Snotty Nose Rez Kids release new single, “Cops With Guns Are The Worst!!!”

Haisla First Nation’s breakout hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids are back with a new single, “Cops With Guns Are The Worst!!!”

This latest track comes off the duo’s upcoming EP, Real Deadly, out April 3.

“Cops With Guns Are The Worst!!!” is a direct response to the RCMP’s recent actions in Wet’suwet’en Territory, according to the pair of Yung Trybez and Young D, who see this song as a rallying call for Indigenous people.

“People close to us have been on the ground day-in and day-out putting their lives on the line to protect all our futures. We’re obviously frustrated by the lack of respect for Indigenous land rights and ownership but watching the RCPM arresting our people for defending their land and protecting their territory, we felt rage. There’s such a long history of RCMP inflicting violence on our people and that rage boiled over into this song. “Cops With Guns Are The Worst!!!” is a rager and for us this was the only way to tell that story.  We see the Indigenous youth leading the current blockades. They’re fighting not just for the future of tomorrow, but for the future of today. This song was made specifically for them.”

Snotty Nose Rez Kids have an extensive Canada/US tour set to kick off on April 12 in Portland, Oregon. Here is the full list of dates:

04/12 – Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar
04/14 – San Francisco, CA @ Crystal Cavern
04/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
04/19 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
04/20 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
04/23 – Houston, TX @ Green Room at Warehouse Live
04/24 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
04/25 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tigers
04/26 – Dallas, TX @ Ruins
04/28 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
04/29 – Denver, CO @ Moon Room
04/30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Loading Dock
05/01 – Boise, ID @ Olympic
05/02 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
05/30 – Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach
06/02 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
06/04 – Boston, MA @ Once
06/05 – Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy
06/06 – Washington DC @ Songbyrd
06/07 – Durham, NC @ Pinhook
06/08 – Atlanta, GA @ Purgatory at The Masquerade
06/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club
06/12 – Chicago, IL @ Schuba’s
06/13 – Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary
06/27 – Lake Cowichan, BC @ Laketown Ranch (Laketown Shakedown)
07/11 – Troms, NO @ Kafjord (Riddu Riddu Festival)

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