Making Music, Activating Change

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Rollie Pemberton a.k.a Cadence Weapon won the 2021 Polaris Music Prize for his album, "Parallel World." This was the Toronto-based rapper, producer, writer, and poet's third nomination for the prize and first win. He's known for his socially conscious lyrics and concise writing. The former poet laureate for Edmonton talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his career and what this prize means to him.
The Music is the Message
Oct 01, 2021
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