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jahkota

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10 @ BAR ROBO, 692 SOMERSET ST. W. - 20h45

Jah'kota believed art, music, and culture are some o f the highest forms of human intelligence. Hi heritage bridges Jamaica and the Nakota First Nation. Born and raised in Winnipeg his life experience has taught him to use his talent as a way to be the change he wants to see in the world. Not only is Jah'kota a recording artist but he is also an entrepreneur helping other Indigenous youth break into the music industry. His music carries positive messages and romantic vibes that will not only inspire you but will also educate about the history of Indigenous people within Canada. Jah'kota along with four other youth (LB, Northern Knowledge, J Breton, Ty Millz) are on an Indigenize High School tour to help educate students on Indigenous topics with music and culture as their response towards Reconciliation.

During the closing ceremonies of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada his song "Reconciliation" was nominated for rap single of the year at the Urban Television Hip Hop Awards 2015. Jah'kota made history by being the first native artist to drop a verse in the Senate on National Aboriginal Day 2016. His song and campaign "Indigenize" influenced the title Indigenize the Senate Youth forum 2017.

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