In the run up to the launch of Eye on the Arctic’s next multimedia project this winter, we’ve dug into our archives to bring you some of our most popular videos from past projects.
Today, we bring you a conversation with TuuMotz, one of the founders of Nuuk Posse, Greenland’s seminal hip-hop group, about his life, why rapping in the Inuit language is so important to him and how hip-hop can build bridges between people across the Arctic.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Pioneering Inuit artist honoured with Canadian ‘heritage minute,’ Radio Canada International
Finland: TV-loving domestic reindeer becomes celebrity in Arctic Finland, Yle News
Greenland: Short film follow-up to “Gravity” connects the final and “last” frontiers, Blog by Mia Bennett
Norway: Arctic bird cliff will be Norway’s next contribution to slow TV, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: New Nordic Noir drama to be set in Arctic Sweden, Radio Sweden
United States: ‘Ultimate Survival Alaska’ star James Sweeney has mixed feelings about reality TV, Alaska Dispatch News