Rellik is a multi award winning , 19 x nominated hip hop fusion artist from Edmonton, Alberta. A proud Indigenous, Metis , he is multi faceted, and his recordings and performances have have always left audiences and listeners wanting more.
With over 300 performances and over a decade of experience under his belt, this mid career artist captivates audiences with his messages, which are positive, and sometimes emotional or comical but always highly entertaining. Sharing the stage with the likes of hiphop moguls like RUN DMC , The Game , down to some of his child hood heroes , Buffy St Marie , and The Guess Who, this musical journey has been a dream come true for someone who has overcame adversities and flourished through his years.
Often compared to the likes of artists like Shooter Jennings, Everlast or Kid rock , he is heavily influenced by genres out side of Hip Hop , including Country , Blues , Folk and Rock and always delivers his message with clarity.
With songs featuring in movies , television and even school curriculum's across Canada , Relliks new project, “Signal From Earth” features an array of talented musicians and creative minds alike to collaborate on an album that is highly unique. “Its a little Country , a little Rock , A little Blues and even Folk. All blended togethor with his tried and true urban sound.
A lifetime student of music, he is also a father of three and has been the primary caregiver for his three children, while developing his craft and working full time.
From prestigious music festivals , to world class sporting events, conferences , youth work shops and giving countless hours back to the community , there is yet to be a crowd Rellik cannot entertain with a smile. He is also active in influencing youth with empowering workshops in schools and Indigenous communities abroad.
2017 Winner Best Music Video – Edmonton Short Film festival
2017 Native American Music Award nominee (2)
2017 Nominated “Hometown Hero” on Hockey Night in Canada
2017 Folk On The Rocks
2017 North Country Fair
2017 National Aboriginal Day Live on APTN (Vancouver)
2017- #1 on the National Aboriginal Music Countdown ( The Hour)
-2017 – Release of “The Hour” (Mamas Song) – Official Music Video
-2017 Edmonton Arts Council – Cultural Diversity in the Arts award recipient
-2017 Edmonton Music Prize shortlist
- 2016 Seven Music Festival
-2016 Winner – Best Hip Hop recording – Indian Summer Music Awards
-2016 Indian Summer Music Award nominee (2) (Milwaukee)
-2016 CUT Awards nominee (2) – Best Single, Prarie Album of the year
-2016 Edmonton Music award nominee – Best hip hop recording
-2016 Edmonton Music awards CD compilation placement
-2016 Mayors Celebration for the arts nominee – Emerging artist award
-2016 North Country Fair main stage
-2015 Western Canadian Music Awards nominee- Aboriginal recording of the year
-2015 Nominated at the 2015 Indigenous Music Awards
-Entertainer of the year
-Single of the year
-2015-License on multiple episodes of “Blackstone” new season 5
-Three #1-singles on the National Aboriginal Music Countdown
-2015 #16 on NAMC best of 2015
-2015 HOPE concert performance, Barrie , On
-2015 Pan American Games – Toronto
-2015 K-Days Edmonton Exhibition main stage performance
-2015 Nominee at the Edmonton Music Awards (Best Hip Hop)
-2015 Winner of the United Way “My United Way Voice” Contest
-United Way Red Tie Gala – Headliner
-2015 Performance at Gathering of Nations – Albuquerque, NM
-2014 North American Indigenous Games performance
-2014 The Works Art and Design Festival
-2014 Heart in the City Festival headliner
-2014 Release of APTN-funded music video for “By Your Side”
-2014 Featured on CBC’s “Arctic Air”
2013 Winner of Best Music Video @- APCMA Awards