We are honored to have MC, DJ & Producer Rex Smallboy as one of the Judges for the International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards May 22-23, 2021!!
Rex Smallboy is a proud, sober, Cree, father, MC, DJ, producer, music mentor and a public speaker. Originally from Maskwacis, Alberta (Hobbema)
Rex is now based out of Vancouver, BC.
Rex’s music is politically and socially conscious rap geared towards making positive change in mainstream society addressing systemic oppression, cultural genocide, residential schools, substance abuse, domestic violence, and suicide.
Rex holds considerable history when it comes to the native rap music scene in Canada as a part of the Cree hip-hop group War Party (era 1995 – 2005) Rex helped make music history when War Party became the first native rap group to have a music video featured on Much Music and Rap City.
In the past Rex has been featured on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, (APTN) the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, (CBC) Much Music Canada, Now Magazine, Alberta Report, See Magazine, Exclaim Magazine, and in the Understandings of Globalization Canadian school textbook.