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Performing with family - Dio, Mercedes, and Cody  

It gets no better then being able to share the stage with family. Specially when there is so much talent. This Sat Nov 18 2017 Me, Dio, and Cedes will all be in Ottawa together for the first time since Standing Rock Oceti Camp. Dio was the first family I met when I got to camp and I hadn't seen her since we were younger but once I had seen her I felt right at home. She said "What ever you need I got you". Thats fam. Then that same day I found Mercedes at medics taking care of her chemical pneumonia from the water hose attack. We all did a lot for that camp and are proud of it. Each of us continuing the fight in every way we know. This time around we get to share our craft. Performing from the heart and sharing our stories with the people. Can't forget about my brotha Cody Coyote, we go way back as well. Me and Cody have done tons of shows together and were at each others first shows in Ottawa. Since then I have travelled far and wide sharing my story and watched Cody do the same. He has accomplished so much. check out his bio and link below along with each of ours. We speak to the people. Always an honour to be with my cousins and one of my best friends. 

All Ages // 6pm Doors // Show 7pm // All Ages // $10 PWYC 
Advance Tickets: 

Location: Triple 7 (75 Rue Saint Rédempteur, Gatineau, QC J8X 2H4) 

Dio Ganhdih - (Oakland, CA) 
Dio Ganhdih is a queer indigenous rapper with a heart beat based in Brooklyn, an imagination spun in upstate New York, and a nervous system best suited for the Bay Area. From deep within Mother Nature's beauterus, Dio Ganhdih, otherwise known as Heavily Falling Snow, delivers subhersive and unapologetically raw rhymes. Dio utilizes poetry and lyricism to push cultural resiliency while resisting settler-colonialism and distorting imperialist visions of her native homeland. 

Jayohcee - (Akwesasne, NY)  
Performer, songwriter, producer, engineer, and promoter - Jayohcee is a jack of all trades. He is a First Nations Mohawk Warrior who is also a hip-hop artist from the Akwesasne Mohawk Reserve which is straddled in between what is now the US and Canadian border. Naturally driven and motivated, Jayohcee killed his “For The Love of Music Tour” Summer 2016 and did 'Wake Up the World Tour' early 2017 with his brothers and is ready for another one. Every journey begins with one step....having spent many years perfecting his craft as well as his performance and presentation, this talented individual is well on his way to making a footprint in the history of hip-hop along with shaking the entertainment industry in whole. 

Cody Coyote 
Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, he is of Ojibwe/Irish descent with ancestry from Matachewan First Nation. With his fusion of strong, profound lyricism accompanied by corresponding influential sounds, this Hip-Hop/Electronic recording artist and songwriter grasps his listeners attention in various ways and delivers a mesmerizing performance. Actively engaged in the industry for over 4 years, Cody Coyote’s journey includes being up for nominations in the “Best Rap/Hip-Hop CD” and the “Single Of The Year” categories at the 2015 Indigenous Music Awards. 

His career has brought him to platforms such as the Juno showcase held at the Ottawa Music Summit on March 30th, 2017 and he will be performing at the National Arts Centre on January 25th, 2018. Cody Coyote’s recent album release entitled “Mamawi” means “All Together” in Anishinaabemowin. “Mamawi” reflects in a manner to initiate positive change through reconciliation between Canada and Indigenous people, togetherness, love and unity. 

“A lot can happen in four years - just ask Ottawa hip-hop artist Cody Purcell” – Digital Drum/APTN 

“Introducing an Indigenous Voice in Canadian Music” - Globe and Mail 

Mercedes Terrance 
A Mohawk Akwesasne woman 
@Mercedes Terrance on Facebook 
@peaches_blanco on Instagram


Catch us all this Sat

Event Link             -> Dio Ganhdih, Jayohcee, Cody Coyote, & Mercedes Terrance Live

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Happy to finally have a website to call home! 

