. …read more »

STREAM: Heebz The Earthchild – “Idle No More”

Leave it our boys Mob Bounce from the West Coast to drop one of the first Indigenous hip-hop tracks to draw directly from the spirit of the emerging #IdleNoMore movement and turn it into music. One half of the duo, Heebz the Earthchild, dropped this new joint on SoundCloud yesterday. …read more »

Idle No More: Thousands of Indigenous Peoples Take to Streets in National Day of Action

In communities across Canada, thousands of Indigenous Peoples braved freezing temperatures to take part in the growing #IdleNoMore campaign—a grassroots Indigenous resurgence movement dedicating to restoring the rights, responsibilities and strength of our peoples and nations. …read more »

After Indigenous Afterdark: RPM’s One Year

Secret headliners, multi-disciplinary traditional contemporary media arts mashups, Native models, directors, producers, actors comedians, and some serious bass music; VIMAF, Skookum Sound System and RPM’s one year celebration boasted all of this and more. Check out the recap. …read more »

Indigenous Afterdark: Around the Sun – RPM.fm/Skookum One Year Celebration

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a year since we launched RPM – and we’ve got nothing but love for everyone who has supported us and helped us grow. Now it’s time to celebrate! …read more »