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Video Of The Day: Politician Man by Adrian Sutherland

Politician Man is the debut single from Adrian Sutherland as a solo artist. Adrian has been around the scene making music with his group, Midnight Shine, and they’ve released three albums so far.

Adrian comes from Attawapiskat, an isolated Cree community in northern Ontario, Canada. Besides making music Adrian is a “traditional knowledge keeper” of the Mushkegowuk Cree language and tries to be a voice for the indigenous communities around him.

“The relationship between Canada and First Nations has been difficult for a long time, and in many ways it still is. Politician Man is about this relationship, and the need for all of us – politicians, chiefs, Indigenous people, all Canadians – to start listening to each other, and take steps together. Let’s move past the blaming and do something. We all need to do our part. That’s what reconciliation is, and the message behind Politician Man.” – Adrian Sutherland

Give Me Democracy Or Give Me Death: 5 Metal Bands Unite In Support Of Hong Kong Activists

Five heavy music bands will come together for a show on the 24th of November in Hong Kong. Proceeds from the event will go to Spark Alliance, an organisation that fights for the rights of activists who have been jailed or somehow oppressed or harassed.

See also: Taiwanese Rapper Dwagie Supporting Hong Kong Protesters

During the recent protests in Hong Kong the slogan ‘Give me democracy or give me death’ has been seen spray painted on walls around the city.