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The 4th Annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show will be taking place live from the host City of Vancouver BC, Canada on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Join the International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show movement as we aim to increase the national and international exposure of Indigenous urban arts performers and small businesses through live music engagement and educational conferences. The International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards & Conference is a 3-day celebration of arts and culture. The event in 2024 will be LIVE in person / Date (TBA), In the City of Vancouver, BC, Canada we will also stream the Pow Wow, Conference, Tradeshow & Awards event online.

Through the execution of a music conference followed by an awards show, we will shed light on the movers and shakers who are helping shape our urban economy, by celebrating and acknowledging the dedication, community impact and artistic merit of export-ready Indigenous hip hop artists, singers, visual artists, spoken word poets, producers, deejays & more that all make up the Indigenous urban entertainment culture.

If you need more information or would like to get involved with a booth slot at the Trade-Show & Pow Wow, Red Hollywood Carpet or get a weekend pass for the Awards Show weekend contact

May 28th, 2022

2nd Annual Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Trade Show

Located: Alt Hotel Winnipeg

Address: 310 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB

Trade Show

The trade show will accommodate 30 live in-person exhibitors & 20 Virtual exhibitors, including visual and performance artists, indigenous entrepreneurs, arts and culture organizations, corporate sponsors, and industry partners.  Performance artists who purchase exhibitor booths will have the opportunity to participate in a live in-person showcases or virtual performances.  The trade show will create an opportunity for exhibitors to demonstrate the latest technologies that support the production of Hip-Hop, and engage with industry experts, and generate revenue from the sale of products and services. BOOK A BOOTH TODAY CLICK!

Masters Classes and Cultural Education

A series of classes designed to build the skill level of Indigenous Hip-Hop performers will be delivered and made available to all conference delegates. Interactive workshops on the four elements of Hip-Hop will build confidence and proficiency at all levels of skill mastery. Lectures will prepare delegates to implement marketing and promotional strategies, book gigs, and evaluate performance and recording contracts. The master classes and cultural education will also be available online in our virtual hub for people who want to participate remotely.

Book You Hotel Stay – At Our Host Hotel – The Alt Hotel Winnipeg

Call the Alt Hotel Winnipeg (431)-800-4279 and ask for the 2nd Annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show hotel room rate. You will be able to walk downstair and join the Trade Show and Workshops and just minutes from The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre where the awards are being held. BOOK TODAY (Link website:

The Metropolitan
Entertainment Centre

May 29th, 2022

2nd Annual Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show

Located: The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre

Address: 281 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB

Following a day of learning and networking, day two will celebrate the individual and collective the success and accomplishments of Indigenous Hip Hop artists from around the world. Finalists and winners in 20 categories and will be recognized for their contribution to Indigenous Hip-Hop Culture. Day two will include a red-carpet event, awards show, and after-party.

Red Carpet Fanfare

Nominees, industry leaders, and other VIP’s will walk the red carpet and enjoy Hollywood style VIP treatment. They will pose for photographs and interact with the media while representing their culture and art. We anticipate that individuals who walk the red carpet will wear in traditional regalia or formal evening wear.

2nd Annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show

All the preparations, planning, workshops, and networking have led to this moment.  The anticipation will be electric as everyone in attendance awaits the announcement of the category winners. In total, twenty winners representing twenty separate categories will receive International Indigenous Hip-Hop Awards.  In addition to awards presentations, the audience will enjoy the highest quality entertainment that the Indigenous Hip-Hop community has to offer. GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY CLICK!


International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards After Party

Immediately following the awards show, the Indigenous Hip-Hop community will converge on the dance floor to celebrate the winners, and the collective success of all the artists represented at the 2022 International Indigenous Hip Hop Conference and Awards.