"Growing up on the reservation, you listen to music you can relate to." For rapper Q052, who grew up on the Mi'kmaq reservation of Gesgapegiag, that music was always hip hop. In the latest DD Spotlight, hetalks about "truth music," shares his powerful song 'Slip Away' and offers some advice to the next generation of Indigenous musicians.

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"I think these are important times, and they're powerful times, and I feel hopeful for the future." In the latest DD Spotlight, Treaty 6 hip-hop artist/entrepreneur Dakota Bear talks about building community, the message behind his music and more.

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Thanks to platforms like Revolutions Per Minute, the future of Indigenous music culture has never been brighter. In addition to their solid online presence and growing record label, they host RPM Live, a curated concert series that creates spaces for emerging Indigenous voices to be heard. In the latest DD Spotlight, we catch up with RPM co-founder Jarrett Martineau and some of the performers.

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In the latest DD Spotlight, members of Rudegang Entertainment talk about their multimedia company and share some advice on breaking into the music industry.

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From Juno Award winners like Buffy Sainte-Marie and William Prince to up-and-comers like Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Ta'kaiya Blaney, Vancouver's inaugural SKOOKUM Festival featured a TON of Indigenous talent. Here's a highlight reel of the wet but wondrous weekend.

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Three years ago, Cree singer-songwriter Niska Napoleon quit her job, sold all of her belongings, bought a van and set out on a cross-country tour to find her sound and make a name for herself. Mission accomplished. In the latest episode of DD Spotlight, Niska talks about honouring her roots, connecting with her audience and more.

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Thanks to a stellar lineup and the most magnificent setting imaginable, Haida Gwaii's 2018 Edge of the World Music Festival was a huge highlight of our summer. See what some the performers and organizers had to say about celebrating culture, coming together as a community and more.

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Over the past few months alone, they've been named Group of the Year at the Edmonton Music Awards and played gigs like Interstellar Rodeo, Winnipeg Folk Festival and The Great Escape in Brighton, UK. In the latest DD Spotlight, meet experimental indie rock trio nêhiyawak.

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Attawapiskat's Adrian Sutherland may best be known as the front man of Midnight Shine, but that doesn't mean he can't fly solo. Here he is with a heartfelt performance of 'Words I Could've Said.'

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A snapshot of the 2018 Winnipeg Folk Festival featuring A Tribe Called Red, Archie Roach, Leonard Sumner and more.

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