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Cadence Weapon

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Cadence Weapon is Edmonton-born, Toronto-based rapper and producer Rollie Pemberton. His groundbreaking albums Breaking Kayfabe and Hope In Dirt City were both shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize. Pemberton served as Poet Laureate of Edmonton from 2009 to 2011. His new self-titled album explores themes of individuality, race and technology.

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  • Cadence Weapon was the Poet Laureate of Edmonton, Alberta for two years.
  • He's been nominated for the Polaris Prize three times!
  • In 2014, he released a book of poetry called "Magnet Days."
  • Father was a Hip Hop DJ which inspired him to become a musician.