After years of procrastinating, I have finally taken the time to create my site Not realizing how easy it would be once I put my mind to it. This is a major step in the rite direction that should have been done sooner. Better late then never right? I plan on writing personal posts like this as well as have a constant flow of blog posts about my daily adventures from a third person perspective. It will most likely be me typing as I will be running the site until I have the money to pay a helper or someone who loves this type of stuff and just wants to help. lol. If your reading this I am glad your are apart of my journey and I hope to build with each and everyone of YOU.

Niawen/Thank you for the support,

NextGen Ent


Jayohcee at Oceti Oyate next to Standing Rock. 

Update to post (Jun 16th 2017, 8:48pm)

'Back from Standing Rock/Oceti Oyate'

 After a journey that seemed like forever but yet was only months of my life I am back on my feet and moving at the best of my abilities. Went on life tour after camp helping create The Rolling Resistance and traveling all over states like North Dakota, New York, City, Denver Colorado to name a few then right into 'Wake Up The World Tour' with Nataanii Means, Witko, Yaz, Art, Chad Charlie, and Tufawon to places like Minneapolis, Phoenix, California, and New Mexico. All sharing on what happened in standing rock as well as showcasing the music that kept me alive today. I have lots to say about these times but not now my friends. I will indulge more with you all soon enough. Camp Life is a song I wrote at camp and a lot of people heard while I was there will be released in the next month. That will start the talking and healing of that subject. Till then I will be pushing and promoting my new website and project. I just wanted to leave this post to keep it apart of history. I wrote the original below before I fully immersed into the camp next to standing rock. I was being a keyboard warrior to the best of my abilities until I was able to be there. I helped in many ways of which I appreciate and will learn from for the rest of my life. That was only the beginning of a long journey in a new direction for a lot. For the rest rest it was fighting, learning and creating brothers, sisters, and family who all care about the real important things in life and continuing the fight. The planet, the future for the children and the well being of each other depend on it. Lets keep learning, keep building and keep fighting until the future generations don't have to. Again I will start telling stories down the road and have a specific section on my site for this type of info. I have made so many family members, friends, and enemies in this journey and thankful for each and everyone of them. More on my love for Oceti Oyate, my views of standing rock, some stories, truths and how to keep up the fight to come. Much love Niawen/Thank you. Jayohcee

Original Post below. (Published Oct 24 2016, 2:17pm)

For over a month I have had more important issues come up other then just music. Something that is really important to me and everyone I know is what is going on in North Dakota right now .I have a lot of friends there and a lot of family has been there and back. I have not been able to make the journey yet due to life not allowing it at this moment, but I am in full support of everything that our protectors are doing at Standing Rock. I will be there as soon as I am able to. Till then I will do all in my power to keep the people aware and awake for what is happening every sec that passes in North Dakota. The people there are praying daily, singing and dancing and when they need to locking themselves down to machinery to stall in anyway till something is done about this pipeline. They are met with riot police, military trucks, cops armed with full assault rifles and all the riot gear and police for a war. Yet the camp and people there remain peaceful with no weapons, no violence. The camp has daily meetings and the main focus is to remain peaceful in all actions. Everything I am saying and more has been documented by many brave people in the camp who have been harassed more then anyone at this point and treated like criminals when they are only reporting on how criminal the police, big oil, and everyone who works with them are. Myron Dewey has been one of the best people to follow with constant updates. His fb is SO many reporters have been arrested and facing jail time just for documenting cause the big oil companies don't want the world how they control the police like puppets without them even knowing or be able to do anything other then get their check. I feel bad for those guys cause they are to weak or scared to stand up for themselves or they are just to evil to care. Amy goodman was one of these people facing 45 years for being there. Then they dropped it cause the mainstream media finally started paying attention. Shailene woodley also a huge supporting since the begging was arrested for just being there. They as well as everyone else who has been arrested continues to be there and stands strong till the call to action is answered. Hope you have a heart an common sense to care about the future of your children and grandchildren and so on till the end of our times. Niawen/Thank you Jayohcee #NoDAPL #BlackSnakeKillaz