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Best Independent Music Video of 2020, Announcement & Acceptance Speech – CIMVA Recap

Best Independent Music Video of 2020, Announcement & Acceptance Speech – CIMVA Recap

This year Dropout Entertainment was proud to award Cody Coyote with the award for the Best Canadian Independent Music Video in the Third Annual CIMVAs for his music video Manidoo Dewe’igan, produced by Ajax Creative. Cody Coyote was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, and is of Ojibwe/Irish descent with ancestry from Matachewan First Nation.

With his fusion of strong, profound lyricism accompanied by corresponding influential sounds, this multi-award nominated and award winning Hip-Hop/Electronic artist grasps his listeners attention and delivers a mesmerizing performance. Outside of music, Cody Coyote is also a motivational speaker, workshop facilitator and is the host of “The Beat” on 95.7 elmnt fm.
While being actively engaged in the music industry, Cody Coyote’s journey includes being up for nominations in the “Best Rap/Hip-Hop CD” and the “Single Of The Year” categories at the 2015 Indigenous Music Awards as well as the “Best Music Video” category at the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards. Cody Coyote was a recipient of the Ontario 150 Award, received the Ottawa’s Favourite Hip-Hop Artist Award at the 2020 Ottawa Awards and now, The “Best Music Video” award at The 3rd Annual Canadian Independent Music Video Awards!
Click below to watch the announcement of the award, and Cody Coyote’s acceptance speech. Keep your eyes peeled for a video interview with Cody Coyote coming soon!

Photo Credit: Dance Roots

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Jesse Read

Jesse Read is a videographer, writer and editor for Dropout Entertainment. As a musician as well as a videographer, Jesse has travelled the country numerous times, playing alongside and listening to the stories of hundreds of artists. A few of those are documented on this site. For video's, interviews & features follow the contact us tab!

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