Jb the first Lady is a Vancouver based female hip hop/spoken word artist, beat-boxer, cultural dancer, aboriginal youth educator, award-winning actor, and member of the Nuxalk and Cayauga Nations who is "using [her] words to go upwards/not backwards." These are lyrics that describe what JB tries to convey in her music. Hip Hop is her chosen avenue of expression. JB’s music is lyrically motivated with depth, meaning, and positivity like none other. She has release 2 albums in 2 years. Her first Album is called “Indigenous Love” and her current release is Called “Get Ready Get Steady”. JB was nominated at the Aboriginal Peoples choice awards for “Best Hiphop album”, “Female Entertainer of the Year”, “Best New Artist” in 2011/2012.
2014 Year of Music is a provincial initiative that celebrates the spirit of music in Manitoba – uniting musicians, the music industry, festivals, events, and fans who put us in the international spotlight and make Manitoba a great place to live, work, and visit.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2014 APCMA WINNERS AND NOMINEES!
DEADLINE FOR 2015 SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE NEW YEAR - MANITO AHBEE FESTIVAL DATES ARE SEPTEMBER 9 - 13, 2015 - WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA