Bedroom Rapper

11jun6:00 pm7:00 pmBedroom RapperWith Rollie Pemberton

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Bedroom Rapper
Rollie Pemberton

Tracing his roots from recording beats in his mom’s attic in Edmonton to performing with some of the most recognizable names in rap and electronic music—De La Soul, Public Enemy, Mos Def, Questlove, Diplo, and more—Polaris Prize winner Rollie Pemberton, a.k.a Cadence Weapon, captures the joy in finding yourself, and how a sense of place and purpose entwines inextricably with a music scene.

From competitive basement family karaoke to touring Europe, from fights with an exploitative label to finding his creative voice, from protesting against gentrification to using his music to centre political change, Rollie charts his own development alongside a shifting musical landscape. As Rollie finds his feet, the bottom falls out of the industry, and he captures the way so many artists were able to make a nimble name for themselves while labels floundered.



11 June 2022 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00)

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