Polaris Prize 2012 Short List: SPIN’s Guide to the 10 Key Acts
After announcing its long list last month, Canada's Polaris Prize jurors have whittled the pool down to ten native acts whose recent albums deserve short-list…
July 17, 2012
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The Alberta rapper evokes the Last Poets' "Mean Machine," mocks weed carriers, struggles to care.
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