From the Red Summer album, Warpath is a song dedicated to all native soldiers and warriors who are mostly forgotten and the need to come together as men to protect our woman and children. The track was produced by 2oolman from A Tribe Called Red and the video was directed by Stuey Kubrick.
Footage of protests from Standing Rock, to Ferguson, and outside America's borders pepper the post-apocalyptic vision of A Tribe Called Red's music video for "The Virus". Rapper and spoken word poet Saul Williams is inducted in the Halluci Nation, a group of black and Indigenous freedom fighters. This group chooses to battle foot soldiers of the future with dances, ceremonies, and of course, powwow step. That's a Tribe Called Red's blend of harsh dubstep beats and Native ceremonial songs, provided here by the Chippewa travelers.
Songwriters/Composers: Dan General, Conan Yellowbird (DMG Arizona) "Indomitable ft. Northern Cree Singers" by DJ Shub features a sample from Northern Cree's "Young and Free" song, which was composed by Conan Yellowbird for the drum's Ewipihcihk album released by Canyon Records. "Young and Free" is published by DMG Arizona (ASCAP).
Lazarus along with MC. Valiente & Shalon J. combine their talents and gifts by spreading a positive message to others through this fun, dance, upbeat song called Around The World. Lazarus works as an independent artist through Celestrial Recordings and collaborates with other musicians to bring a positive message throughout the community and bring a word of encouragement to the youth.
A song about the indigenous issues in the year of 2016. It talks of Standing Rock, the Missing and murdered, residential schooling, and the effects on an aboriginal struggle. Stun speaks of motivational lyrics with strength and pride. The sound for the people, the music for the rise.
DEF-I deeply navigates corporate greed and their dangerous practices of fracking, chem trails and continuing dishonoring government treaties. His rhyme scheme melodically teaches his listener of the exponential threat of climate change from a perspective of a Native, greatly rooted to the land.
A live performance by the Native American flute group Injunuity. Recorded and Filmed at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC. "Unconquered" is is a fast paced journey driven by deep drum base and led on a wild ride by an active and explorative flute. The song is featured on their album Fight for Survival under Canyon Records.
A live performance by the Native American flute group Injunuity. Recorded and Filmed at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC. The song "Mystery" is featured on their album Spirits and features beautiful acoustic guitar strums with a flute melody true to Injunuity’s signature style.
The Streets Keep Talking uses lyrical rhyme schemes to help audiences visualize and experience the strength, life and real experiences associated with those subjected to life on the streets. This track urges listeners to keep singing through their trials and gritty situations dealt with when emerged in the street life and helps listeners to appropriately put their problems in perspective through observation and compassion.
A Tribe Called Red's blend of electronic music contains a deep sense of heritage and cultural identity. Coupled with lyricists, Yesiin Bey aka Mos Def and Narcy, R.E.D. creates a true message of unity and solidarity between indigenous cultures around the globe. Beautifully shot in Cape Town South Africa, colorfully portraying Cape Town's streets, deserts and fields.