About the artist
Drezus is an indigenous rapper and activist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Drezus' accomplishments in the field of music include awards for Best Music Video, Best Producer/Engineer, Best Rap/Hip Hop Album, and Indigenous Entertainer of the Year. These awards followed the success of his album, Indian Warpath, released in the summer of 2014. However, Manitopyes' life was not always filled with awards and recognition. Growing up as a member of the First Nations tribe, he faced multiple jail stints and violence in his life. Manitopyes has found meaning in his music and is working to share it with those who will listen.