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Polaris Prize

The Brampton, Ont., artist receives $50,000 for her album "13th Floor."
It's one of the country's biggest awards.
"Music is changing this land," he said at the award ceremony. "This is the future. This is what's to come."
This is one of Canada's most prestigious music prizes.
"I really am surprised."
The problem with this particular group of guys isn't that they invoked the Vietnam War at all, it's that they did it for a really shitty reason. To suggest that any subject matter be restricted to any artist is a low-key expression of censorship and should be resisted. Politically sensitive, controversial imagery needs to be available; to declare it off-limits infantilizes the role of music and art, and our expectations from it.
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When Tanya Tagaq won the 2014 Polaris Prize a week ago, Tagaq made international headlines with two words she uttered during
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