B. OF DAKOTA SOUTH RECORDS AND JUQ ON THE COVER!!!
THE SPECiAL iSSUE DROPS MAY 5, 2017
(March 27, 2017 - Albuquerque, NM) ROCKWIRED MAGAZINE will be celebrating it's fifth anniversary in the month of May with two issues. One will be the regularly scheduled MAY issue celebrating active rocks's top bass players and the other is the return of the supplemental digital magazine ROCK IS RED - which highlights American Indian and First Nations music makers. On the cover of this brand new issue will be the NAMMY WARD-winning hip hop artist and entrepreneur B OF DAKOTA SOUTH RECORDS (Yankton Sioux) and JUQ (Oglala Sioux). Neither of these artists is new to pages of ROCKWIRED MAGAZINE our our podcasts. In the past year, B's profile has grown tremendously thanks to his re-working of the REDBONE classic COME AND GET YOUR LOVE which has earned him an NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD for BEST SONG. The music video for the song has been gaining traction online and through FNX (FIRST NATIONS EXPERIENCE) so 2017 is shaping up to be the year for the Yankton Sioux artist. However, B is also a business man with a label - DAKOTA SOUTH RECORDS. Signed to that label is his protege JUQ. The Oglala R&B artist has made a strong impression with his EP OGP and it's single CALLING BULL. and is now on the verge of releasing an LP designed to take the artist to the next level. This new issue will be released digitally March 5, 2017 and will also feature interviews with DISTRICT AVENUE, A.K. McLEOD, BLACK RAIN, DIGAWOLF, KRISTI LANE SINCLAIR, NO MORE MOMENTS, REZMANIAN DEVILS SOCIETY, SOULS ON MONDAY and SIGNAL 99. In addition ot profiles on these artists, this forthcoming issue of ROCK IS RED will also feature profiles on Navajo artist LYDELL MITCHELL regarding his line of skateboards, Oglala Lakota poet LAYLI LONG SOLDIER for her new collection of poetry WHEREAS and Navajo filmmaker BLACKHORSE LOWE for his latest film CHASING THE LIGHT.
ABOUT ROCK iS RED
The newly rechristened podcast was relaunched on ROCKWIRED.COM in April 2015. Since the shows Launch in May of 2011 some of the artists that have been featured have included JANA MASHONEE, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, INDIGENOUS, AUDIOPHARMACY, MICHAEL BUCHER, NAKE NULA WAUN, NATIVE ROOTS, CODY BLACK BIRD, SHELLEY MORNINGSONG, MELANIE STORMM, MICHAEL BUCHER, DEY & NITE, OSTWELVE, JIR PROJECT BAND, DEREK MILLER, THE PLATEROS, ANIMAL TEEF, B OF DAKOTA SOUTH RECORDS, TERRENCE.JAYE, DIGGING ROOTS, BLACK OWL SOCIETY, TONE DEF SIRENS EDEN FINE DAY, SIHASIN, KICKIN KROTCH, GHOST TOWN ORCHESTRA, BLACK STONE and more.
ROCKWIRED MEDIA is also the publisher of the monthly digital magazine ROCKWIRED MAGAZINE - the first American Indian-owned rock magazine . ROCKWIRED MEDIA is continually seeking artists to be featured on ROCK IS RED. While the word ROCK is in the title and BRIAN LUSH'S ROCKWIRED is primarily an active rock publication ROCK IS RED is open to a wide range of music.
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