This could be quite the week for Edmonton's Cadence Weapon (known to his mother as Rollie Pemberton). His song "Conditioning" sits atop our indie music chart The R3-30 and tomorrow he finds out if his record Hope In Dirt City makes it onto the Polaris Music Prize short list.
from Hope In Dirt City
When he reached the top spot on our chart, we called him and he said if he doesn't win this year's Polaris, he hopes Japandroids, Grimes or Yamantaka // Sonic Titan do. Who are you gunning for?
More music from Cadence Weapon on his CBC Music page
Real talk with Vish Khanna: Cadence Weapon
Cadence Weapon performs live on Q
on Jul 16, 2012