Manik 1derful is the most technically sound and skilled Native Hip Hop artist. He is a member of the Haida and Cree nations and hold his cultures high in thought and practice. He is a television producer having done a season of Multicultural Youth TV as a start with a few programs on the go. He is a active battler in both King of The Dot battle league and Grindtime Now. He is the most traveled m.c. battler out of Vancouver and the only native to travel internationally with battling. He is also a member of the Stressed Street collective and commits to a raw hip hop feel in all his music! He is a co founder of NativeHood which is a store based out of Winnipeg which celebrates native clothing lines. He is one of few artists sponsered by Ephin clothing based out of the 604. To top it iff he is considered a pioneer of the West Coast native hip hop movement along with names such as Os12 and Redcloud.
MANIK IS THE TRUE EPITOME OF UNDERGROUND ARTISTRY AND WHEN ASKED WHAT HIS MAIN GOAL IS , HE RESPONDS " TO SEE THE ELDERS SMILE AFTER A LIFE OF SUFFERING , KNOWING THAT IT WASNT IN VAIN!"