20 June 2021 7:00 pm
Snotty Nose Rez Kids is a Haisla Hip-Hop duo from Kitimat, BC, composed of rappers Yung Trybez & Young D. Formed in 2016, SNRK released back-to-back albums in 2017, self-titled debut in Jan 2017 & The Average Savage in Sept 2017. The latter secured them Best Hip Hop Artist at the Western Canadian Music Awards, cemented them 2018’s Polaris Music Prize Short List, & landed them a 2019 Juno Nomination for Best Indigenous Music Album. The group toured heavily in Canada with appearances in NYC, Seattle and Darwin, Australia. They quickly gained notoriety for their energetic, inspiring and thought provoking shows.
SNRK led 2019 with their 3rd album, TRAPLINE, which received stellar reviews and press from Exclaim!, Beatroute, Bandcamp, Hip Hop Canada, CBCMusic, Complex, Hype Magazine, Okayplayer, Noisey, & FADER. The duo embarked on a 60+ show tour of Canada, US, Mexico, UK & Australia receiving a groundswell of support for their live show, scoring 9/9 on multiple Exclaim! show reviews. That same year, SNRK won Breakout Artist at the WCMA’s & the album was Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, marking SNRK as one of only three artists to ever be shortlisted back-to-back years. They wrapped up 2019 with TRAPLINE listed on numerous Best Album of the Year lists. Exclaim! named TRAPLINE one of the 50 Best Albums of the 2010’s, Top 10 Hip Hop Album of the Year, & Top 50 Songs of the 2010’s for Boujee Natives. SNRK begin 2020 with their first headlining US Tour, the Born Deadly Tour.